Archive for March 9th, 2017

B-21 completes PDR

Posted in Air Force, Industry on March 9th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Gen. Stephen Wilson, the U.S. Air Force’s vice chief of staff, told lawmakers during a House Armed Services Committee hearing that the B-21 Raider has completed its preliminary design review.

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Brazil orders more RBS 70s

Posted in Air Defense, Army on March 9th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Brazilian Army has placed an follow-on order with Saab for more RBS 70 air defense missile system. Saab says the systems will be delivered in 2017 and 2018.

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By Specialist Eric Hughes, United States Army (http://www.c7f.navy.mil/) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons