Archive for November 21st, 2010

Japan to deploy more fighters in Okinawa

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Tokyo plans to increase the number of fighters at Naha base in Okinawa from twenty to thirty over the next 10 years.
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5th generation fighter contract could be signed in December

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Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said on Thursday that India will likely sign a fifth-generation fighter design contract in December with Russia.

Major AWACS upgrade begins

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The next step in the largest block upgrade in the history of the E-3 Sentry, or Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft occurred Nov. 18 at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., when the first aircraft receiving the block 40/45 modification was inducted by the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center.

Saudi arms deal set to go into effect

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Saudi Arabia’s purchase of F-15s and military helicopters went into effect on Friday without any opposition from U.S. lawmakers.

Iran conducts test of Tor-M1

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Iran says it has tested its Tor-M1 air defense system during a week-long air defense drill.