Archive for November 8th, 2012

Photo: Chinese Predator clone – Pterodactyl I at Airshow China site

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Ukraine to build six-ton medevac helicopter

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Over the next five years, Motor Sich plans to produce its own six-ton class medical evacuation helicopter for the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.
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EADS offices raided in probe into Austrian Eurofighter buy

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Offices of EADS have been searched by authorities in Germany in an investigation into whether bribes were made as part of a sale of Eurofighter jets to Austria.

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MC-12s could provide intel after disasters

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The U.S. Air National Guard believes that the MC-12 could provide real-time intel on natural disasters and other events that affect the U.S.

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Japan doesn’t rule out buying Ospreys

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Japan’s Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto said last month that his ministry does not rule out buying the V-22 in the future.
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