Archive for February 19th, 2017

Prowler’s 40th anniversary commemorated aboard MCAS Cherry Point

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A commemoration ceremony was held aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point on Feb. 17 to honor the 40th anniversary of the EA-6B.

Prowler’s 40th anniversary commemorated aboard MCAS Cherry Point
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jason Jimenez/ Released

The first Japanese MV-22 instructor pilot

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Capt. Tomohiro Sato of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force is currently undergoing conversion training at VMMT-204. Sato will be the first Japanese MV-22 Osprey instructor pilot when the aircraft is introduced to the Japanese military next year.


U.S. Marine Corps photos/video/story by Lance Cpl. Cody Lemons/Released

Carl Vinson CSG conducts South China Sea patrol

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The U.S. Navy announced that the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG) has started its South China Sea patrol on Feb. 18.

170204-N-BL637-204 PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 04, 2017) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is on a regularly scheduled Western Pacific deployment as part of the U.S. Pacific Fleet-led initiative to extend the command and control functions of U.S. 3rd Fleet. U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike groups have patrolled the Indo-Asia-Pacific regularly and routinely for more than 70 years. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean M. Castellano/Released)

170204-N-BL637-204 PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 04, 2017) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Pacific Ocean. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is on a regularly scheduled Western Pacific deployment as part of the U.S. Pacific Fleet-led initiative to extend the command and control functions of U.S. 3rd Fleet. U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike groups have patrolled the Indo-Asia-Pacific regularly and routinely for more than 70 years. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean M. Castellano/Released)


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Zvezda TV says this is how the MiG-31 shoots down satellites

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HAL to certify HTT-40 in 2018

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Chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd said on Feb. 17 that the state-own company is likely to complete certification of the HTT-40 basic trainer in 2018.

HTT-40
Photo: Indian Ministry of Defense
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