Archive for September 3rd, 2017

Taiwan inaugurates Air Force Air Defense and Missile Command

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Taiwan combined the Air Force’s Air Defense Artillery and Air Defense Missile commands on Sept. 1 into a new Air Defense and Missile Command.


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Bangladesh Air Force deploys air group to border with Myanmar

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The Bangladesh military has confirmed to the Dhaka Tribune that an air group has been deployed to Chittagong near the Myanmar border.

Bangladesh Air Force MIKOYAN GUREVICH MIG-29 "FULCRUM A" (8093832904)
By Faisal Akram from Dhaka, Bangladesh [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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X-37B heading to space aboard Falcon 9 on Sept. 7

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The U.S. Air Force confirmed that the fifth X-37B mission is scheduled to launch on Sept. 7 from Kennedy Space Center’s Pad 39A.

SES-10 Launch - world's first reflight of an orbital class rocket (32915198904)
By SpaceX [CC0 or CC0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Romania to take delivery of three more F-16s this month

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Portugal will transfer three more F-16s to Romania. The information was disclosed by Defense Minister Adrian Tutuianu.

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U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kate Thornton
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