Archive for April, 2011

JASDF scrambled 386 times in 2010

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The Japanese Air Self Defense Force had to scramble its fighters 386 times in fiscal 2010, this is the highest number since 1991.
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U.S. Army Europe says goodbye to UH-1

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The U.S. Army Europe on Wednesday held a ceremony to mark the last flight of its UH-1 at Hohenfels, Germany.

Dutch Apache instructor killed in crash in Alabama

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An AH-64 instructor pilot with the Royal Netherlands Air Force was killed when his aircraft crashed near Monroeville, Alabama. The student, also from Netherlands, was unhurt.
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Japan unlikely to restore more than 3 damaged F-2Bs

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An initial assessment by Japan’s military found that it will be lucky to repair as many as three F-2Bs that were damaged by the recent Tsunami.

Saab switches to target country with smaller orders

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After losing the battle to sell the Gripen fighter to India, Saab says it will now focus on willing orders from nine potential countries.
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