Archive for November 1st, 2012

YouTube: First flight of Shenyang stealth fighter

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Russian Strategic Missile Forces boosting security at major missile bases

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The Russian Strategic Missile Forces is close to completing an upgrade of security systems at nine of its major missile bases.

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Lockheed says F-35 helmet making good progress

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Lockheed Martin Executive Vice President Tom Burbage said initial test results on the night performance of the F-35’s helmet looks promising.

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French Air Force buys Ground Master 406 radar

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The French DGA has selected a ThalesRaytheonSystems Ground Master 406 radar base for installation at Nice Mont-Agel airbase.

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High resolution photo of Blackie 31001

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