Archive for April 3rd, 2011

Obama administration might be forced to submit report on Taiwan’s air power to Congress

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A long overdue report on Taiwan’s air power to the U.S. Congress might be submitted soon as lawmakers could demand to see the report in exchange for approving Mark Lippert as the new assistant defense secretary for Asian and Pacific security affairs.

Harriers from VMA-231 departs for Mediterranean

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Six Harriers from VMA-231 left MCAS Cherry Point on Friday to join USS Bataan where they will sail together to the Mediterranean for possible action in Libya.
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Iran plans to build more air bases near its borders

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Iranian Border Guard Commander Brigadier General Hossein Zolfaghari told IRNA on Friday that the country is planning to add new air bases in border areas.

F-15Es from 335th FS perform first ‘green’ flyover

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An F-15E from the 335th Fighter Squadron performed the first flyover using “green” biofuel at Citizen’s Bank Park for the Phillies Opening Day on Apr. 1.

NATO C-17 reportedly evacuated Libyan rebels

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Sources in the Greek Defence Ministry say a NATO C-17 had to evacuate some Libyan rebels who were wounded by a NATO airstrike on Friday.
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