Archive for November 2nd, 2012

Photo: Tandem seat J-15

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Indian Air Force to shop for aerostats in global market

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The Indian Air Force will look for six new aerostats in the global market after getting unsatisfactory service for two aerostats supplied by Rafael in 2007.

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Boeing delivered sixth C-17 to RAAF

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Boeing delivered the sixth Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) C-17 on Nov. 1 at the company’s final assembly facility in Long Beach.

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A330 MRTT is winner in India again

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The Indian Air Force has once again selected the Airbus A330 MRTT tanker over the IL-78. The A330 was the winner in 2006 but India’s Finance Ministry ruled that the European offer was not the lowest bid.

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Syria refuses to take back MiG-21 without its pilot

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A Syrian MiG-21 that defected to Jordan is still stuck in the country as Syria demands Jordan return the pilot as well.

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