Archive for August, 2010

Hsiung Feng IIE to be deployed by end of the year

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A Taiwanese lawmaker told AFP that the secretive Hsiung Feng IIE cruise missile will be deployed in limited numbers by end of the year.
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Battle of Britain veterans flew with Hurricane and Spitfire as escorts

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Fourteen Battle of Britain veterans took to the skies again aboard a British Airways A320 with a Hurricane and Spitfire providing escort on Aug.28. A picture of the formation is in the article.
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Life and death on a medevac helicopter

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Bob Strong, a photographer with Reuters, blogs about his week-long embed with medevac helicopter crews from the 101st Airborne Division.

Israel to build wings for 800 F-35s

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Israel Aerospace Industries would be wings for 800 Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighters, an Israeli official said.

USAF salvaging AEHF satellite

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The U.S. Air Force’s first Advanced Extremely High Frequency secure communications satellite has failed to reached its desired orbit after being launched into space on Aug. 14.
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