Archive for December 19th, 2017

Bell V-280 maiden flight

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The Bell V-280 tilt-rotor made its first un-tethered free flight on Dec. 18.

Lockheed Martin delivered 66 F-35s in 2017

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A total of 66 F-35s have been delivered to customers in 2017, Lockheed Martin announced on Dec. 18. The last aircraft was handed over on Dec. 15.


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Indonesia successfully tested indigenous P-250 bomb

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The Indonesian Air Force has carried out the first live-test of the indigenous P-250 general purpose bomb last week.


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Man force his way into RAF Mildenhall, vehicle brought to a halt close to CV-22

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A man has managed to drive his vehicle into RAF Mildenhall and his car was stopped near a CV-22 on Dec. 18. Local police in Suffolk say U.S. security troops fired shots during the intrusion.


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Polish MiG-29 crashes, pilot ejected safely

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A Polish MiG-29 went down near the central Polish town of Minsk Mazowiecki on Dec. 18 and the pilot managed to eject safely.

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