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This Week in the Russia-Ukraine War
Friday, May 17, 2024 - by Forecast International

A snapshot of recent news from sources around the world on the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war.   Political Developments President Joe Biden signed a bill banning imports of enriched uranium from …
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Tomorrow’s Seascape: DoD’s Replicator sUSV Element Begins to Take Shape
Friday, May 17, 2024 - by Jon Hemler

U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks’ May 6th Replicator announcement signals that the Navy’s effort to fast-track small uncrewed surface vessel (sUSV) acquisitions and fleet integration is well underway.  The …
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767 Freighter Granted Reprieve by FAA Reauthorization Act
Friday, May 17, 2024 - by Raymond Jaworowski

  The recently passed U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization act exempts new Boeing 767-300F freighters from FAA emissions requirements until 2033.  The measure thus grants a reprieve for the …
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Spirit AeroSystems Plans Layoffs Amid 737 Production Slow Down
Friday, May 17, 2024 - by Forecast International

Spirit AeroSystems plans to lay off hundreds of workers at its Wichita, Kan. facility over the next few weeks, according to an internal memo seen by Wichita-based KSN.  The company’s …
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