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8/19/2019

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Symbiotic Design for Cyber Physical Systems program seeks to leverage artificial intelligence to design systems that can stand up against cyberattacks.

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Nextgov
8/19/2019

Canada has ordered 360 military vehicles from General Dynamics Land Systems Canada in a deal worth $2.26 billion. The vehicles will be manufactured in London, Ontario.

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8/19/2019

GE Additive has signed an agreement with New South Wales, Australia, to develop a 3D printing aerospace center. "Our partnership with GE Additive will create many hi-tech jobs across the aerospace, medical and automotive sectors," said New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian.

8/19/2019

Embraer is using a modified EMB-203 Ipanema aircraft to develop an all-electric aircraft demonstrator in partnership with WEG.

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FlightGlobal (U.K.)
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8/19/2019

China's Smart Dragon-1 rocket has successfully delivered three satellites into orbit, advancing China's plan to attract more commercial launches.

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Reuters
8/19/2019

The Aerospace Industries Association is voicing its support for a 10-year renewal of the US Export-Import Bank. "We support a 10-year reauthorization as it offers certainty for US manufacturers who are trying to plan long-term," said Kelvin Stroud, AIA's director of international affairs and policy. "It also makes sure that our aerospace and defense sector can maintain its high level of technology and innovation."

8/19/2019

The White House is supporting the sale of Lockheed Martin F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, advancing a stalled deal for dozens of jets. The deal is expected to receive bipartisan support in Congress.

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Defense News
8/16/2019

NASA is conducting final tests of its new, cloud-based drone traffic control system. The tests are being conducted in Corpus Christi, Texas, where windy conditions and tall buildings present challenges not encountered in more rural areas.

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8/16/2019

A Northrop Grumman scramjet engine has achieved thrust levels exceeding 13,000 pounds in tests performed by the Air Force Research Laboratory and Air Force Test Center.

8/16/2019

Texas Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, along with Texas Rep. Brian Babin, are urging NASA to move work on the 2024 moon mission to Houston, a city that played a major role in the Apollo program. NASA is expected to build lander elements in Huntsville, Ala., at the Marshall Space Flight Center.

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Politico