11 Apr '12, 7am

Rapid Fire April 11, 2012: The Chinese Navy has begun using UAVs, deploying them on exercises around the South C...

Rapid Fire April 11, 2012: The Chinese Navy has begun using UAVs, deploying them on exercises around the South C...

The Pentagon’s 2013-2042 annual aviation inventory and funding plan is available via Bloomberg, in a context of aging aircraft . It says 5th generation assets will go from 7% of the current force of manned fighter aircraft to about 25% by FY 2022 based on a F-35 production ramp up. Fighter spending is about equal between the Air Force and Navy in FY 2013 but the next years see a gap in favor of USAF. Total spending (i.e. RDT&E, procurement, MILCON, and O&M) is projected to $770B in then-years over the next 10 years. See data tables and charts of DoD’s projected aicraft inventory at the bottom of this entry. DoD’s long term aicraft plan include a T-X trainer replacement “envisioned to begin production around FY18 with a planned IOC in FY20”, and replacements for T-45Cs and T-44s to be identified next decade. They expect the V-XX new presidential helicopter to begin operatin...

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Drumbeat: April 11, 2012

theoildrum.com 11 Apr '12, 1pm

The quickening pace of exploration in East Africa is part of a wider shake-up in the global energy industry as it scramble...

SearchCap: The Day In Search, April 11, 2012

searchengineland.com 11 Apr '12, 8pm

Reports: Google CPCs Continue To Decline And Yahoo/Bing’s Rise While Spend Overall Grows In Q1 By all accounts, paid searc...

Rapid Fire April 9, 2012: Counting Our Blessing...

defenseindustrydaily.com 09 Apr '12, 1pm

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DoD's 30-Year Aviation Plan | Defense Tech

defensetech.org 12 Apr '12, 4pm

The current situation makes it impossible, but what is to keep us from getting stuff drawn up? The Air Force lost its driv...

Daily Search Forum Recap: April 11, 2012

seroundtable.com 11 Apr '12, 8pm

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other se...

Navy grounds Fire Scouts after mishaps

Navy grounds Fire Scouts after mishaps

navytimes.com 10 Apr '12, 7pm

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/04/navy-grounds-fire-scouts-after-mishaps-041012/ Navy grounds Fire Scouts after mishap...

Massive 8.9 earthquake in Aceh. Tremors felt in Malaysia & Singapore on 11 April 2012

Massive 8.9 earthquake in Aceh. Tremors felt in...

smashpop.net 11 Apr '12, 9am

Massive 8.9 earthquake in Aceh. Tremors felt in Malaysia & Singapore on 11 April 2012 So all of a sudden everyone on my Tw...

Rapid Fire April 16, 2012: US-UK Defense Trade ...

defenseindustrydaily.com 16 Apr '12, 3am

advanced marine design software for the Type 26 frigate’s early stage design and trade-off studies. It helps that the Roya...

When to Fire Your Client

When to Fire Your Client

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greencarreports.com 11 Apr '12, 1pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 10 Apr '12, 1pm

For the year to date, the portfolio has put in a strong performance, and is up 15 percent. PBW and the Russell 2000 are up...

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defpro.com 16 Apr '12, 6am

Lockheed Martin is awarded a $258.8m modification to the F-35 LRIP Lot 5 contract. 06:24 GMT, April 16, 2012 CONTRACTS NAV...

Army's rapid reaction force takes to the air

mod.uk 10 Apr '12, 12pm

From parachuting to helicopter assaults and Rapid Air Landing (RAL), Exercise EAGLES FLIGHT 12 has seen 16 Air Assault Bri...

Rapid Fire April 17, 2012 #americasusa #bae #it...

defenseindustrydaily.com 17 Apr '12, 6am

Rapid Fire April 17, 2012: Worldwide Military Spending Trends Apr 17, 2012 09:00 EDT Related Stories: Americas - USA , Asi...