The airline said if Boom’s new Overture jetliner meets safety, operational and sustainability standards, it hopes to fly passengers on the supersonic aircraft by the end of the decade.
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Missile-equipped drones built with affordable digital technology helped turn the tide against Russian-backed forces in Syria, Libya and Azerbaijan.
Germany could become the first large nation to subsidize use of consumer satellite internet services such as that offered by Elon Musk’s Starlink.
The plane maker paused deliveries as the Federal Aviation Administration requests more information about Boeing’s plans to address previously disclosed production problems.
The plane maker laid out a long-term plan to return aircraft production to pre-pandemic levels, putting its suppliers and customers on notice that it is betting air travel, and jet demand, will bounce back quicker than others expect.
The Vermont independent senator learned the State Department had already cleared the sale, an aide said.
The company is blacklisted by the Pentagon but disputes U.S. claims of links to China’s military and a research company’s findings.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said there would be no halt on arms sales to Israel following the 11-day war between Israel and Hamas militants.
President Biden is playing down liberals’ influence in challenging party unity in Congress over issues such as U.S. military aid to Israel, Capitol security funding and policing practices.
Federal agencies are scrambling to address a surge in the use of consumer drones that are crowding the airspace above critical sites, posing a threat to public safety and national security.
Behind the rocket onslaught, defense officials in Israel and security analysts say, is an extensive arsenal built with expertise from Iran and local skills in arms manufacturing.
The airline plans to use proceeds from its recent public listing to expand its fleet of used planes as prices decline amid the pandemic.
Israel said it was focusing on targeted killings of Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip as its military tries to quell the militant group’s operations there, defying growing calls for a cease-fire amid a rising civilian toll.
Israelis rule out an immediate end to hostilities, saying they seek to destroy Hamas’s military infrastructure and tunnel network.
Israel’s military campaign in Gaza is running up against mounting diplomatic pressure and calls for a cease-fire to stem the rising number of civilian casualties.
The missile-defense system has managed to keep Israeli casualties low by destroying incoming Hamas rocket fire, removing pressure for a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip.
The president reiterated support for Israel’s right to defend itself while voicing concern about the deaths of civilians including children as well as the safety of journalists.
Facing a shortage of programming, more cinema operators are agreeing to show the streaming company’s movies ahead of their online debut, even if that means compromising on some issues that they once considered nonnegotiable.
The U.S. Defense Department opted against further defending a Trump administration action that alleged ties between the Chinese smartphone giant and China’s military.
Israel struck scores of targets in Gaza and Palestinian militants launched more rockets, as tensions from days of clashes in the contested city of Jerusalem dramatically escalated overnight and both sides prepared for a wider conflict.