Archive for July, 2011

USMC: ‘There is no Plan B’ for F-35B

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U.S. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Jim Amos told reporters that he is confident the STOVL F-35B will fix all its technical problems and exit its probation.

F-15Es from RAF Lakenheath had Buddy Wing exercise with RoKAF F-15Ks

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USAF F-15Es from RAF Lakenheath joined RoKAF F-15Ks for a “Buddy Wing” exercise at Kunsan Air Base on Jul. 19-21.
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A330MRTT favorite to replace RSAF’s KC-135s

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With Boeing busy producing the KC-46 for the U.S. Air Force, other air forces might look to Airbus’ A330MRTT to satisfy their aerial refueling needs.
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South Korean legislators cut funding for Global Hawks

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South Korea’s National Assembly has cut 5.8 billion won of 5.85 billion won proposed for building the Global Hawk UAVs.
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USMC to test communications intelligence and jamming pod on AV-8B

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The U.S. Marine Corps will test its new Intrepid Tiger II communications intelligence and jamming pod on a AV-8B next month.
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