Archive for June 18th, 2011

Eight RAF student pilots graduated without a job

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Eighty student pilots with the Royal Air Force graduated on Thursday at RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire, however eight of them will never get to fly due to budget cuts.

Brits learning to land on carrier using tailhook again

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BAE Systems has resorted to using a simulator at its aircraft factory at Warton to learn how to operate conventional aircraft out of the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers.

Italian Eurofighters took part in Northern Viking 2011

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Four Italian Eurofighters recently took part in the “Northern Viking” exercise held in Iceland on Jun. 2-10.

U.S. paying European teams to hunt for MANPADs in Libya

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The U.S. State Departing is paying a British and Swiss mine-clearing groups nearly $1 million to hunt and dispose MANPADs in Libya.
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South Korea deploys Army Tactical Missile System to border

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South Korea’s media are reporting that the military has deployed its Army Tactical Missile System to the border with North Korea.