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Australian Air Force Declares Initial Operating Capability for Boeing-Built Poseidon Aircraft

The Royal Australian Air Force’s P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft, built by Boeing, has reached initial operating capability status five months ahead of schedule. Australia has received six of 12 P-8As on order to date, RAAF said Tuesday. The Number 11 Squadron operates the delivered units at a military airbase in Edinburgh, South Australia. Marise Payne, …

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Navy Commissions Virginia-Class Attack Submarine USS Colorado

The U.S. Navy has commissioned USS Colorado that was built by General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary as part of the Block III Virginia-class submarine program. Cmdr. Reed Koepp II will serve as commander of the submarine designated as SSN 788 and sponsored by former Navy Secretary Ray Mabus’ daughter Annie, the …

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Georgia Congressional Delegation Pushes for State to House Army Futures Command

Georgia’s congressional delegation, led by Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA), has sent a letter urging the U.S. Army to station the service’s Futures Command in the state. The letter, addressed to Secretary of the Army Mark Esper, emphasized that Georgia’s city of Atlanta may serve as a technological resource for the Futures Command, Sen. Isakson’s …

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DoD Works With Interagency Group on Space Industrial Base Review

The Defense Department is working with NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Reconnaissance Office on the space portion of a report on the state of the defense industrial base, Space News reported Sunday. Brennan Hogan Grignon, industry outreach director for the defense secretary, said at a House Aerospace Caucus event that the …

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