#F18 air supply system has problems US #military can’t fix https://t.co/zHnrZ9kWK7

#F18 air supply system has problems US #military can’t fix https://t.co/zHnrZ9kWK7

sputniknews.com 06 Feb '16, 7am

© Photo: Lockheed Martin Pentagon’s White Elephant: F-35 to Miss Final Software Release Deadline The Boeing F-18 Super Hornet jet uses an On-Board Oxygen Generation System (OBOGS), manufactured by British defense technology company Cobham plc , that scrubs the same air taken from the engine intakes, filtering it and providing the pilot with breathable air. In practice, the system repeatedly fails, leading to constant interruptions in the air supply, according to Navy documents obtained by Breaking Defense. Navy papers revealed some 297 incidents related to F-18 OBOGS during tests conducted from May 2010 to October 2015. The statistics also...

One of the Army's 1st female combat engineer recruits is a deserter

armytimes.com 05 Feb '16, 3pm

One of the Army's 1st female combat engineer recruits is a deserter One of the first women to sign up to become an Army combat engineer is no...

Army Budget Boosts European Presence, Sacrifices Modernization

defensenews.com 05 Feb '16, 10pm

Army Budget Boosts European Presence, Sacrifices Modernization The fiscal 2017 budget request seeks to preserve the Army’s planned end-streng...

Hezbollah tries to shift attention to the West Bank | The Long War Journal

longwarjournal.org 05 Feb '16, 3pm
Hezbollah tries to shift attention to the West Bank | The Long War Journal

last week their dismantling of a five-man terror cell from the West Bank city of Tulkarem, jihadists who were recruited by Hezbollah’s secret...

VA News Release: VA's Polytrauma System of Care Marks One Million TBI Screenings

va.gov 05 Feb '16, 6pm

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Polytrauma System of Care (PSC) has hit the one million mark in screening Veterans for ...

Colorado military officials consider banning Iron Order motorcycle club after...

militarytimes.com 05 Feb '16, 4pm
Colorado military officials consider banning Iron Order motorcycle club after deadly shoot-out

“The Iron Order is one of the fastest growing motorcycle clubs in the United States,” accordi...

House bill requires women to sign up for draft

stripes.com 04 Feb '16, 6pm
House bill requires women to sign up for draft

Related Marines, Army: Time for women to sign up for draft The Marine Corps commandant and Ar...

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