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FSO Awarded $31.2M EWOCS Task Order – ACS, By Light JV Supports Operation of World’s Only Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC)

FAIRFAX, Va. -- Full Spectrum Operations, LLC (FSO), an SBA-approved, Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture (JV) between American Communications Solutions LLC (ACS), and By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), has been awarded a $31.2M task order under the USAF - Eastern Western Operational Communication Services (EWOCS) Single Award IDIQ.

JV FSO will provide operations, maintenance, sustainment, integration, and protection of cyber and IT infrastructure, consisting of multiple networks, numerous C4I systems and client devices, required for the 24/7/365 operation for the world's only Combined Space Operations Center. CSpOC is a synergistic command and control weapon system focused on planning and executing United States Space Command's (USSPACECOM) CFSCC mission. The purpose for the CSpOC is to provide a focal point for the operational employment of worldwide joint space forces, and enable the Commander, Combined Forces Space Component Command (CDR CFSCC) to integrate space power into global military operations.

"As a Veteran Owned Small Business, FSO is honored to have the opportunity to continue to provide support services to the United States Space Force, enabling them to safely launch, track, and recover space lift systems and perform operational test missions in support of ballistic missile deployment and aircraft flight tests," said John M. Schleifer, Managing Member of FSO and President and CEO of ACS.

According to John Kilpatrick, By Light Vice President of Operations, "The CSpOC task order issued on EWOCS builds on our long-standing support to the Eastern and Western Launch Ranges as well as the Missile Defense Agency, and By Light is excited for this opportunity to be a driving force in the Range of the Future transformation."

About Full Spectrum Operations (FSO):

FSO is a CVE-verified, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) based in Fairfax Station, VA, that provides information technology, cybersecurity, engineering, and operational support services to customers in the Federal Government. FSO is an SBA-approved, Mentor-Protégé JV between ACS (Protégé), and By Light (Mentor), a large business.

About American Communications Solutions (ACS):

ACS, the Managing Partner of FSO, is a CVE-verified SDVOSB currently providing information technology (IT), cybersecurity, engineering, software development, and operational and training support services to customers in the Federal Government.

About By Light Professional IT Services LLC:

By Light, headquartered in McLean, VA, is an ISO 9001, 20000-1, and 27001 registered and CMMI Level 3 rated systems integrator that provides secure, turn-key systems by incorporating exceptional engineering, project management, telecommunications, and cyber capabilities to safeguard mission success. Founded by industry professionals with extensive knowledge in the DoD, DISA, and other US Government Agencies, By Light successfully implements technical solutions that integrate commercial best practices to meet the needs of government. For more information, visit http://www.bylight.com/.

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ViewTech Borescopes to Exhibit at 2021 Ag Aviation Expo and Quality Expo

TRAVERSE City, Mich. -- To kick off the final month of the calendar year, ViewTech Borescopes will have their remote visual inspection tools available to trial at the NAAA Ag Aviation Expo and Advanced Manufacturing East, both scheduled to begin this week. While both events take place over a short period of time, all attendees are encouraged to take advantage of ViewTech Borescope no-cost, no-obligation demo offer, allowing a VJ-3 video borescope to be shipped directly to their facility to trial for free during real-world inspection, maintenance, and quality control requirements.

For the first time, ViewTech Borescopes will be exhibiting at the Quality Expo taking place at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City from December 7 through December 9 at Booth 638. This year's Quality Expo is the must-attend trade show for professionals who are seeking the latest quality technology to use while testing in a variety of applications ranging from aerospace to medical devices. Senior Sales Consultant, Zack Wessels, will have the VJ-3 2.8mm, VJ-3 3.9mm, VJ-3 6.0mm, and VJ-3 Dual Camera video borescopes on hand for Advanced Manufacturing East attendees to explore.

