Archive for November 19th, 2012

HX-21’s test team for CH-46E completed final flight

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HX-21’s test team for the CH-46E helicopter completed its final mission on Oct. 9 with the final flight at Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

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EU states to sign “letter of intent” to boost their air-to-air refueling capacity

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EU officials said European states will sign a “letter of intent” at an EU defense ministers’ meeting in Brussels to work together to boost their air-to-air refueling capacity.
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U.N. attack helicopters targeted rebels positions in eastern Congo

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United Nations attack helicopters hit rebels positions in eastern Congo on Saturday after fighting resumed and M23 rebels gained ground in heavy fighting.

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