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Air Forces Plans to Purchase New A-10 Aircraft Wings

The U.S. Air Force is selecting sources for an upcoming contractual effort to rebuild wings of the A-10 support aircraft, Military.com reported Tuesday. Ann Stefanek, an Air Force spokeswoman, said the branch is allotting $267 milllion to purchase 20 wings through the A-10-Thunderbolt II Advanced-Wing Continuation Kit program's next contract.

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Report: US State Dept Shuts 19 Diplomatic Missions for a Week

The State Department has closed 19 U.S. consulates and embassies for a week after a National Security Agency surveillance program identified a possible al Qaeda-planned attack during the Eid’l Fitr celebration, Reuters reported Monday. Tabassum Zakaria writes a list of regions and areas where diplomatic operations have been suspended from …

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