Returning for the eighth consecutive year, ViewTech Borescopes will exhibit at the NAAA Ag Aviation Expo which is taking place at the Savannah Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia on Tuesday, December 7 and Wednesday, December 8 at Booth 452. ViewTech's Sales Consultant, Evan Miller, will have available a VJ-3 3.9mm and VJ-3 6.0mm video borescope for aerial application pilots and aviation maintenance technicians to trial. With many previous attendees already owning and utilizing VJ-3 video borescopes for their inspection and maintenance, ViewTech is excited to meet new connections looking to upgrade their remote visual inspection equipment.

VJ-3 Video Borescope

The VJ-3 mechanical articulating video borescope is a nondestructive visual testing instrument used for the remote visual inspection of machinery, equipment, and components. The VJ-3 facilitates the visual recording and photo documentation of an inspection and components in areas that are otherwise inaccessible or require great effort and expense to access directly. The VJ-3 consists of two modules integrated into one system: an insertion tube with distally mounted camera/LEDs, and the base unit with control panel, LCD monitor, power source and all necessary circuitry.

About ViewTech Borescopes

ViewTech Borescopes, founded as RF System Lab in 2008, is North America's #1 seller of video borescopes. Their first product, the VJ borescope, set a new standard for portability, ergonomics and ease-of-use, with its industry-first mechanical, joystick-controlled articulation.

Learn more: https://www.viewtech.com

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1st Edge Wins $9.7M Space and Missile Defense Command SBIR Contract to Research and Develop AI Solutions

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- 1st Edge, a leader in designing solutions using Artificial Intelligence and new technologies, was awarded a $9.7M Small Business Innovative Research Phase III contract to Artificial Intelligence solutions for the U.S. Army. This contract, issued by the Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), is a continuation of 1st Edge's proprietary Pragmatic Artificial Intelligence and New Technology (PAINT) program, currently impacting multiple army programs.

"Implementing sophisticated, innovative AI solutions for the warfighter and support analysts is a top priority for the Department of Defense and for 1st Edge. We've made excellent advances in phases I and II, but there is lots more to be done," states Nathan Claburn, Vice President of 1st Edge. "This contract will fund improvements in computer vision, defense planning, and target testing."

By using the PAINT approach, users are aided by the science of AI and other new technologies infused into engineering solutions for missile defense. PAINT allows subject matter experts to be more productive, less error prone, and more consistent. In automated software systems, PAINT technology satisfies a broader set of requirements through computer analysis. By processing more data in less time, these automated systems are a vast improvement on current manual approaches.

"PAINT continues to create easier, more consistent defense planning," said Tim McCarter, President of 1st Edge. "This coveted Phase III contract allows us to continue the work of advancing AI for multiple missile defense programs and increasing the success of the modern warfighter."

About 1st Edge LLC

Located in Huntsville, Alabama, 1st Edge is a Small Business Provider to the Department of Defense and works closely with Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC). Founded in 2011, the company uses agile methodology to craft advanced technologies into software solutions. Core competencies include artificial intelligence, data solutions, software engineering, air and missile defense systems, data visualization and software analysis.

Learn more at: https://www.1st-edge.com/

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AeroJet Me and Travala.com Join Forces Taking Luxury Travel to New Horizons

LONDON, U.K. -- A leading international private jet rental company, AeroJet Me, and travel booking platform Travala.com, signed a partnership agreement on April 9 this year, consolidating an already exclusive and unique service - offering to customers travelling for business or for pleasure. This will be welcome news for those wishing to pack their bags in times when demand for travel is slowly but surely picking up.

The new partnership will allow AeroJet Me to continue developing its growing network of business partners while Travala.com will now be able to add a luxury jet rental booking to its already attractive palette of services.

"We are excited to be partnering with Travela.com in line with our common objective of satisfying our high-end clients' needs," says Irina Duisimbekova, co-founder & CEO of AeroJet Me.

