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Jul 14 2011

Eglin Air Force Base Gets 1st Production F-35

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-14 19:01
The U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II training wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., received its first Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Thursday.
Jul 14 2011

China's Silver Hawk UAV Program Advances

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-14 17:01
China has developed a UAV for use by the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) for communications relay missions aboard vessels at sea.
Jul 14 2011

Gen. Cartwright: Budget Cuts Will Mean Huge Changes

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-14 17:01
The Pentagon is considering massive changes to the force—including a draft—amid fears that new and far deeper budget cuts are looming just over the horizon, a top military official says.
Jul 13 2011

Study Explores Aircraft Operations Aboard Carriers Top Stories - Wed, 2011-07-13 18:01
The Office of Naval Research announced that a recent effort to examine how aircraft carrier flight deck crews will manage manned and unmanned air vehicles, has ended in a successful live demonstration.
Jul 13 2011

Air Force buys Chinese aircraft

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-07-13 15:07
The Air Force Academy recently purchased 25 advanced trainers from Cirrus Aircraft for its powered-flight program, an integral part of the cadets pilot training.
Jul 13 2011

Death leads Army to suspend new parachute use

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-07-13 10:00
The Army has suspended the use of its new square parachutes because of problems found after a Fort Bragg soldier died during a training jump.
Jul 13 2011

U.K.'s Fox: RAF Will Not Merge With Other Services

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-07-13 09:01
Britain's Defense Secretary has ended speculation that the Royal Air Force could be merged with the other armed services.
Jul 12 2011

New House Panel To Oversee DoD Finances

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-07-12 23:01
The House Armed Services Committee has announced the formation of a bipartisan panel to provide increased oversight of the Pentagon's financial management systems.
Jul 12 2011

Iraq Said To Be in Talks To Buy U.S. F-16s

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-07-12 23:01
Iraq has renewed talks to buy up to 36 U.S. F-16 fighter jets in a deal worth billions that Washington hopes will help contain neighboring Iran, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Jul 12 2011

Navy funding falls short, lawmaker says

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-07-12 20:40
A senior House Republican has challenged the Obama administration on what he said were shortfalls in funding the Navy's programs to maintain the fleet.


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