Archive for June 29th, 2010

Levin: “there’s never been a competition on that (F-35) engine”

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During a Defense Writers Group breakfast meeting yesterday, Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, refuted Robert Gates’ claim that there was an engine competition for the F-35. read more »

RoCAF ground crew injured during pre-flight check, pilot went ahead with mission

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A RoCAF ground crew was injured during pre-flight checks of a IDF fighter at Ching Chuan Kang AFB last month but the pilot insisted on carrying on with the flight. read more »

Washington wants to create global BMD system with Moscow

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The U.S. ambassador to Russia said Washington is willing to join hands with Moscow to create a global missile defense system. read more »

LM will offer F-35B and C for Indian Navy RFI

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Lockheed Martin Vice President Orville Prins said his company will offer the B and C model of the F-35 for the Indian Navy RFI on carrier-borne fighters.

Phantom Eye for BMD

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Bill Sweetman looks at how the Boeing Phantom Eye could be employed in the Ballistic Missile Defense (BDM) role.