Archive for January 28th, 2018

Brazil assures Saab that transfer of control of Embraer to Boeing is off

Posted in Air Force, Industry on January 28th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Brazilian Defense Minister Raul Jungmann has assured Saab’s Chief Executive Officer Hakan Buskhe that Boeing’s plan to take control of Embraer is not going anywhere.

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Photo: Saab, CC0
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Another attempt by Florida’s politicians to bring a carrier to Mayport

Posted in Navy on January 28th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Florida’s Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio have sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking for funding in 2019 in order to bring a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier to NS Mayport.

US Navy 100310-N-8590G-001 The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) approaches Naval Station Mayport for its maiden port call
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gary Granger Jr. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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