Archive for April 14th, 2011

French naval fighters having difficult time finding Gadhafi’s troops

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On board French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, officers are saying that Gadhafi’s troops and heavy weapons are difficult to locate due to expert camouflage work.

SBIRS will have intelligence gathering capability

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The U.S. Air Force revealed that its new Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) will not only spot missile launches, it can gather intelligence data as well.

Philippine Air Force UH-1H crash landing

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A Philippine Air Force UH-1H, #662, made an emergency landing on Wednesday morning. All five aboard were injured. A photo of the crash site is in the article.

South Korea wants offset deal with U.S. using T-50

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South Korea wants the United States to buy its T-50 jet trainer in return for Seoul purchasing stealth fighters from the latter.
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DCGS-N being installed on CVN-69, CVN-73

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BAE Systems announced it has delivered two production units of the Distributed Common Ground System-Navy (DCGS-N) for installation onboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and USS George Washington.