Archive for July 29th, 2016

11 secrets of the Buckley balls

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They’ve been called giant golf balls, white domes and Buckley balls, now Denver 7 has been given excess to see inside these Satellite Readout Stations at Buckley Air Force Base. Hit to link below for full story.

Buckley AFB
RekonDog at English Wikipedia [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

Watch Republic of Korea Navy induct the AW159 into service

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The Republic of Korea Navy has inducted its four AgustaWestland AW159 naval helicopters on Jul. 28 in Jinhae, South Gyeongsang. The rotor-crafts were delivered to the country on Jun. 13.

B-Roll footage of the first Slovakian-Indiana ANG A-10 exercise in Sliac

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Estonia abandons plan to induct C-23B+ donated by U.S.

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The U.S. government donated two C-23B+ Super Sherpas to the Estonian Air Force back in 2014, Estonia has now decided not to induct the aircraft into service.

C-23B-1
By SSGT SHANE A. CUOMO, USAF [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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U.S. delivered 24 RQ-11B Systems to Ukraine

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The United States embassy in Ukraine announced that 24 RQ-11B unmanned aerial vehicle systems were delivered to Ukraine on Jul. 27.

RQ-11 Raven 2
U.S. Army [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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