Archive for September 4th, 2010

Air-Launched BMD could be revived

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Two veterans of the Pentagon’s ballistic missile defense program are advocating the use of air-launched, missile defense system for boost-phase interception.

Share A400Ms, tankers but no aircraft carriers

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Britain and France will consider sharing the use of A400M transports and refueling tankers. But both countries ruled out on sharing an aircraft carrier.
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Finally, Rooivalk to enter service next year

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South Africa’s much delayed Rooivalk attack helicopter will enter service next year with 16 Squadron in Bloemfontein.
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Father of the B-52 passed away

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Retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. William E. Eubank Jr., affectionately know as the “Father of the B-52,” has passed away. He was 98.
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Rare Dornier 17 bomber found off Kent

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A twin-engined Dornier 17 bomber that was shot down during Battle of Britain has been found and will be recovered.
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