Archive for July 5th, 2013

Indian Air Force C-130Js played important role during humanitarian missions in Uttarakhand

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Dense fogs and narrow valleys often hamper the Indian Air Force’s attempt to evacuate those stranded by floods in Uttarakhand. Not being able to deploy an early warning aircraft for air traffic control, a C-130J was used to monitor the weather patterns over Uttarakhand every morning.
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Russia in talks with Ethiopia on 18 ex-IAF Su-30Ks

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Rosoboronexport says it is in talks with Ethiopia to sell 18 Su-30Ks that were returned by India. These aircraft are currently in Belarus.
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SAIC employees were paid to sit around and play computer games at Nellis AFB, retired LTC said

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Retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, Timothy Ferner, said defense contractor SAIC had mislead the government in winning millions of dollars in Air Force contract work.
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