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Russia Claims to Have Designed New ‘Stealth’ Bomber

Russia’s air force is claiming to have official approval for a conceptual design of a bomber it is claiming to have stealth capabilities. Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev, Russian air force commander, said documents were signed for industry to start developing systems for PAK-DA, according to a report by RIA Novosti. …

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William Shelton: Some Space Fence Receivers Put In Storage

The U.S. Air Force Space Command is faced with tough decisions on what its priorities are for space strategy as the command faces budget tightening, the command’s leader said Tuesday. Gen. William Shelton said the command has decided to put a third of the receivers used for the Space Fence …

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Memo: AF Taking $18B FY 2013 Sequestration Hit

The U.S. Air Force expects to cut $12 billion from its budget under sequestration at the same time it is facing a $1.8 billion shortfall for overseas contingency operations and a continuing resolution, two top Air Force officials said in a memo. American Forces Press Service reports Gen. Larry Spencer, …

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Transcom Head William Fraser Considering Hybrid Cargo Airships

Air Force Gen. William Fraser, head of Transportation Command, has indicated that hybrid airships could have the potential to carry more cargo than a ship or aircraft. Fraser told the House Armed Services Committee Wednesday helium-fueled airfoil-shaped blimps could be used to take cargo delivery from the factory to the …

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