Archive for November, 2010

F-35 engine too big to transport at sea

Posted in Uncategorized on November 30th, 2010 by alert5 – 1 Comment

The U.S. Navy is struggling to find a solution on how to bring a replacement F-35 engine to any of its aircraft carrier at sea as the engine is too big.
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WikiLeaks confirms Russia wants Israeli UAV in return for stopping S-300 sale to Iran

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A U.S. diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks confirmed that Russia wants Israel to transfer UAV technology in return for canceling the S-300 sale to Iran.

Wikileaks reveals arms shopping list

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The latest documents released by WikiLeaks reveal a military shopping list for American weapons.
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‘Pappy’ Boyington possessions donated to VMA-214

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The son of World War 2 ace Maj. Greg ‘Pappy’ Boyington has donated some of his father’s belongings to VMA-214.
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Tornado GR4 flies with TIEC for 1st time

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A Tornado GR4 has successfully made its first test flight with the Tactical Information Exchange Capability (TIEC).
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Venlet denies support of F136

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Head of the F-35 program, Vice Adm. David Venlet, has denied supporting the F136 engine program.

China fires six SAMs in northern part of country

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China has reacted to the South Korean-U.S. joint naval exercise in the Yellow Sea by firing six surface-to-air missiles during a drill.

KC-130J Harvest Hawk had first weapons engagement in Afghanistan

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The only KC-130J Harvest Hawk in Afghanistan carried out its first weapons engagement on Nov. 4.
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YouTube: George Washington Strike Group Begins Exercise with Republic of Korea

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

Rafale M crashed off Pakistan

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A Rafale M flying off aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle has crashed off the coast of Pakistan on Sunday.
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