Archive for November 25th, 2010

Women of Airshow China 2010

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What to do when the weather’s lousy for flying during an airshow? Head for the exhibit halls. Its always a target rich environment.

Four bidders for Turkish national missile defense project

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Four missile systems are bidding for the Turkish national missile defense project. They are the Patriot, S-400, FD-2000 and the SAMP-T.

WC-135 moved to Okinawa

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Sankei Shimbun reported Tuesday that a WC-135 Constant Phoenix was moved to Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, in September in anticipation of a North Korea nuclear test.
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X-37B dropping altitude, could land soon

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Observations by space sleuths suggest that the X-37B is preparing to return to Earth. Orbital maneuvers around Oct. 6, Nov. 1 and Nov. 12 have reduced its altitude to between 174 miles and 182 miles.
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LHD 6 to dock for JSF modifications

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USS Bonhomme Richard will enter dry dock at General Dynamics-NASSCO in San Diego on Dec. 1, where it will be modified to handle the F-35B.