MOSCOW, August 22 (RIA Novosti) – NASA is expected to sign a multibillion-dollar deal with a private company to launch US astronauts from the United States instead of paying Russia to use its Soyuz spacecraft, according to The Washington Post.… Continue reading
Missile improvements add precision, reduce collateral damage
TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force successfully flight tested an upgraded High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM). The HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM) is more… Continue reading
On Thursday, 21 August, RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire was the scene for a unique gathering of bomber aircraft tracing 70 years of development in the delivery of air power by the Royal Air Force. World War 2, the Cold War… Continue reading
· The company transports bundles of compacted cardboard to the mainland for recycling and reuse. This operation is part of LAN CARGO’s social responsibility project that seeks to support isolated areas of the country.
· To date, more than 90… Continue reading
DENVER, Aug. 21, 2014 – The launch date for the U.S. government’s CLIO satellite, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], has been set for Sept. 16, 2014. CLIO will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch… Continue reading
SHANNON, Ireland, August 21, 2014 — GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, today announced completion of a purchase-and-leaseback transaction with Philippine Airlines involving a new Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
Philippine Airlines, the flag carrier… Continue reading
Today marks the 80th anniversary of Russian Helicopters’ Aircraft Repair Plant No. 12. (ARP 12).
“As we celebrate this important date, I would like to thank the staff of ARP 12 for the contribution that they make… Continue reading
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Aug. 19, 2014 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic is developing a preliminary design and flight demonstration plan for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Experimental Spaceplane XS-1 program.
XS-1… Continue reading
WASHINGTON (AFNS) — U.S. Air Force officials recently removed 82 two-seat F-16D Fighting Falcons from flight status due to the discovery of canopy sill longeron cracks found between the front and rear pilot seats.
The cracks were discovered following an… Continue reading
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia for an AWACS modernization program and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $2.0 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation… Continue reading