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Suicide bombing at Kabul mosque

Kabul mosque blastThirty-nine people were killed in a suicide bombing of a Shi’ite mosque in eastern Afghanistan, and the death toll may climb further, police and government officials said.
 

US judge halts 3-D printed gun blueprints hours before planned release

3-D printed gun halted in USA US judge blocked the planned release of 3-D printed gun blueprints hours before they were set to hit the internet, siding with states that sued to halt publication of designs to make weapons security screening may not detect.
 

Embraer falls to $126.5 million loss on fewer deliveries, defense

A KC-390.Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA on Tuesday fell to a second-quarter net loss of $126.5 million on fewer commercial and executive jet deliveries and a steep drop in revenue at its defense aircraft division.
   

Biggest sales haul in five years at 2018 Farnborough Airshow

Farnborough airport.The recently concluded Farnborough International Airshow generated an impressive number of orders and other purchase commitments (options, letters of intent, Memoranda of Understanding, etc.) for the world’s commercial aircraft manufacturers. Aircraft orders and commitments totaled more than 1,400, outpacing recent Farnborough shows and even the last two Paris Air Shows (2017 and 2015). One would have to go back to the 2013 Paris show to find a bigger sales haul at an international air show.

 

Europe still shopping for fighters

A Rafale.Slovakia has just opted for14 F-16V fighters to replace its decaying Mig-29s, and according to Theresboiu.ro, the Defense Minister Mihai Fifor announced that it plans to purchase 5 additional F-16 fighter jets from Portugal to progressively replace part of the aging Russian MiG-21 fleet.

   

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