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North Carolina National Guard Conducts New Equipment Training on Textron-Built UAS Platform

The North Carolina National Guard has conducted new equipment training activities near Fort Bragg for six weeks to evaluate the latest model of the Textron-built RQ-7BV2 Shadow tactical unmanned aerial system. The U.S. Army said Friday that the latest model features several upgrades which help meet NATO regulations on interoperability and …

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Senate Panel’s Defense Policy Bill to Authorize $1.2B for USAF Light Attack Aircraft Procurement

The Senate Armed Services Committee’s defense policy bill for fiscal 2018 would provide the U.S. Air Force with $1.2 billion in funds to acquire a new light attack aircraft through the OA-X procurement program, Defense News reported Thursday. The Senate panel approved its version of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act through …

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XCOR Aerospace CEO John Gibson to Be Nominated as DoD Deputy Chief Management Officer

John Gibson, president and CEO of private spaceflight and rocket engine development company XCOR Aerospace, will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as deputy chief management officer at the Defense Department. The White House said Friday Gibson also serves as chairman of the advisory committee at investment management company Looking …

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