Archive for April 21st, 2011

Another pair of Mirage F1s landed in Malta, this time French

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A pair of French Mirage F1s had to make an emergency landing in Malta after running low on fuel on Wednesday.


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Dutch parliament voted for second F-35

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The Dutch parliament voted on Wednesday night to buy another F-35 for the military by a narrow vote.

RAF running out of dual-mode Brimstones

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The air campaigns in Afghanistan and Libya have expended the RAF’s inventory of dual-mode Brimstone missiles.
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Three MQ-8B Fire Scouts deploy to U.S. Central Command

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Three MQ-8B Fire Scouts were deployed to U.S. Central Command on Apr. 13 on board a C-17. This is the type’s first land-based deployment.
U.S. Navy photo by Kelly Schindler

U.S. Navy celebrates 500th Super Hornet, Growler program delivery

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The U.S. Navy, together with Boeing, Northrop Grumman, General Electric Aircraft Engines and Raytheon, celebrated the 500th delivery of the F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft on Apr. 20.