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3 hrs ago | This Is London

De La Rue turns to BAE Systems for new boss

Banknotes printer De La Rue today turned to BAE Systems to fill a void created by the departure of its boss Tim Cobbold in March.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

5 hrs ago | Lancashire Evening Post

450 management jobs set to be axed at BAE Systems

Hundreds of jobs are understood to be at risk at planemaker BAE Systems as part of a review of the management structure.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

5 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

BAE Systems in Barrow begins demolition work. Library photo

BAE Systems has begun to demolish buildings in Barrow as part of a A 300m redevelopment programme that will transform the way it builds submarines.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

8 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Eastern Ukraine rebel leader agrees to let encircled Ukraine troops leave

A combination satellite image taken by DigitalGlobe on June 19, 2014 and August 20, 2014 shows what is reported to be a military deployment site on the Russian side of the border, near Rostov-on-Don.

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8 hrs ago | DefenceTalk News

Raytheon Delivers First Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missiles to US Navy

Raytheon Company delivered the first Block 2 variant of its Rolling Airframe Missile system to the U.S. Navy as part of the company's 2012 Low Rate Initial Production contract.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Raytheon, BBN Technologies, Trusted Computer Solutions, Raytheon Technical Services, Computers, IT Services

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Russia Taday

Russia's Defense Ministry ridicules NATO's photo-proof of invasion in Ukraine

A handout photo provided on August 28, 2014 by DigitalGlobe via NATO allegedly shows Russian military units moving in a convoy formation with self-propelled artillery in the area of Krasnodon, Ukraine It makes no sense to comment in detail on the satellite imagery released by NATO as "proof" of Russia's military involvement in Ukraine, Defense ... (more)

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, DigitalGlobe

Marine News

HMS Prince of Wales Hull Departs for Rosyth

A huge section of hull for HMS Prince of Wales, the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier, has today begun its delivery voyage from HM Naval Base Portsmouth the future home of the Queen Elizabeth Class.

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Related Topix: Canada, Manufacturing, BAE Systems

Manufacturing.net

Lockheed Martin's Superhuman Workers Of Tomorrow

In the latest news of life imitating art, it seems that an exoskeleton suit similar to ones used in Tom Cruise's summer movie Edge of Tomorrow may be here today.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Edge of Tomorrow, Celebrities, Tom Cruise, US Military, US Navy

Wireless Design & Development

Engineering Newswire 105: BAE Makes Planes More Human

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're 3D printing bump keys to pick locks, taking electrical prescriptions, and spraying smart skin onto airplanes.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

Wireless Design & Development

Aircraft Set to Become More Human as Engineers Develop Smart Skins

Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like 'skin', enabling the detection of injury or damage and the ability to 'feel' the world around them.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

The Daily Caller

DARPA Is Building A New Space Plane For The Pentagon

Aerospace and defense contractor Northrop Grumman recently unveiled its concept for the Pentagon's new space plane, the XS-1 - an unmanned drone-shuttle capable of carrying small and medium-sized satellites into orbit cheaply and autonomously.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Conservative Political News, US News

Newindpress

$7 bn Mars Rocket Set for 2018 Debut: NASA

WASHINGTON: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced to launch its $7 billion Space Launch System - the heavy-lift, exploration class rocket under development to take humans beyond earth and eventually to Mars - by November 2018.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Daily Herald

AAR division acquires container manufacturer

Wood Dale-based AAR Corp. said its Mobility Systems business has acquired the assets of Cool Containers, a manufacturer of temperature-controlled containers used to transport climate-sensitive pharmaceuticals and biological cargo.

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The Wichita Eagle

Cessnaa s Independence plant delivers 10,000th single-engine plane

Cessna Aircraft's Independence plant has reached a milestone with the delivery of the 10,000th single-engine airplane built at the plant since it made its first delivery in June 1996, the company said.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Cessna Aircraft, Liberty University, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Citation Mustang, Lynchburg, VA

News Max

Economy Expands 4.2 Percent, More Than Previously Forecast

The economy in the U.S. expanded more than previously forecast in the second quarter, propelled by the biggest gain in business investment in more than two years that bodes well for the rest of 2014.

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Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services, Valhalla, NY

Bloomberg

Economy in U.S. Expands 4.2%, More Than Previously Forecast

U.S. gross domestic product, the value of all goods and services produced, rose at a 4.2 percent annualized rate, up from an initial estimate of 4 percent, Commerce Department figures showed today in Washington.

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Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services

Marine News

Textron Awarded $22-M Navy LCAC Contract Modification

The US Department of Defense informs that Textron Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, is being awarded a $21,904,620 modification to a previously awarded contract for the construction of Landing Craft, Air Cushion 101 of the ship-to-shore connector program.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Textron, New Orleans, LA, Department of Defense, US News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

OC Weekly

Jinbei Thinks Different

I usually avoid using the tooA -easily misconstrued word to describe anything. But not since Kappo Sui in Costa Mesa have I encountered a more authentic Japanese restaurant in OC than Jinbei.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Costa Mesa, CA, Semiconductors, Irvine Sensors, Electronics, Irvine, CA, Japanese Cuisine, Sushi

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Willis Lease Finance Corp. Director Unloads 401 Shares of Stock

Willis Lease Finance Corp. Director W William Coon, Jr. unloaded 401 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 25th.

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Related Topix: Willis Lease Finance, Leasing

Alabama Live

DRS Technologies eyes new opportunities during groundbreaking at Redstone Gateway in Huntsville

"We're working several new opportunities here on Redstone, so, strategically, it made sense for us to be aligned here."

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, DRS Technologies, Huntsville, AL, Redstone Arsenal, AL

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