Archive for June 6th, 2010

JL-9 enters service with PLAAF

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PLAAF has decided to induct the GAIGC JL-9 advance jet trainer instead of the L-15.

U.S. to help Malaysia upgrade its S-61A-4 and C-130

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Malaysia’s defense minister Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said his U.S. counterpart Robert Gates has agreed to help his country upgrade its S-61A-4 Nuri helicopters and C-130s. read more »

EMALS progressing smoothly

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Bill Sweetman checks the progress of the electromagnetic aircraft launch system (EMALS).

U.S. General: Iraq will get F-16s

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The top U.S. commander in Iraq said will eventfully received the F-16 to boost the country’s defenses. read more »

Japanese ace from Battle of Midway recalls mission

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Japanese WW2 ace, Kaname Harada – who shot down five American torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway – was in Hawaii and Midway island recently to commemorate the Battle of Midway 68 years ago.