Archive for June 28th, 2011

Boeing gets UCLASS study contract

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Boeing has received a $480,000 study contract from the U.S. Navy for the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) program.

South Korea wants to retrofit four C-130s for infiltration missions

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South Korea wants to take four of its C-130 transports and convert them to MC-130s so that its special forces can infiltrate North Korea.
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U.S. State Department rejects Taiwan’s F-16 bid again

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According to industry sources, Taiwan has again failed to submit a letter of request for F-16 fighters by the U.S. State Department.
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Iron Dome being tested in Northern Israel

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One Iron Dome rocket intercepting battery has been deployed in Haifa for testing.

USAF KC-135 flew across North Pole for first time

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A U.S. Air Force KC-135 flew across the North Pole for the first time on Jun. 21 to 22. The flight over the North Pole alone saved the Air Force approximately 4.5 hours and $54,000.