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Trump Signs $674B Defense Appropriations Bill for Fiscal 2019

President Donald Trump on Friday signed into law an appropriations package that would allocate $674B in fiscal 2019 funds for the Defense Department, USNI News reported Friday. The defense spending bill represents a $19.8B increase from the enacted fiscal 2018 budget and earmarks $24.2B in funds for 13 new combat ships that include three Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers, two Virginia-class attack submarines and three littoral combat ships.

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Col. Matthew Kelly to Lead V-22 Joint Program Office Within NAVAIR

Col. Matthew Kelly, formerly MV-22 military lead for the V-22 Osprey program, has assumed leadership of the V-22 Joint Program Office within the Naval Air Systems Command and succeeded former program manager Col. Dan Robinson. NAVAIR said Thursday Kelly will lead PMA-275’s work to oversee the full lifecycle of the tiltrotor aircraft …

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NAVAIR Test Flies Osprey Aircraft With 3D-Printed Engine Nacelle

The Naval Air Systems Command put an MV-22B Osprey military aircraft fitted with a three-dimensional printed engine nacelle system through a test flight Friday at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland. The demonstration marks the first time a U.S. Navy-owned aircraft flew with a safety critical component that was built through the additive manufacturing …

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Navy Eyes Increased Maritime Aircraft Presence in APAC

The U.S. Navy plans to deploy additional manned and unmanned maritime planes across the the branch’s Asia-Pacific operational area as part of a five-year navigation strategy, Flightglobal reported Tuesday. James Drew writes the military service wants to increase APAC presence of U.S. naval air platforms, including Northrop Grumman-built Triton and Fire …

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