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US Army’s largest technical library collaborates to define its future

James Lackey, Redstone Scientific Information Center chairman and U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center director, and board members reviewed near-term actions as well as far-term strategic plans during Board of Directors meeting held Mar. 11 at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

The board of directors for the largest science and technology library in the Army met March 11 at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, or AMRDEC. Redstone Scientific Information Center, or RSIC, is a unique, […]


Pakistan kills 34 militants in air strikes: military

Pakistan air force F-16 fighter aircraft

Pakistan’s military said it killed 34 militants Wednesday in air strikes on a tribal region near the Afghan border as part of a major offensive against insurgents that began last year. The Taliban and Lashkar-e-Islam militant groups are based in […]


Sikorsky Exhibits and Demonstrates S-76D Helicopter In Malaysia

Sikorsky Exhibits and Demonstrates S-76D Helicopter In Malaysia

Sikorsky’s newest commercial aircraft, the S-76D helicopter, arrived in Malaysia, beginning the Southeast Asia leg of its demonstration tour. The international demonstration began at the SkyPark Aviation Center in Subang, Malaysia, and this week, the aircraft will be on display […]


US Air Force complete C-17 avionics, weather radar upgrades

US Air Force complete C-17 avionics, weather radar upgrades

When one door closes at the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex regarding aviation modernization, that same door swings open for another opportunity. In the 562nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, maintainers have completed a complex avionics and weather radar modernization package, referred […]


China confirms HQ-9 air defense missile to Turkey at LIMA show

China confirms HQ-9 air defense missile to Turkey at LIMA show

China confirmed an agreement to sell the HQ-9 air defense missile system to Turkey on Tuesday, during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition in Malaysia. A representative of China National Precision Machinery Import &Export Corporation said it was well-known […]


Proton Successfully Launches the Express AM-7 Satellite for the Russia

Proton Successfully Launches the Express AM-7 Satellite for the Russia

Lifting off from Baikonur at 01:05 am Moscow Time on Thursday, March 19, the Proton-M integrated launch vehicle (ILV) successfully orbited the Airbus DS–built Express AM-7 telecommunications satellite for Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC), under the Russian Federal Program, “Development […]


Indian Air Force to Use BrahMos Missile by 2016

Indian Air Force to Use BrahMos Missile by 2016

The Indian Air Force plans to start mounting BrahMos cruise missiles on its aircraft in 2016, BrahMos Aerospace CEO Sudhir Mishra told RIA Novosti Wednesday. The short-range supersonic missile was jointly developed by Russia and India and has been in […]


Fabrique Nationale Herstal P-90: The modern Personal Defense Weapon

Fabrique Nationale Herstal P-90: The modern Personal Defense Weapon

The Fabrique Nationale Herstal (FNH, or simply FN) P-90 was born out of the need for a modern and updated solution as a means to enable combat support and non-frontline military personnel to defend themselves against potential enemy attack. The […]


Syria air defence shoots down US drone: state media

Syria air defence shoots down US drone: state media

Syria’s military has shot down a US drone over the coastal province of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad, state media said on Tuesday. “Syrian air defences brought down a hostile US surveillance aircraft over north Latakia,” the official […]


 
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