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Tuesday, Sept 2, 2014

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Image - RAF Pass on Baltic Air Policing Role

RAF Pass on Baltic Air Policing Role

Royal Air Force No 135 Expeditionary Air Wing (EAW) has formally handed over the role of supporting nation in the Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission to the Royal Canadian Air Force. The handover ceremony marked the conclusion of the four month deployment of four RAF Typhoon fighter aircraft that have been providing reassurance to the UK’s allies in the region. ...
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Image - Marine Aircraft Crashes in US Central Command Region

Marine Aircraft Crashes in US Central Command Region

A U.S. Marine Corps aircraft crashed at 2:00 p.m. (GMT), today, at sea in the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility. All personnel have been safely recovered and are aboard a U.S. Navy ship that was operating nearby. Three individuals are reported to have sustained non-life threatening injuries in the crash. The crash was not a result of hostile activity. ...
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Image - Estimates of the Value of the UAV Market Vary Widely

Estimates of the Value of the UAV Market Vary Widely

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), drones, remotely piloted vehicles. Intriguing yet sometimes controversial. No form of technology has provided as much fascination since man first undertook powered flight. Recent years has seen an increase in their usage by the military in Afghanistan, Iraq and in other international operations. The technology is additionally having ...
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