Archive for September 2nd, 2010

YouTube: F-35 2nd Quarter Update

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Untold story of how USS Kirk saved 20-30,000 South Vietnamese

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USS Kirk, a destroyer escort, rescued 20,000 to 30,000 Vietnamese refugees as Saigon fell in 1975. That heroic story was overlooked until now.
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Canadian Air Force chief responds to F-35 critics

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Lt. Gen. Andre Deschamps, chief of the Canadian Air Force, has responded to critics of Ottawa’s $9 billion purchase of 65 F-35 stealth fighters.
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F-35 test schedule faces reshuffle due to problems with F-35B

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Stephen Trimble reports that the F-35 flight test schedule is facing another possible reshuffle as the STOVL struggles with reliability problems.
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India buys Harpoon Block IIs for its Jaguars

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India last month successfully concluded a FMS deal to buy 24 Harpoon Block II missiles for its Jaguar fighters.
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