Archive for May 30th, 2010

UAV crew and ground commanders faulted in Afghan civilian deaths

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The U.S. military has blamed a UAV crew and ground commanders in Afghanistan for 23 civilians deaths in February. read more »

Photo link: Nimrod MR2 XV231 final flight

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A photo gallery showing the RAF’s Nimrod MR2 XV231 making its final flight to Manchester airport where it will be on display at the visitors park.

U.S. Army hits 1 million flight hours with unmanned aircraft

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The U.S. Army recognized a milestone of 1 million hours of flight for unmanned aerial systems, May 25 at the Pentagon.

India shopping for new aerostats

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BAE Systems, Israel Aerospace Industries, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Rosoboronexport and Thales are expected to be asked to quote for three radar-equipped aerostats to India.

CBO suggests cutting Navy and Marine F-35 numbers

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One of the four options from a new report from the Congressional Budget Office suggests that the Navy cut back its commitment to the F-35 from 680 planes to 587. read more »