Archive for May 6th, 2010

Turkish General skips court appearance, dispatch 2 F-16s instead

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Turkey’s 3rd Army commanding officer was summoned to a court to answer claims that he was a member of a terrorist group. Gen. Saldıray Berk did not show up in court.  Instead, two F-16s flew overhead during the court session.

USN scrap plans to float USS Saratoga as museum

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USS Saratoga will not get a new life as a museum and will be scrapped by the U.S. Navy.

Snowbirds get first female commanding officer

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The Snowbirds aerobatic team will have its first female commanding officer today when LTC Maryse Carmichael takes command. read more »

Raytheon-Boeing Team Demonstrates JAGM Can Be Employed From Super Hornet

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Raytheon and Boeing have completed wind tunnel testing of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile. The test proved the team’s JAGM can be flown and employed from the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet’s outboard wing station.

RAAF accepts first two Boeing Wedgetails

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Australia has has accepted the first two Project Wedgetail 737 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft into the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) fleet.