Archive for June 5th, 2010

Myanmar defector says country is building nuclear weapons

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A former major with the Myanmar Army has provided evidence that the country is trying to manufacture nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. read more »

DDG 1000 loses S-band Volume Search Radar

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Navy Times reports that the DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer will not have the S-band Volume Search Radar (VSR) and will use the SPY-3 X-band Multi-Function Radar as its primary radar. read more »

Boeing sees potential sales opportunity for F-15 and F/A-18 in Asia

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Dennis Muilenburg, head of Boeing’s defense division, says he sees potential growth for his unit in Asia that is driven by F-15 and F/A-18 sales.

Washington giving “utmost consideration” to Taiwan’s F-16 request

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America’s de facto Ambassador to Taiwan, Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan Raymond F. Burghardt, told Taiwan’s leaders that Washington is reviewing the F-16 request with “utmost consideration.”

Analyst: China’s J-15 carrier-based fighter inferior to Su-33

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Col. (Ret.) Igor Korotchenko, a member of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Public Council, said China’s J-15 carrier-borne fighter is unlikely to match the Sukhoi Su-33. read more »