Archive for November, 2011

USAF EWO is first fully qualified EA-6B instructor

Posted in Air Force, Navy on November 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Comments Off on USAF EWO is first fully qualified EA-6B instructor

Maj. Martin Rann is the first U.S. Air Force electronic warfare officer to upgrade and become a fully qualified instructor teaching Navy pilots flight maneuvers in the EA-6B Prowler.
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North Korea supplied Syria and Iran with special kind steel for making missiles

Posted in Space on November 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Comments Off on North Korea supplied Syria and Iran with special kind steel for making missiles

German newspaper Die Welt reported that North Korea has supplied Syria and Iran with a special kind of steel used for making missiles and building centrifuges for uranium enrichment.
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USAF delays F-22 oxygen report

Posted in Air Force on November 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Comments Off on USAF delays F-22 oxygen report

The U.S. Air Force has decided to delay the release of a report by a scientific advisory board on oxygen problems with the F-22.
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USAF training more UAV pilots than fighter and bomber pilots combined

Posted in Air Force on November 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Comments Off on USAF training more UAV pilots than fighter and bomber pilots combined

Starting from this year, the U.S. Air Force will produce more drone pilots than its fighter and bomber pilots combined.

RAF Hawk T2, Tucano resuming flights

Posted in Air Force on November 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Comments Off on RAF Hawk T2, Tucano resuming flights

The Royal Air Force has lifted the flying suspensions for the Hawk T2 and Tucano. Flying bans for the Hawk T1 remains.