Archive for November 17th, 2012

USN successfully hacked into F-35’s computer logistics system

Posted in Air Force, Marines, Navy on November 17th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on USN successfully hacked into F-35’s computer logistics system

The F-35 utilizes a complex maintenance and support system know as Autonomic Logistics Information System to keep the planes healthy. Earlier this year, the U.S. Navy succeeded in breaking into the system.
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Washington supports Turkey’s request for Patriots

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In an interview with VOA, U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said Washington supports Turkey’s request for the deployment of Patriot missiles along its border with Syria.

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Boeing won’t offer 737 MAX version of P-8A

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Egan Greenstein, a senior Boeing manager, said his company will not offer a version of the P-8A using the 737 MAX airframe.
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Royal Thai Army selects Thales’s STARStreak Air Defence System

Posted in Army on November 17th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Royal Thai Army selects Thales’s STARStreak Air Defence System

The Royal Thai Army has placed an order for the STARStreak air defence missile system with Thales UK.

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