Archive for June, 2010

RAAF F/A-18 centre barrel replacement program completed

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Some of the RAAF F/A-18s that require to have their centre barrel replaced have completed the upgrade program.

Bulgaria asks U.S. for second-hand F-16s

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The sale of second-hand F-16s to Bulgaria was one of the topics discussed between Bulgaria’s Defense Minister Anyu Angelov and U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates when Angelov visited the Pentagon.

U.S. medavac crews winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan

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U.S. medavac crews risked their lives everyday, flying to remote regions in south Afghanistan to treat the wounded and sick. read more »

Boeing applies for F-15SE export license to South Korea

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South Korea is the first country outside United States to get sensitive briefings of the F-15SE as Boeing has applied for an export license to brief the country.

Sea Harrier and Jaguar become art exhibits

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A Sea Harrier and Jaguar fighter have become art exhibits at Tate Britain, the national gallery of British art. read more »

Update Code One magazine website unveiled

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Lockheed Martin has officially unveiled its newly updated and expanded Code One website.

THAAD Weapon System Achieves Lowest Endo Intercept to Date, Maintains 100% Success Rate

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The Missile Defense Agency and Lockheed Martin conducted a successful flight test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System today at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, HI. This flight test was THAAD’s seventh intercept to date and proved the system’s ability to intercept a unitary target in the low endo-atmosphere.

YouTube: A-12 First Flight

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Lockheed Martin has uploaded video of the A-12’s first flight to its YouTube channel.

Tanzania FT-5 jet trainer crashed lands on highway, tourists hurt

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A Tanzania FT-5 instructor and his student tried to make an emergency landing on a highway on Monday but both died while doing so. A picture of the crashed jet is in the article. read more »

King Abdullah expected to ask Obama for 72 F-15s

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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah is expected to ask U.S. President Obama for 72 Boeing F-15s when he travel to Washington this week.


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