Archive for March 26th, 2012

U.S. Air Force and Navy to link research on hypoxia

Posted in Air Force, Navy on March 26th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on U.S. Air Force and Navy to link research on hypoxia

The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine and the Naval Medical Research Unit have decided to collaborate on their research into hypoxia.
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AH-1W crashed after skid got caught by landing pad

Posted in Marines on March 26th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on AH-1W crashed after skid got caught by landing pad

A young Marine AH-1W pilot lost his life after his helicopter crashed while taking off in a remote base in Afghanistan on Sept. 28.
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North Korea moves rocket to northwestern launch site

Posted in Space on March 26th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on North Korea moves rocket to northwestern launch site

North Korea has moved a long-range rocket to the Tongch’ang-dong facility in northwestern part of the country.

[thumb]http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/03/25/south-korea-claims-north-korea-has-moved-rocket-to-launch-site/[/thumb]

The One Eyed Gunner

Posted in Air Force on March 26th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on The One Eyed Gunner

Clarence Bentley (Larry) Sutherland was one of only three RAF heavy bomber aces during World War II by claiming seven kills as a gunner. His experience during the war is now the subject of a new book by his nephew.

[thumb]http://thechronicleherald.ca/books/77362-bomber-ace-reveals-details-decades-after-wars-end[/thumb]

White House refused to negotiate with Cornyn over Taiwan’s F-16C/D issue

Posted in Air Force, Industry on March 26th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on White House refused to negotiate with Cornyn over Taiwan’s F-16C/D issue

The White House is not making any moves to negotiate with U.S. Senator John Cornyn over his demands to get clarification on the sale of new F-16s to Taiwan.
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