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Image - Boeing Delivers 1st US Army Multiyear II Configured Chinook

Boeing Delivers 1st US Army Multiyear II Configured Chinook

Boeing [NYSE: BA] today delivered the first multiyear II configured CH-47F Chinook helicopter to the U.S. Army one month ahead of schedule. The delivery was celebrated in a ceremony at the production facility in Ridley Township, Pa. “This delivery is an example of teamwork and commitment to the troops in the field,” said Col. Rob Barrie, project mana...
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Image - Iraq - AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire Missiles

Iraq - AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $700 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on July 28, 2014. ...
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Image - Venus Express: Up Above the Clouds so High

Venus Express: Up Above the Clouds so High

ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft has climbed to a new orbit following its daring aerobraking experiment, and will now resume observations of this fascinating planet for at least a few more months.The orbit-raising followed a month of aerobraking that saw the spacecraft surf in and out of the atmosphere at altitudes typically between 131 km and 135 km for a couple of...
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