Archive for June 20th, 2010

Robert F. Dorr: American F-15s should not be relegated to bone yard

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In this oped for Air Force Times, author and USAF veteran, Robert F. Dorr argues that the USAF should not be retiring 112 F-15s as the jets still have a lot of useful life left.

ABL to attempt intercept at twice the distance next month

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The Airborne Laser (ABL) will next month attempt to intercept a boosting target at twice the distance compared to the previous test.

KC-X award in mid-November

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The U.S. Air Force now anticipates to award the contract for the KC-X aerial tanker in the middle of November.

Indian Air Force MiG-27s resume flying

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India’s MiG-27s have resumed flying operations after being grounded four months ago following a deadly crash.

U.S. lawmakers wants Pentagon to stop equipping Afghans with Mi-17s

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Members of the U.S. Congress are unhappy that American taxpayers’ money is being used to buy Russian Mi-17s helicopters for the Afghan Army Air Force. read more »