Archive for October 11th, 2017

USMC CH-53 caught fire after landing in empty field in Okinawa

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A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter caught fire after landing in an empty field near Higashi village, Okinawa today.


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Final RFP for MQ-25 has been released

Posted in MQ-X, Navy, UAV on October 11th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Final RFP for MQ-25 has been released

The U.S. Navy has given four contractors the final request for proposals for the MQ-25 unmanned aerial tanker program.

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Graphic: Lockheed Martin
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Canada officially signals interest in acquiring legacy Hornets from Australia

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The Canadian government has officially submitted an expression of interest to Australia to acquire its legacy F/A-18 Hornets.

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By Duan Zhu [GFDL, GFDL, CC BY-SA 3.0 or CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Lebanese Air Force takes delivery of 2 A-29s

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Two A-29s donated by the United States to Lebanon has been officially handed over to the Middle East nation on Oct. 9.

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Photo: Lebanese Armed Forces
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F-22s deploy to RAF Lakenheath

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Six F-22s assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia arrived at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England Oct. 8.

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U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew
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