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Headlines – September 7, 2016

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News Seven Iranian boats came after U.S. ship in the Persian Gulf – A U.S. coastal patrol ship faced seven Iranian Republican Guard Corps Navy fast in-shore attack craft before swerving to avoid crashing into one on Sunday, according to a 5th Fleet spokesman.   Trump, Clinton promise VA reform and attack each other’s plans…

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News Briefs – February 15, 2017

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Report cites increased Chinese, Russian military activity An annual report on military power throughout the world cites Chinese and Russian activity as rising threats to Western powers. The International Institute for Strategic Studies report, released Tuesday, said analysts have noted “real and important” increases in Chinese military activity in the air, at sea, and in…

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Navy rescues pilot ejected from jet off San Diego coast

Posted August 25, 2017 by AP

The U.S. Navy has rescued a pilot who ejected from an aircraft off the San Diego coast. The Navy says a civilian contractor ejected from a Hawker Hunter the afternoon of Aug. 22 about 100 miles off the coast of Point Loma. The pilot was picked up by a helicopter from the USS Theodore Roosevelt…

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News Briefs – April 17, 2017

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Navy: Jets will be modified as it determines oxygen problem A fleet of U.S. Navy training jets will fly again after oxygen problems grounded the planes for more than a week. Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker said in a statement April 15 that T-45C aircraft will resume flights as early as Monday. Instructors and students in…

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News Briefs – October 12, 2015

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Boeing acquires leading pilot training software provider Boeing Oct. 12 announced it has acquired Peters Software GmbH, a market leading provider of European Aviation Safety Agency based training content for early stage pilot training. Located in Cologne, Germany, Peters Software specializes in curriculum and materials for commercial and private pilots operating in rapidly growing markets aligned…

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Airman killed in T-38 crash

Posted November 22, 2017 by

One pilot is dead, and one was transferred to Val Verde Regional Medical Center when an Air Force T-38 Talon assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, crashed at around 4 p.m., Nov. 20 approximately 14 miles northwest of the base near Spur 454 and U.S. 90 in Del Rio, Texas. Laughlin and local emergency…

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Headlines – December 30, 2015

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News Iran conducts live fire exercise near USS Harry S. Truman – In what the U.S. Navy called an “unnecessarily provocative” move, the Iranian military reportedly sent a ship less than a mile from a U.S. aircraft carrier and began conducting live-fire exercises using unguided rockets.   Top U.S. general may seek more troops for…

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News Briefs – August 22, 2016

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Chinese ships, planes hold war games in Sea of Japan China’s military says its planes and ships held war games in the Sea of Japan last week. The Defense Ministry said in a statement on its website that the long-range exercises staged Aug. 19 pitted a red army against a blue one in a simulated…

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Headlines – April 27, 2018

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News No stealth? No problem ? Eurofighter makes its pitch against F-35 in Berlin – Eurofighter officials are downplaying the F-35 fighter’s stealth capability at the Berlin Air Show, positing that the consortium’s non-stealthy Typhoon still beats out the American competition in the race to replace Germany’s Tornado fleet.     Business Turkey awards multibillion-dollar…

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Headlines – March 6, 2017

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News North Korea fires several ballistic missiles: Seoul military – North Korea March 6 fired several ballistic missiles into the East Sea in an apparent protest against the ongoing joint military drills between South Korea and the United States, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said.     Business Harris Corp. to provide UAE with battle…

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