German NH90 had engine failure during medevac flight in Uzbekistan

Posted in Air Force on October 25th, 2014 Be the first to comment

A German NH90 suffered an engine explosion four minutes after it took off for a medical evacuation flight from Uzbekistan to Afghanistan in June.
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SM-6s intercept targets in ‘engage on remote’ tests

Posted in Air Defense, Navy on October 25th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Two SM-6 interceptors successfully intercepted a supersonic and a subsonic cruise missile target using data supplied from another warship.
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USAF using C–5Ms as tactical airlifters in Afghanistan

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In order to speed up the withdrawal of equipment from Afghanistan, the 18th Air Force has begun using C-5M as tactical airlifters.
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Australia selects EC-135 for Army, Navy helicopter training system

Posted in Army, Navy on October 24th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Australia has selected Boeing to provide 15 EC-135 training helicopters for its Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS).
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China says 2nd X-band radar in Japan “not beneficial to peace and stability in Northeast Asia”

Posted in Air Defense, Space on October 24th, 2014 Be the first to comment

China voiced its displeasure of the deployment of a second X-band radar by the United States in Japan on Oct. 21.
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Japan to offer V-22 maintenance facility in Chiba

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Japan has offered to host the V-22 maintenance facility in a JGSDF camp in Kisarazu, Chiba Prefecture.

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Watch the MQ-8C land on a sloped surface

Posted in Industry, Navy, UAV on October 24th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Northrop Grumman revealed a video of its MQ-8C Fire Scout landing on a sloped surface at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu on Aug. 27 in order to prepare the unmanned rotorcraft for at-sea testing.

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USS Nimitz getting ready to trap first F-35C

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USS Nimitz is preparing to trap the first F-35C next month after the carrier conclude its current task group exercise off San Diego.

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Slovakian cabinet approves purchase of 2 C-27Js

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The Slovakian cabinet approved the purchase of two C-27J transport aircraft during a meeting on Oct. 22.
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Dutch medevac crew train at Fort Hood

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To prepare for an upcoming deployment to Mali, a seven-person medevac crew from the Royal Netherlands Air Force recently completed two weeks of medical training at Fort Hood.

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