Archive for July 20th, 2013

India’s Army may buy Apaches for mountain strike corps deployed near China

Posted in Army on July 20th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on India’s Army may buy Apaches for mountain strike corps deployed near China

The Indian Army may buy its own AH-64 attack helicopters for its mountain strike corps that will be deployed near the boarder with China.

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FAA warns public against shooting at UAVs

Posted in UAV on July 20th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on FAA warns public against shooting at UAVs

The Federal Aviation Administration has warned the public against firing at unmanned aerial vehicles after a small town in Colorado said it would encourage hunters to shoot down drones.
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KC-46 critical design review nearing completion

Posted in Air Force, KC-X on July 20th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on KC-46 critical design review nearing completion

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force has finished the KC-46 critical design review and is scheduled to be completed by Sept. 24.
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Australia ready to deliver first C-130 to Indonesia

Posted in Air Force on July 20th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Australia ready to deliver first C-130 to Indonesia

Australia is ready to deliver one of its surplus C-130 to Indonesia. Three more Hercules will be delivered in stages starting from October this year to December 2014.

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Medal of Honor winner returns to North Korea in search of 1st black Navy pilot’s remains

Posted in Navy on July 20th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Medal of Honor winner returns to North Korea in search of 1st black Navy pilot’s remains

Retired Navy Capt. Thomas Hudner, Medal of Honor winner, is returning to North Korea to find the remains of his wingman, the first black U.S. Navy aviator Ensign Jesse Brown.
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