Private jet travel versus commercial aviation

Private jet aviation booking platforms like AeroJet Me, are today re-inventing the luxury travel industry. Despite recent vaccine rollouts the regular commercial airline industry, hit hard by the pandemic, is still struggling to pick up. Luxury jet rental businesses, thanks to their VIP Client service teams available around the clock 24/7, is becoming the most viable option for time-pressed clients seeking hassle-free and tailor-made travel solutions.

Time, being life's most precious commodity, is something that is prized, with customers spared from needlessly waiting at busy airports' ticket or security counters. Clients are offered total flexibility- able to choose from tens of thousands of different destinations in addition to selecting from an extensive aircraft fleet spanning cargo charters, light-midsize business jets to helicopters.

Promising future for a luxury jet niche segment

Recent studies show a clear spike in the number of inquiries by potential clients wishing to travel by private jets. On average in 2020, compared to the previous year, the increase has been over 40 %. The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly contributed to the growing number of passengers turning their backs on conventional first-class travel on commercial airlines which have seen flight schedules severely disrupted, with clients instead opting for 4-6 seat private jets to get them safely to their desired destinations.

Another interesting development that is giving the luxury jet travel niche sector a fresh impetus, is the declining demand for private jet ownership by ultra-high net worth individuals and businesses alike. Attitudes are changing, with clients putting their faith in private jet broker companies like AeroJet Me, who have the know-how of how best to cater for the most demanding of client needs. Time will tell if working from remote and secluded luxury destinations will be a trend that will perpetuate. However, one thing is sure - private jet travel is only just taking off towards new horizons.

Website: https://aerojetme.com/

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NBAA BACE is Back with ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at Booth 1522

TRAVERSE City, Mich. -- After a year away from a face-to-face NBAA BACE, ViewTech Borescopes is eager to be one of over 700 exhibitors as the aviation community reunites. ViewTech Senior Sales Consultant, Zach Wessels, a "2021 AMT 40 Under 40 Maintenance Professional Award" recipient, is ready to reconnect and network during the 3-day National Business Aviation Association event.

Since 2013 ViewTech Borescopes has been an exhibitor at NBAA events and this year will be located at booth #1522, inside Las Vegas Convention Center's recently opened West Hall. On display, ViewTech's VJ-3 2.8mm, VJ-3 3.9mm, and VJ-3 Dual Camera video borescopes will also be available for attendees to demo after NBAA BACE has concluded. With ViewTech Borescopes no-cost, no-obligation demo offer, prospective clients can trial a VJ-3 video borescope at their own facility, on their own equipment.

"Since last exhibiting at an in-person NBAA event, our lineup of VJ-3 video borescopes have several new features and options available," said Wessels. "I am excited to share with attendees and fellow exhibitors why our borescopes are one of the top choices by MRO and FBO facilities."

With a large percentage of ViewTech's clientele based in the aviation and aerospace industries, they are consistently informed that the VJ-3 video borescope performs the heavy lifting for 99% of their client inspections, many of which entail viewing inside of critical components. By providing the best borescope option for their budget, ViewTech Borescopes have been saving companies time and money on their preventative maintenance and MRO inspections.

VJ-3 Video Borescope

The VJ-3 mechanical articulating video borescope is a nondestructive visual testing instrument used for the remote visual inspection of machinery, equipment, and components. The VJ-3 facilitates the visual recording and photo documentation of an inspection and components in areas that are otherwise inaccessible or require great effort and expense to access directly. The VJ-3 consists of two modules integrated into one system: an insertion tube with distally mounted camera/LEDs, and the base unit with control panel, LCD monitor, power source and all necessary circuitry.

About ViewTech Borescopes

ViewTech Borescopes, founded as RF System Lab in 2008, is North America's #1 seller of video borescopes. Their first product, the VJ borescope, set a new standard for portability, ergonomics and ease-of-use, with its industry-first mechanical, joystick-controlled articulation.

