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Canada to buy used Australian jets over new Boeing aircraft
December 12th, 2017. 3:55 PM

Canada has ditched a plan to buy 18 Super Hornet jet fighters from U.S.-based Boeing and will instead buy 18 used F-18 fighters from Australia

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Qatar buys 24 Typhoon fighters as part of $8 billion deal
December 10th, 2017. 3:16 PM

BAE Systems has agreed to sell 24 Typhoon fighter planes to Qatar as part of a 6 billion pound ($8 billion) deal with European defense contractors

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3 injured in explosion at Vermont aerospace plant
December 8th, 2017. 6:01 PM

Authorities say a dust collector exploded outside a Vermont aerospace plant, injuring three people

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Chinese drone maker denies giving data to government
December 1st, 2017. 5:09 AM

The Chinese company that is the world's biggest maker of commercial drones is defending itself against claims in a U.S. government document circulated online that it gives Beijing information about American law enforcement and utility companies

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Study finds drones more damaging than bird strikes to planes
November 28th, 2017. 7:11 PM

Researchers say drones that hit large planes can cause more damage than birds of the same size

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Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens developing a hybrid plane
November 28th, 2017. 8:12 AM

Three big European companies are developing a hybrid passenger plane that uses a single electric turbofan along with three conventional jet engines

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Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens working on hybrid plane
November 28th, 2017. 6:51 AM

Three big European companies are developing a hybrid passenger plane that uses a single electric turbofan along with three conventional jet engines

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Japan's Mitsubishi Materials reports faked quality data
November 24th, 2017. 5:16 AM

Mitsubishi Materials in apology for faked product quality data in fresh blow to 'Made in Japan'

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Federal regulators: Nuke plant guard didn't maintain weapons
November 22nd, 2017. 3:00 PM

Federal nuclear regulators say a security officer in charge of maintaining weapons at a Connecticut nuclear power plant didn't follow proper procedures and falsified records to cover the shortfall

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Air Force awards $50M contract to research cybersecurity
November 19th, 2017. 10:31 AM

The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a nearly $50 million contract to a defense contractor to research ways to protect weapons systems from cyberattacks

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Airbus to sell 430 planes to Phoenix-based Indigo for $49.5B
November 15th, 2017. 11:43 AM

Airbus to sell 430 airplanes to US firm Indigo Partners for $49.5 billion in the European firm's biggest deal

Airbus to sell 430 planes to Phoenix-based Indigo for $49.5B
Airbus to sell 430 planes to Phoenix-based Indigo for $49.5B
November 15th, 2017. 8:10 AM

Airbus to sell 430 airplanes to US firm Indigo Partners for $49.5 billion in the European firm's biggest deal

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Lockheed offers glimpse into missile defenses eyed by Saudis
November 14th, 2017. 9:52 PM

US defense giant Lockheed Martin says it's delivering its Patriot missiles to Saudi Arabia

Lockheed offers glimpse into missile defenses eyed by Saudis
The Latest: Parents: Gun-makers show 'disregard' for lives
November 14th, 2017. 5:54 PM

The parents of a child who was killed in the 2012 Newtown school massacre say they have faith the company that made the military-style rifle used in the shooting will be held responsible

The Latest: Parents: Gun-makers show 'disregard' for lives
Is gun-maker liable for Newtown? Court takes up the case
November 14th, 2017. 5:03 PM

A lawyer for relatives of some Newtown school massacre victims has asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to reinstate a wrongful death lawsuit against gun maker Remington Arms

Is gun-maker liable for Newtown? Court takes up the case
The Latest: Court hears appeal in Newtown shooting case
November 14th, 2017. 12:53 PM

A lawyer for relatives of some Newtown school massacre victims has asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to reinstate a wrongful death lawsuit against gun maker Remington Arms

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Boeing inks $1.3B Ethiopian Airlines deal for 777 freighters
November 14th, 2017. 11:03 AM

Boeing inks deal to sell four 777 freighters to Ethiopian Airlines, purchase valued at $1.3 billion

Boeing inks $1.3B Ethiopian Airlines deal for 777 freighters
EgyptAir to buy 12 Bombardier aircraft for $1.1 billion
November 14th, 2017. 8:42 AM

Flagship state carrier EgyptAir signs letter of intent to order 12 Bombardier CS300 passenger aircraft for $1.1 billion

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Israeli police launch investigation into drone company
November 14th, 2017. 6:44 AM

Israeli police have opened an investigation into an Israeli drone company regarding dealings with a "significant client"

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Is gun maker liable? Court takes up Newtown shooting case
November 14th, 2017. 12:12 AM

The Connecticut Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on whether gun maker Remington Arms should be held liable for the 2012 Newtown school massacre

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