Archive for April 3rd, 2013

SBX moving closer to North Korea

Posted in Air Defense, Space on April 3rd, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on SBX moving closer to North Korea

U.S. officials say the Sea-based X-band radar is being moved closer to North Korea. USS John S. McCain will be deployed in the Korean peninsular to provide BMD coverage as well.

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F-35 JPO soliciting for paper shredders

Posted in Air Force, Marines, Navy on April 3rd, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on F-35 JPO soliciting for paper shredders

The F-35 Joint Program Office is soliciting for 31 shredding consoles for its “annual clean-out week” this October.
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Combatants in Camp Bastion battle in Afghanistan honored

Posted in Marines on April 3rd, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Combatants in Camp Bastion battle in Afghanistan honored

U.S. Marines who battled insurgents during the attack on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan last year will be honored at the 42nd annual Marine Corps Aviation Association symposium and dinner, May 15-18 in Reno.
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Swiss companies to develop, produce and assemble major components of Gripen E

Posted in Air Force, Industry on April 3rd, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Swiss companies to develop, produce and assemble major components of Gripen E

Saab has decided that work on major components for the Gripen E will be allocated to the Swiss aircraft industry.
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Cobra Judy Replacement radars successfully tract Atlas V rocket

Posted in Industry, Space on April 3rd, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Cobra Judy Replacement radars successfully tract Atlas V rocket

X- and S-band phased-array radars for the Cobra Judy Replacement (CJR) program successfully tracked both stages of an Atlas V rocket during the first live rocket launch test on Mar. 19.

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