Archive for June 24th, 2011

Honeywell RQ-16A T-Hawk made emergency landing at Fukushima plant

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A Honeywell RQ-16A T-Hawk was forced to make an emergency landing on the roof of the No. 2 reactor building at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Friday.
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RAF seeks foreign students to fill in ‘surplus’ training places

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The Royal Air Force is left with a ‘surplus’ of training places after students were sacked as part of the Strategic Defence and Security Review.
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UAE shrinks THAAD package

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The United Arab Emirates will buy 96 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missiles and two AN/TPY-2 radars instead of 144 missiles and three radars.

General Atomics awarded Phase 4 development contract of tactical laser weapon system

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DARPA has given General Atomics a Phase 4 development contract for the High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System (HELLADS).
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Afghan, U.S. pilots to train in Czech Republic

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U.S. instructors will make use of the Pardubice airport in Czech Republic to train Afghan pilots. The course will run from July to September.