Archive for June 10th, 2010

Tu-160 Blackjacks carried out 23-hour patrol

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A pair of Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers was airborne for 23-hour during a recent mission. read more »

World’s most expensive paint job

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The Los Angeles Times went into Northrop Grumman’s facility in Palmdale to look at first hand how a B-2 stealth bomber is overhauled.

Eurocopter CEO blames Germans for some of Tiger’s woes

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Speaking at the Berlin Air Show, Eurocopter Chief Executive Lutz Bertling, said problems with Germany’s Tiger attack helicopters cannot be fully attributed to his company. read more »

Eurozone woes benefits European fighter houses

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The three European fighters competing with the Americans in India to supply 126 aircraft have reasons to be happy as the fall of the Euro meant their fighters are cheaper now compared to two years ago.

Italian Eurofighters in air defence exercise with Switzerland

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Two Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons from the 4th Stormo intercepted a civil aircraft flying from Italy into Switzerland recently as part of an exercise with the Swiss Air Force.