Archive for October 7th, 2017

Thai deputy PM says no decision made on buying American attack helicopters

Posted in Army on October 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Thai deputy PM says no decision made on buying American attack helicopters

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has refuted reports that Bangkok is prepared to buy attack helicopters from the United States to replace its aging AH-1Fs.

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User:Fuws260 [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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T-50A clocks 100 flights in South Carolina

Posted in Air Force, Industry on October 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on T-50A clocks 100 flights in South Carolina

Lockheed Martin has clocked the 100th sortie for the T-50A at its Greenville facility in South Carolina this week, the company said on Oct. 4.


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Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences

Posted in Industry on October 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences

Boeing will expand its stable of aerospace companies with the plan acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, both companies announced the decision on Oct. 5.

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Photo: Aurora Flight Sciences
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