Learn more: https://www.ViewTech.com

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Chartright Air Group announces two new Bombardier aircraft have joined Chartright fleet

TORONTO, Ontario -- Chartright Air Group announced that the Global 5500 and Challenger 650 by Bombardier joined their fleet based at Toronto Pearson International Airport. With over 30 years of Aircraft Management experience and fleet numbering more than 50 aircraft, Chartright Air Group acquired the international recognition, as a leading Canadian business transportation provider.

* Global 5500 and 650 will be managed by a leading Canadian aircraft services provider, Chartright Air Group

* World reach aircraft with the lowest direct operating cost provide optimum travel solutions in business aviation

* Both Canadian flagship brands continue collaboration on delivering the best experience to Canadian Travelers

Transcontinental aircraft have an impressive performance and the lowest direct operating cost to provide optimum travel solutions for business aviation travelers. The Challenger 650 is the best-selling large aircraft that offers ultimate value, a smooth ride and reliability. The Global 5500, on the other hand, famous for its leading-edge wing technology, refined interior design and agility, brings a new "home-like" comfort for non-stop travel from Toronto to many destinations Worldwide.

"New additions to the existing Chartright fleet will help us meet demand in the business jet market," said Adam Keller, President, Chartright Air Group. "The global business travel undergoes a moderate growth in 2021, a positive trend comparing to the previous year. With Covid-19, travel patterns have been changed. The combination of business and leisure travel with a flexible work created the environment for on-demand travel growth. The team at Chartright is delighted to welcome new aircraft built by Bombardier, as part of the managed fleet. For our clients it will be a great opportunity to fly privately to many destinations on the best business jets in their class."

A successful collaboration between two Canadian flagship companies continues. Earlier this year, Bombardier delivered two Global 7500 to Chartright Air Group that received positive feedback from Chartright's clients. It has proven to be a productive partnership that results in providing an ultimate experience to Canadian travelers.

About Chartright Air Group

For over 30 years Chartright has led the way in business aviation in Canada, evolving into one of the most trusted and innovative providers of business and private jet services in North America.

Visit https://chartright.com/ for more information.

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1st Edge Wins Advanced Technology International (ATI) OTA Contract to Develop Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions for US Army

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- 1st Edge, a leader in designing pragmatic solutions using Artificial Intelligence and new technologies, announced the win of a $46M Other Transaction Authority (OTA) contract to develop Artificial Intelligence solutions for the US Army. The contract continues an effort named Pragmatic Artificial Intelligence and New Technology (PAINT).

The Pragmatic AI and New Technology (PAINT) approach applies the science of AI and other new technologies to near-term, engineering solutions for missile defense. By using the PAINT approach, users are able to capture subject matter expertise in automated software systems, allowing a broader set of requirements to be satisfied through computer analysis. These automated systems can process tremendous amounts of data in a fraction of the time compared to current manual approaches.

"Advancements of AI in the laboratory are not translating to operational solutions fast enough to meet evolving threats.," states Tim McCarter, President of 1st Edge. "Integrating AI into current and future DoD programs is a major initiative for 1st Edge. Our mission is to close the gap and get sophisticated, innovative technology in the fight to augment the warfighter and support analysts."

Through this contract, 1st Edge will develop prototype software to streamline missile defense programs using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques. The three-year contract will be managed through the Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Aviation and Missile Center (AvMC).

"1st Edge has demonstrated the success of the PAINT concept which began as a Phase I SBIR, gained traction through a Phase II effort and resonated with a breadth of customers," said Nathan Claburn, Vice President of 1st Edge. "Now with additional funding 1st Edge will advance pragmatic solutions for multiple missile defense programs."

About 1st Edge LLC

Located in Huntsville, Alabama, 1st Edge is a Small Business Provider to the Department of Defense and works closely with Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC). Founded in 2011, the company uses agile methodology to craft advanced technologies into software solutions. Core competencies include artificial intelligence, data solutions, software engineering, air and missile defense systems, data visualization and software analysis.

