Archive for March 17th, 2012

Israeli FM: T-50 selection still possible

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Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told reporters in Seoul that although the air force has selected the M346. There is still a possibility of of switching to the T-50.

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Probe into South African arms deal to Iran

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South Africa’s National Conventional Arms Control Committee has launched an investigation into claims that a local company is helping Iran to buy weapons abroad.
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Irkut to build UAV for Vietnam

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Izvestia daily reported on Thursday that Irkut will build a UAV for Vietnam to evaluate. While the evaluation if for civilian applications, Irkut’s official conceded that the UAV can be used for military purposes.

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NH90 Simulators for France

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The NATO Helicopter Management Agency (NAHEMA) has tasked Sogitec Industries to design and produce a full-flight simulator for French Army and Air Force NH90 helicopters.

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Wreckage of Norwegian C-130J found

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Swedish rescue teams have located the wreckage of a missing Norwegian C-130J near the top of Sweden’s highest mountain on Friday.

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