War

March 17, 2008 - 5:43am
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The Boeing joint direct attack munition (JDAM) is being released to Saudi Arabia, which could acquire as many of 900 of these tail kits that add “smart” GPS guidance to “dumb” bombs. The weapons are intended for the Royal Saudi Air Force fleet of F-15S Strike Eagles. Israel objected to the sale.

February 26, 2008 - 5:33am

The largest civilian helicopter school in the U.S. abruptly ceased operations on February 3 amidst allegations by students and former employees of skewed ethics, mismanagement, misrepresentation and possible criminal activities.

February 26, 2008 - 5:33am

The largest civilian helicopter school in the U.S. abruptly ceased operations on February 3 amidst allegations by students and former employees of skewed ethics, mismanagement, misrepresentation and possible criminal activities.

February 21, 2008 - 4:57am

In a fascinating presentation at the Global Air Power Conference in Singapore in mid-February, Israeli Air Force (IAF) commander Maj. Gen Elyezer Shkedy described the effort to defeat Palestinian and Hezbollah terrorism from the air. Shkedy showed video from various missile attacks, in an attempt to prove that Israel tries hard to avoid civilian casualties during air strikes.

February 21, 2008 - 4:57am

In a fascinating presentation at the Global Air Power Conference in Singapore in mid-February, Israeli Air Force (IAF) commander Maj. Gen Elyezer Shkedy described the effort to defeat Palestinian and Hezbollah terrorism from the air. Shkedy showed video from various missile attacks, in an attempt to prove that Israel tries hard to avoid civilian casualties during air strikes.

February 18, 2008 - 8:43pm
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In World War II, Allied bombers and their escort fighters were called “big friends” and “little friends.” Here, an F-16 appears to be following the tradition by taking the B-1B bomber under its wing.

February 11, 2008 - 10:38am

After a visit to China last month, the commander of U.S. military forces in the Pacific, Admiral Timothy Keating, suggested that Beijing’s growing military might was aimed specifically at Taiwan. China has threatened to invade Taiwan if it should declare independence. Ahead of Taiwanese presidential elections and a controversial referendum, political tension across the 90-mile Taiwan Straits that divide the two territories remains high.

February 11, 2008 - 10:24am

Newfound buying power courtesy of Russian government loans has given Indonesia’s military reason to anticipate a significant upgrade in fighting capability.

February 8, 2008 - 11:29am

Paul DeHerrera has been appointed COO of Universal Avionics. In addition, Daniel Reida has been promoted to vice president of marketing, and Don Berlin has been named senior corporate vice president of Universal Avionics Systems. He has also been appointed to the board of directors.

February 8, 2008 - 11:29am

Paul DeHerrera has been appointed COO of Universal Avionics. In addition, Daniel Reida has been promoted to vice president of marketing, and Don Berlin has been named senior corporate vice president of Universal Avionics Systems. He has also been appointed to the board of directors.

 
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