Learn more at: https://www.1st-edge.com/

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Southwest Airlines Adds Daily Austin Flight: Expanded Service at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport to Begin in March

AMARILLO, Texas -- Amarillo travelers will soon have extra options that feature the state capital as Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, has announced new daily non-stop service to Austin.

The new expanded service to Austin begins March 10, 2022 to Austin Bergstrom International Airport. On Sundays through Mondays, the Austin flight will depart Amarillo at 6:10 a.m. and arrive in Austin at 7:30 a.m. The return flight will depart Austin at 7:55 p.m. and arrive in Amarillo at 9:20 p.m. On Saturdays, the flight will depart Amarillo at 11:05 a.m. and arrive in Austin at 12:23 p.m. The return flight will depart Austin at 12:25 p.m. and arrive in Amarillo at 1:50 p.m.

In addition to the new Austin non-stop service, Southwest Airlines is adding a fourth daily non-stop flight from Amarillo to Dallas Love Field beginning March 10, 2022. This additional flight returns Southwest's number of non-stops to Dallas Love Field to pre-pandemic levels.

"This is exciting for Amarillo, and a reason for celebration as the travel, business and entertainment opportunities for the city and the Texas Panhandle continue to grow," said Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson. "As the Amarillo economy continues to expand, diversify and strengthen, we value working with partners like Southwest Airlines to expand their opportunities and service in Amarillo."

"I can't tell you how excited we are to not only get the daily direct flight back between Amarillo and Austin, but on a non-stop basis," said Amarillo Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jason Harrison. "Austin is such a valuable destination, not only from a business standpoint and with our legislators convening there, but for personal travel into the heart of Texas and all that has to offer those from the Panhandle and the Tri-State area.

"Southwest Airlines continues to be an irreplaceable partner with our Taking Flight - Amarillo Initiative. We appreciate their continuing dedication in maintaining and returning flights to and from Amarillo back to pre-pandemic levels, and now beyond, with the new Austin service."

"We are looking forward to continuing to strengthen our intra-Texas routes, giving more Texans access to key destinations throughout the state and bringing more access to our growing network," said Dave Harvey, Vice President of Southwest Business for Southwest Airlines. "Whether traveling for business or leisure, the expanded service from Amarillo will allow travelers to more quickly reach the people and places important in their lives, while experiencing Southwest's famous hospitality."

Learn more about Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport: https://www.fly-ama.com/

For more information, contact City of Amarillo Communications Manager Dave Henry at (806) 378-5219 or by email at David.Henry@amarillo.gov.

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Bombardier Delivers First Two Global 7500 Aircraft to Proud Canadian Customers

MONTREAL, Quebec -- Bombardier today announced that two of the industry-leading Global 7500 aircraft were handed over to two different Canadian customers, marking the first deliveries of the flagship business jet in Canada. Both aircraft will be managed and offered for charter by leading Canadian aircraft services provider, Chartright Air Group, and will be based at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.

* Both aircraft will be managed by leading Canadian aircraft services provider, Chartright Air Group

* With a growing worldwide fleet numbering more than 50 aircraft, the Global 7500 aircraft continues to exceed expectations

* The superior performance, luxurious in-flight experience and signature smooth ride of this aircraft opens a new world of long-range travel possibilities for Canadian customers

With production ramped up and a growing worldwide fleet numbering more than 50 aircraft, the Global 7500 aircraft continues to exceed the market's expectations and reinforces its reputation as an entirely new class of business jet.

"As the Global 7500 business jet is assembled in Toronto and completed and delivered from Montreal, we are delighted that more Canadians will have the opportunity to share the enormous pride we feel at Bombardier when we witness this spectacular aircraft take to the skies," said Eric Martel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier.

"Our Global 7500 aircraft continues to redefine long-distance business travel," said Peter Likoray, Senior Vice President, Sales, New Aircraft, Bombardier. "The superior performance, luxurious in-flight experience and signature smooth ride of this aircraft will open a new world of long-range travel possibilities for Canadian customers, as it has done elsewhere in the world."

