Dutch F-35As to arrive home in 2019

Posted in Air Force, Industry on December 18th, 2014 Be the first to comment

The Dutch government announced that the country’s first F-35A fighter will arrive home in 2019.
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NASA funds study on SR-72 concept

Posted in Research, UAV on December 18th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $892,292 contract by NASA to study the feasibility of the turbine-based combined cycle (TBCC) propulsion system that the former proposed for its SR-72 concept.

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USAF T-38 lost rear canopy during take-off

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A T-38 assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing lost its rear canopy while taking off from Langley Air Force Base on Dec. 16.


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South Korea orders RQ-4B and Heron 1

Posted in Air Force, UAV on December 18th, 2014 Be the first to comment

South Korea has simultaneously placed orders for four RQ-4B Global Hawk and an undisclosed number of Heron 1 UAVs.

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South Korea picks Heron 1 for UAS requirement

USAF missile crews getting new 4WD

Posted in Air Force on December 17th, 2014 Be the first to comment

U.S. Air Force airmen working in the missile fields across north and central Montana now have new vehicles to haul people and equipment to and from the silos.
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Video: CBS interview with Iraqi F-16 pilot

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CBS spoke to Capt. Mohammed Hama, one of the few Iraqi F-16 pilots training in Arizona.

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Griffin B successfully fired from V-22

Posted in Industry on December 17th, 2014 Be the first to comment

Bell Helicopter and Raytheon have successfully fired two Griffin B missiles from the V-22 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.
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USMC F/A-18s get Intrepid Tiger II EW capability

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The U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18s are now equipped with the AN/ALQ-231 Intrepid Tiger II electronic warfare pod.

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Russian Knights, Swifts, Golden Eagles to perform in Sevastopol

Posted in Air Force, Airshow on December 17th, 2014 Be the first to comment

The Russian military is planning a recruitment exercise at Gvardeiskoye airfield in Crimea. The Russian Knights, Swifts and Golden Eagles will be there to perform at the airshow.

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A-10 has been carrying out airstrikes against ISIL since late November

Posted in Air Force on December 17th, 2014 Be the first to comment

A U.S. official told Washington Post that since being deployed to the Middle East last month, the A-10 has been carrying out airstrikes against ISIL targets on an almost daily basis.

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