Archive for June 12th, 2010

Saudi opens air corridor to allow Israel to strike Iran

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The Times newspaper reported that Saudi Arabia has opened a narrow air corridor to allow Israeli warplanes to strike Iran. read more »

Russia setting tone on scraping S-300 deal with Iran

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Statements from Russian politicians and officials suggest that Moscow is moving towards scrapping a deal to supply the S-300 air defense system to Iran.

AT-802U out of USAF light attack aircraft contest

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Leland Snow, founder and president of Air Tractor, has voiced dismay that his AT-802U has not been shortlisted by the USAF for a light attack aircraft requirement.  Instead the Air Force is looking for a trainer aircraft for conversion.

Eurojet offers land and naval version of EJ200 for Tejas

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Eurojet Vice-President Sales Paul Hermann said the EJ200 being offered to India for its Tejas light combat aircraft will be able to power the land and naval variants through a software tweak.

F-15SGs to wow crowds during Singapore’s birthday

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On Aug. 9, two F-15SGs hope to wow crowds during Singapore’s birthday celebrations by performing a shackle turn followed by a spiraling afterburner climb.