Archive for April 5th, 2011

Photo: Z-8 with retractable radar

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This aircraft, spotting a retractable radar similar in configuration to the AS 532 Horizon Cougar, was reportedly spotted over Hainan island, China.

Thales to supply Britain with 1,000 Lightweight Multi-role Missiles

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Thales has won a contract to sell 1,000 Lightweight Multi-role Missiles for the Royal Navy’s new Wildcat Lynx helicopter.
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USS George Washington may leave Japan for repairs

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USS George Washington may have to set sail for San Diego or Hawaii for repairs if the U.S. Navy determined that getting maintenance off the coast of Japan is impossible.
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British SLBM to get upgraded W76-1 nuclear warhead

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The Federation of American Scientists said last Friday that Britain’s ballistic missile submarines will deploy the new W76-1 nuclear warhead.

Kenya Mi-17 crashed

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A Kenyan Mi-17, tail no. 1103, crashed on Monday evening during a routine flight. All three on board survived the incident.