Archive for June 7th, 2011

Pentagon to replace Futenma’s CH-46s with MV-22s in late 2012

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The Pentagon on Monday officially announced that CH-46s based in MCAS Futenma, Japan will be replaced by MV-22s in late 2012.

Dassault keen to sell Rafale to Malaysia

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Malay Mail reported that Dassault will soon set up an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in order to market its Rafale fighter to the RMAF.

Escaped detainees targeted MV-22 carrying 3-star with RPG

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A MV-22 carrying Vice Adm. Robert Hardward from a detention facility in Afghanistan was nearly hit by a RPG aimed by two escape detainees.
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Elbit sells Hermes 900 to Latin-American country

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Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it was awarded a contract to supply a Latin American country with Hermes(R) 900 UAV.

Russia in talks with Algeria for Mi-28NE

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Rosvertol General Director Boris Slyusar revealed that Algeria is interested in buying its Mi-28NE attack helicopters.