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19 May 2022 Military News

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  • Contracts For May 19, 2022
  • Boeing Starliner En Route to International Space Station Boeing 19 May 2022 -- The Boeing [NYSE: BA] CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after successfully performing the planned orbital insertion burn 31 minutes into flight. The spacecraft is expected to dock with the space station after a nearly 24-hour journey in low Earth orbit, bringing together the Boeing-built Starliner with a Boeing-built space station module.
  • Raytheon Laser Weapon on Stryker Vehicle Succeeds at Shooting Down Incoming Mortar Shells Sputnik 19 May 2022 -- Since the 2019 attacks on two Saudi oil facilities by drones that evaded US air defenses, the Pentagon has concentrated heavily on developing new short-range anti-air systems. A parallel effort has aimed to ramp up laser power from targeting aid and "dazzlers" to a real directed-energy weapon.

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