Archive for April 6th, 2011

USAF wants off-the-shelf trainer to replace T-38

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The U.S. Air Force is looking at buying an off-the-shelf jet trainer to replace the T-38.

Donley: USAF spending $4 million a day on Libyan ops

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U.S. Air Force Secretary Michael Donley said the air campaign over Libya has cost the American taxpayer $75 million so far, which is roughly $4 million a day.
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Lacrosse 2 goes missing, might have been deorbited

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The Lacrosse 2 radar-imaging spy satellite, lifted into space since 1991, is missing from its normal orbit. Space enthusiasts believe it has been intentionally deorbited over the Pacific ocean.

Russian Knights marked 20th anniversary

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The Russian Knights aerobatics team celebrated its 20th anniversary recently and the source has past and present pictures of the team.

Malta commissions first new King Air maritime patrol aircraft

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Malta commissioned its brand new Hawker Beechcraft King Air maritime patrol aircraft on Tuesday. The second aircraft will be delivered next year.