Post Tagged with: "air force"

Israeli Air Force Opens New Eitan UAV Squadron

Israeli Air Force Opens New Eitan UAV Squadron

The Eitan Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Squadron opening ceremony took place on the Tel-Nof IAF Base yesterday, December 20th 2010. The Eitan UAV was developed by the IAF and Israel’s Homeland Security Industry, and was officially integrated by the IAF […]


New technology could save base millions

New technology could save base millions

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga.: Engineers here could soon be using an emerging technology to help clean the environment and save the Air Force money. Officials with the Robins Air Force Base Energy Office are conducting feasibility studies on the […]


Air Force Complete Testing of First-Of-Its Kind Missile Warning Satellite

Air Force Complete Testing of First-Of-Its Kind Missile Warning Satellite

First SBIRS Geosynchronous Satellite Progresses Toward Launch The U.S. Air Force/Lockheed Martin led Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) team has successfully completed the Final Integrated System Test (FIST) of the first geosynchronous (GEO-1) satellite, a major program milestone that verifies […]


Identifying friendly forces to become easier for AWACS

Identifying friendly forces to become easier for AWACS

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE: Engineers with the Electronic Systems Center here have achieved the next step in bringing an improved Identification Friend or Foe, or IFF, system capability to E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft. Currently, AWACS provides […]


Air Force Researchers Showcase Integrated Training Capabilities

Air Force Researchers Showcase Integrated Training Capabilities

Researchers from the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing Human Effectiveness directorate’s Warfighter Readiness Research division showcased their integrated training capabilities at the 2010 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Fla. Their mission is to develop […]


The PAK-FA Threat

The PAK-FA Threat

In response to an article published earlier about the threat that the PAK-FA presents to US air superiority as well as that of US allies, the PAK-FA hardly presents a short-mid term credible threat. The article attacks the closure of […]


Russia warns Poland against hosting US fighter jets

Russia warns Poland against hosting US fighter jets

Russia on Thursday warned Poland against hosting US F-16 fighter jets, possibly from 2013, saying it would work to counter the move. Poland’s Defence Minister Bogdan Klich announced last month that his country would accept a US proposal to host […]


India, France to Intensify Defense Relations

India, France to Intensify Defense Relations

India and France have agreed to intensify their cooperation in defence sector, particularly in the field of anti-piracy and maritime security and expected to finalise soon a deal for upgrading IAF’s Mirage-2000 fighter aircraft. “The two states agree to continue […]


Royal Australian Air Force is First US Ally to Employ JSOW C

Royal Australian Air Force is First US Ally to Employ JSOW C

WOOMERA, Australia: The Royal Australian Air Force launched two Raytheon Company Joint Standoff Weapon Cs from the RAAF’s new F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, marking the first time a U.S. ally has operationally tested a JSOW C. This test series also marked […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago