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Rapid Fire May 30, 2012: Air Control Coordination

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* Rafael is trying to increase the range of its Iron Dome rocket shields. The US plans to provide military aid to Israel to buy more of these counter-rocket systems, though so far numbers fluctuate widely between the Administration, the House and the Senate. * House Armed Services Committee member Silvestre Reyes [D-TX-16] lost the Democratic primary after serving 8 terms. He’s currently the Ranking Member of two subcommittees: Readiness, and Air and Land Forces. * Booz Allen Hamilton’s revenue for its FY 2012 grew by 4.8% to almost $5.9B. Their total backlog at the end of March was down $120M to $10.8B, though the funded part of the backlog gained ground to $2.9B vs. $2.4B a year earlier. * Engineers at US Navy’s Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Florida have been working on test plans to figure out elusive problems with (potentially) hydraulic systems on EA-6Bs. * The latest Air Land Sea Bulletin [PDF] is dedicated to airspace control and the many complex coordination measures that entails. * Pentagon #2 Ashton Carter speaks at the American Enterprise Institute today at 10:45am ET on budget priorities. * An AH-64 Apache crashed during a patrol in Afghanistan on Monday, killing its […]

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