Archive for November 1st, 2010

For Sale: Harrier GR9s

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The British government is looking for buyers for its fleet of Harrier GR9 attack jets after they were made redundant by cuts.
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Aghanistan struggles to build Air Force

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Sharon Weinberger has a story on the human-side of the struggle to rebuild the Afghan Air Force.

Boeing offers multirole Avenger

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Boeing hopes to inject new life into its Avenger anti-aircraft platform by giving it a multi-mission capability.
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Nimrod MRA4 turned into scrap metal?

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BAE Systems unions have claimed that the nine Nimrod MRA4 maritime patrol aircraft that the British government does not want will be turned into scrap metal.

Iran makes hand-launched UAV, resembles Raven

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Iran said it has perfect the technology to build a hand-launched UAV. A photo accompanying the article shows the drone resembling the American Raven.