Archive for October, 2010

LM says GE’s Tejas win gives it an advantage

Posted in MMRCA on October 30th, 2010 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Lockheed Martin believes that the selection of GE’s F414 to power India’s Tejas fighter will give its F-16IN an advantage in the MMRCA competition.
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Raytheon to brief USAF on RACR test results

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Raytheon will brief the USAF on test results of its Raytheon Advanced Combat Radar (RACR).
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Joint Japan-U.S. Missile Defense Flight Test Successful

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Japanese destroyer JS Kirishima successfully shot down a separating 1,000 km class ballistic missile target using a SM3 Block 1A interceptor off the coast of Hawaii on Thursday.

YouTube: Iran overhauls grounded F-14As after U.S sanctions

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USAF to buy up to 93 Black Hawks from Army

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The U.S. Air Force hopes to tap on the Economy Act of 1932, which allows federal agencies to buy goods from each other without bidding, in order to sole-source up to 93 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters from the U.S. Army.

San Antonio-class “not survivable in a combat situation”

Posted in Uncategorized on October 29th, 2010 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Pentagon’s director of operational test and evaluation said the new San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock (LPD) will not be able to survive in combat.
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Delivery of KT-1 to Turkey starts next month

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KAI will start delivery of its KT-1 basic trainer to Turkey next month.

London, Paris discuss sharing tankers

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Britain and France are discussing the possibility of sharing aerial tankers that Britain has agreed to lease.

Croatia, Slovenia could jointly buy fighters

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Flight International reports Croatia and Slovenia have agreed to form a new working group to study the possible joint procurement of 12 fighters.

Russia test-fires 3 ballistic missiles in one day

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Two SLBMs and one ICBM were launched in a single day by Russia’s military on Thursday.
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