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Some European aerospace companies are shifting their focus—and staff—to markets where there are more growth opportunities. Saab recently established an Asia-Pacific regional headquarters in Bangkok headed by Dan-Ake Enstedt, who

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The galactic project, set to launch in 2017, will be made with local expertise – with 45 UAE experts and engineers leading the development of the satellite, the Emirates Institution

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An Estonian software team has invented a program that will allow countries (or private space companies) to keep their satellites from bumping into each other without revealing the location of

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President Vladimir Putin told astronauts in orbit on Friday that Russia will send up the first manned flights from its own soil in 2018, using a new launch pad he

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The U.S. Air Force will likely opt for a mixed approach for a next-generation weather satellite that includes smaller spacecraft, according to top Air Force officials. The Air Force plans

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The U.S. Navy said on Monday it will deploy for the first time a laser weapon on one of its ships that could be capable of shooting down drones and

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Japan’s Civil Aviation Bureau said on Friday that preparations are not yet complete for any test flight of Boeing Co’s  grounded 787 Dreamliner this week. “It’s Thursday (in the United

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Boeing Co said on Friday it would lay off about 800 machinists this year as it reduces its workforce on its 747 and 787 airplane programs. The reductions are part

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The president of Bangladesh, Zillur Rahman, has died after a long illness, a spokesman for the prime minister’s office in Dhaka has announced. The president, 84, had been undergoing treatment

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LONDON — India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered cases against specific individuals as it investigates corruption in the tainted VIP helicopter deal with AgustaWestland. The CBI says it

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Fourteen years after controversially deciding to go with General Electric as the sole-source provider of engines for its longer-range 777 variants, Boeing is poised to repeat history by following suit

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