Archive for May 27th, 2012

Congressional Research Service says Taiwan would lose 70% of fighters without new aircraft by 2020

Posted in Air Force on May 27th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Congressional Research Service says Taiwan would lose 70% of fighters without new aircraft by 2020

A report by the U.S. Congressional Research Service says Taiwan’s fighter fleet would lose 70 percent of its aircraft by 2020 if no new fighters are introduced.
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Lockheed Martin hires temps at striking Texas plant

Posted in Industry on May 27th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Lockheed Martin hires temps at striking Texas plant

Lockheed Martin said it would hire more temporary workers at its plant in Fort Worth, Texas, to help meet scheduled deliveries of F-16 and F-35 fighter jets.
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China constructing military airport on hilltop near Taiwan

Posted in Air Force on May 27th, 2012 by alert5 – 1 Comment

China has decided to raze a hilltop and build a military airport in the southeastern coastal province of Fujian.


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