Archive for July 4th, 2017

Hwasong-14 ICBM test-firing video from KCTV

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Chadian Air Force inventory almost decimated by hurricane winds

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The Chadian Air Force suffered a serious setback recently when hurricane winds came and damaged a large number of its aircraft.

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Photo from Tchadactuel website
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North Korea fired a missile today that flew 930 km

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North Korea has fired a ballistic missile at around 9:40 a.m. local time today and it flew for 930 km and 40 minutes.

USN building hangar for MQ-4 in Abu Dhabi

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A posting on the U.S. Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website has revealed that the U.S. Navy plans to have a hangar to house its MQ-4 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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Photo: U.S. Navy
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SASC authorizes $1.2 billion for OA-X

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U.S. Senators sitting in the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) has recommended giving the Pentagon $1.2 billion to kickstart the light attack aircraft – OA-X – program.

Super Tucano at Moody
By USA Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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