Archive for July 30th, 2013

YouTube: MV-22s arrived at Iwakuni, Japan

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Lockheed Martin said to reach deal with Pentagon for 71 F-35s

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Reuters is reporting that the Pentagon has reached a deal with Lockheed Martin for 71 F-35s that will be under the sixth and seventh production lot.
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Indian Air Force relaxed rules to allow PC-7 Mark II to compete

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Business Standard has obtained documents showing that the Indian Air Force relaxed it requirements for a basic trainer in order to allow Swiss Pilatus to compete with the PC-7 Mark II.
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Canadian government asked to accept CH-148 Cyclone in its current configuration

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Sikorsky has approached the Canadian government with a proposal to accept four CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopters in its current configuration and gradually make them fully operational with incremental software updates.
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PLA invites journalists to visit air defense brigade

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China invited journalists to the air defense brigade of the 47th Combined Corps near Xi’an, Shaanxi Province on Monday for a tour.
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