Archive for April 12th, 2011

DSCA says F-15, THAAD sale to Middle East not affect by turmoil there

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Despite the current turmoil in the Middle East, the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency said the sale of F-15s to Saudi Arabia and THAAD to UAE have not been affected by U.S. government reviews.

South Korea to have its own missile defense system by 2015

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South Korea wants to complete its Korea Air and Missile Defense (KAMD) system to defend the country against missile attacks by 2015.
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MV-22s flew 15-hours from Afghanistan to Greece

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Six MV-22s from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266 returned back to USS Kearsarge from Afghanistan after a 15-hour flight.


Photo: Cpl. Rashaun X. James
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Australian class action suit against F-35

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A group of residents living near a RAAF airbase has taken the Australian government to court in order to stop the F-35 from being inducted into RAAF service.
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BAE gets urgent contract to fit HMCS to RAF Tornados

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BAE Systems has been given a £8m contract to start immediate work on integrating a Helmet Mounted Cueing System (HMCS) for RAF Tornados.