The Global 7500 aircraft has the largest, most luxurious cabin, the longest range and the smoothest ride of any business jet ever built. With a maximum range of 7,700 nautical miles, a top speed of Mach 0.925 and an unrivalled short-field performance, the aircraft can fly passengers from Toronto to Johannesburg and Montréal to Bangkok* non-stop while bringing a host of secondary destinations and demanding airfields within easy reach.

"There is a tremendous buzz around the Global 7500 business jet and for very good reason. This aircraft sets a new industry standard on virtually every level, and the team at Chartright is thrilled to be the first charter operator in Canada to welcome these prestigious aircraft as part of its managed fleet," said Adam Keller, President, Chartright Air Group. "With more customers turning to charter for convenience and peace of mind, we see nothing but a bright future ahead."

The aircraft's four spacious living areas, including a stateroom with an optional permanent bed and shower, are designed to deliver the ultimate in comfort and well-being over long-distance flights. Bombardier's patented Nuage seating collection provides revolutionary, deep-recline comfort, an exclusive Soleil lighting system helps to combat jet lag, Bombardier Pur Air, a sophisticated air purification and circulation system with an advanced HEPA filter, captures up to 99.99% of allergens, bacteria and viruses, and the cutting-edge Smooth Flex Wing minimizes the effects of turbulence for an incomparably smooth and restful ride.

About Chartright Air Group

For over 30 years Chartright has led the way in business aviation in Canada, evolving into one of the most trusted and innovative providers of business and private jet services in North America.

Visit https://chartright.com/ for more information.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is a global leader in aviation, creating innovative and game-changing planes. Our products and services provide world-class experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier is present in more than 12 countries including its production/engineering sites and its customer support network. The Corporation supports a worldwide fleet of more than 4,900 aircraft in service with a wide variety of multinational corporations, charter and fractional ownership providers, governments and private individuals.

News and information are available at https://bombardier.com/ or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier. Visit the Bombardier Business Aircraft website for more information on our industry-leading products and services.

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Over $150,000 in Aviation Scholarships to be Awarded by NGPA in 2021

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. -- NGPA, the Worldwide LGBTQ Aviation Community, announces their 2021 scholarship cycle with over $150,000 in awards available. With this year's scholarships, NGPA will have awarded over $900,000 since the program started in 1998. Scholarships serve as a cornerstone program for NGPA as the organization works to make aviation a place of equality, authenticity, and acceptance for LGBTQ+ people.

Offerings for 2021 are funded by member donations and industry partners to the NGPA. This year's offerings include scholarships for all levels of pilot training, as well as aircraft dispatcher, aircraft maintenance technician, and higher education training.

"The NGPA scholarship program is at the core of what our mission is all about. It's our chance to effect real change by enabling greater participation in aviation by the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. I'm proud of our members and sponsors for making NGPA scholarships possible," said NGPA Chair, Steven Tustin.

Breaking down the financial barriers to being an aviation professional is a critical component to making aviation a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive industry. NGPA calls on the aviation leaders to continue the hard work of making aviation a more diverse industry.

NGPA scholarships are awarded regardless of an individual's gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation, but all applicants are asked to provide evidence of their contributions to the LGBTQ community. The window to apply for 2021 closes on August 31, 2021. The only universal requirement for NGPA scholarships is a membership to the organization, which can be purchased or renewed at ngpa.org.

About NGPA:

Founded in 1990, NGPA is an international organization of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) aviation enthusiasts and professionals from around the world. Through education, outreach programs, and events the organization encourages members of the LGBTQ community to begin aviation careers, fosters equal treatment of LGBTQ aviators through advocacy and outreach, promotes aviation safety, and provides an affirming social and professional network for LGBTQ aviators. Learn more by visiting us at https://www.ngpa.org/.

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