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Committee Approves FY 2010 Defense Appropriations Bill

Committee Approves FY 2010 Defense Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, DC: The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee today unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations bill. I. Summary: FY 2010 Defense Appropriations The bill: Provides $636.3 billion in new discretionary spending authority for the Department of Defense […]


New ergonomic seats installed in E-3 fleet

New ergonomic seats installed in E-3 fleet

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE: For operators occupying the 19 control stations aboard E-3 Sentrys, 12-to-14-hour missions will become a bit more comfortable after new ergonomically designed seats are installed on the U.S. fleet. This Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft […]


UAE Requests Hellfire Missiles, Aircraft Survivability Equipment

UAE Requests Hellfire Missiles, Aircraft Survivability Equipment

WASHINGTON:  The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the United Arab Emirates of 362 Hellfire Missiles, 15 Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS) four radar-warning receivers, and related equipment […]


Indian Procurement of Defence Equipment

Indian Procurement of Defence Equipment

Procurement of Defence equipment is made by the Government from various indigenous as well as foreign sources to meet the requirements of the Armed Forces. The import option is exercised when it is necessary to procure the items within a […]


KC-130J Multi-mission Aircraft for Kuwait

KC-130J Multi-mission Aircraft for Kuwait

WASHINGTON: On July 15, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale to the Government of Kuwait of eight KC-130J Multi-mission Cargo Refueling Aircraft and associated equipment, parts and support for an estimated cost of […]


Russia expects $2.6 bln in military aircraft sales in 2009

Russia expects $2.6 bln in military aircraft sales in 2009

MOSCOW: Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport has said military aircraft will continue to dominate the company’s foreign sales in 2009, and will total about $2.6 billion. The arms export monopoly is planning to sell about $6.5 billion worth of military […]


Air Force to Upgrade Ten Aircraft for Training

Air Force to Upgrade Ten Aircraft for Training

Over the next four months the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) will take delivery of four Mitsubishi MU-2F fixed-wing aircraft and six Kaman SH-2F Seasprite helicopters. The Air Force has been looking into revitalising its aging training aids at […]


New Process to Drastically Change Programmed Maintenance

New Process to Drastically Change Programmed Maintenance

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga: A C-130 Hercules is scheduled to arrive at Robins Air Force Base July 31 to mark the beginning of what is expected by Air Force officials to be a dramatic change in the way aircraft […]


NASA research to help aircraft avoid ocean storms, turbulence

NASA research to help aircraft avoid ocean storms, turbulence

WASHINGTON: NASA officials here are funding the development of a prototype system to provide aircraft with updates about severe storms and turbulence as they fly across remote ocean regions. Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo., […]


 
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