Archive for November 24th, 2010

French new Defense Minister hopeful on Brazilian Rafale buy

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France’s new Defense Minister Alain Juppe said on Tuesday that he expects Brazil to announce its fighter decision by December.

Two officials removed over KC-X error

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The U.S. Air Force has reassigned two of its officials for sending wrong documents for the aerial tanker contest to rival bidders.
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DGA receives 1,000th MICA air-to-air missile

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France’s DGA has received the 1,000th MICA air-to-air missile it ordered. The missile is an IR variant.

USAF concern over F-35 software, could upgrade F-16

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U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Norton Schwartz said he is worried that ironing out software bugs on the F-35 could further delay the program.
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X-47B to start taxi trials next month

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The X-47B is expected to start taxi trials in the first week of December with an expected maiden flight shortly after.