An Aerospace Industries Association report highlights the bright future for the commercial drone industry and the risk of the US being left behind unless regulations are updated. "Global competitors are working to seize the market from the United States, the country that invented this technology," said AIA President and CEO Eric Fanning. "We must start now on certification standards, exports, and spectrum to ensure the opportunities stay American."
The Navy has selected Northrop Grumman to provide engineering and support services for littoral combat ship mission modules.
The Lockheed Martin F-35 is on Taiwan's list of potential military purchases. The country is also considering purchases of the Boeing KC-135.
Lockheed Martin will provide training to the US Air Force Special Operations Command on how to protect military networks under a $200 million contract. The work could mean jobs in Central Florida.
In this interview, Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO Peter Ingram talks about the carrier's selection of Boeing 787-9 aircraft over the Airbus A330-900 and what it means for Hawaiian's future plans.
The Northrop Grumman-Orbital ATK merger will intensify competition on Florida's Space Coast.
Congress is looking to another short-term extension to keep the Federal Aviation Administration operating after March, when the current extension expires. The issue of air traffic control remains a sticking point for lawmakers.
Kenneth Rapuano, assistant secretary of defense for homeland defense and global security, is confirming that President Donald Trump is serious about the possible creation of a US space force. "He is very interested in ensuring that the department is best organized and equipped to achieve our vital missions in space," Rapuano told lawmakers.
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