Archive for September 1st, 2010

Australia damaged Heron UAV in Afghanistan

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A Heron UAV leased to the RAAF was extensively damaged on Jun. 4 at Kandahar, in southern Afghanistan.
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Chinese satellites carried out rendezvous, could have made contact

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It has come to light that a newly-launched Chinese satellite carried out a rendezvous with an older satellite last month.
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Britain denies carrier sharing plan

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The British Ministry of Defense has refuted a news report that it wants to share an aircraft carrier with the French military.
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Two runway options for MCAS Futenma-replacement

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A Japan-U.S. expert panel has present a report on the runway configuration for the replacement site of MCAS Futenma.
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MMRCA: What Makes The IAF Nervous About The Americans

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Indian defense journalist Shiv Aroor blogs on why the Indian Air Force may be unwilling to go with the Americans for its MMRCA competition.