Archive for April 20th, 2011

NZ PM defends use of UH-1 to attend black tie dinner

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New Zealand Prime Minister John Key had to explain why he used an Air Force UH-1 helicopter on Saturday to attend a race event and black tie dinner after being criticized by opposition politicians.
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South Korea plans to buy 2 Schiebel Camcopter S-100s to monitor North

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Media reports from South Korea say the local intelligence authorities are buying two Schiebel Camcopter S-100 UAVs to monitor North Korea.

EADS sees opportunity in KC-Y

Posted in KC-X on April 20th, 2011 by alert5 – 1 Comment

EADS North America CEO, Sean O’Keefe, said he sees an opportunity to sell a larger aerial refueling tanker to the U.S. Air Force after Boeing’s final configuration for the KC-X was revealed.

United Arab Emirates seeks 218 AIM-9X Block II

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The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified the U.S. Congress that the United Arab Emirates is interested in buying 218 AIM-9X Block II dogfight missiles.

Eight RNZAF A-4s up for tender

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The New Zealand government has put up eight A-4s for sale by tender, along with 20 spare engines and massive inventory of spares.