12 Sep '16, 12am

US Defense Arsenal Plane Not Yet Off the Ground | India & Russia to Jointly Produce FGFA | NK Conducts 5th Nu...

Officials from Argentina’s air force are evaluating Korean Aerospace Industries’ (KAI) FA-50 Fighting Eagle. An Argentine delegation visited the Republic of Korea Air Force’s (RoKAF’s) 16th Fighter Wing at Yecheon on 7 September with a pilot also spotted in the aircraft. The service is looking to acquire a new fighter type following the retirement of the Dassault Mirage III and Mirage 5 fleets in late 2015, and the subsequent grounding of the Douglas A-4R Fightinghawk fleet. The US Defense Department’s Strategic Capabilities Office is still weighing platform options for its Arsenal Plane concept, a standoff system with a large weapons carriage that would support forward aircraft. While the USAF gave an artist’s rendering of the arsenal plane last year, which depicted an aircraft with an eight-engined Boeing B-52 bomber wing and a Lockheed Martin C-130 turboprop fuselage, n...

Full article: http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/us-defense-arsenal-pl...

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#Russia's new S-300V4 Air Defense System to Get Three Types of Hypersonic Missiles

#Russia's new S-300V4 Air Defense System to Get...

missiledefenseadvocacy.org 11 Sep '16, 10pm

Russia’s new S-300V4 air defense system to get three types of hypersonic missiles September 9, 2016 TASS: The S-300V4 anti...

#Paralympics: After winning silver, Belgium's Vervoort says not ready yet for euthanasia

#Paralympics: After winning silver, Belgium's V...

channelnewsasia.com 12 Sep '16, 6am

RIO DE JANEIRO: Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort said in Rio on Sunday (Sep 11) that she's still considering euthanasi...

North Korea conducts 5th nuke test, boasts it's...

militarytimes.com 09 Sep '16, 11am

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday it conducted a "higher level" nuclear warhead test explosion that will allow ...

Failed #Fitness Test Motivates Airman to Change

Failed #Fitness Test Motivates Airman to Change

defense.gov 13 Sep '16, 2pm

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz., Sept. 13, 2016 — With her brow furrowed and jaw set, every muscle in her body tenses ...

[email protected] awarded $395M contract for GPS...

defense.gov 21 Sep '16, 9pm

Alaska Airlines Inc., Seattle, Washington (HTC711-15-D-C001); and Polar Air Cargo, Purchase, New York (HTC711-15-D-C004), ...

PM Modi is building Asia's Largest Thermonuclea...

defencenews.in 11 Sep '16, 1pm

In the remote plains of southern India, in the village of Challekere, there is a mysterious construction project that is r...

Israel, US Agree to 10-Year Defense Deal

defensenews.com 13 Sep '16, 8pm

WASHINGTON -- Israel and the United States have agreed to a ten-year defense deal, the largest and longest such agreement ...

[email protected] Eastern Allies Boosts Defense Spending, ...

defensenews.com 11 Sep '16, 11pm

WARSAW, Poland — For the first time in years, military budgets across Eastern Europe have expanded their share of the gros...

The Defense News 2016 Top 100 Defense Companies...

defensenews.com 12 Sep '16, 3pm

Bell Helicopter Makes Innovation Top Priority by Jen Judson Robert Hastings, executive vice president and chief of staff a...

Pentagon Confirms US Strike in Syria Killed ISIL Leader - Department of Defense

Pentagon Confirms US Strike in Syria Killed ISI...

defense.gov 12 Sep '16, 10pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2016 — Defense Department officials have confirmed that a U.S. precision airstrike Aug. 30 targeting...

#India to split benchmark tariff for VGF projects

#India to split benchmark tariff for VGF projects

pv-tech.org 12 Sep '16, 6am

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) plans to alter the benchmark tariff for the 5GW of solar being tendere...

15日、米国を訪問中の稲田防衛大臣とカーター国防長官がペンタゴンで国歌に敬意を表している様子。...

defense.gov 16 Sep '16, 1am

Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada stand for the national anthem at the Pentagon, Sep...

High Intensity Tactical Training builds strong #Marines. One Marine embraces the challenge.

High Intensity Tactical Training builds strong ...

defense.gov 12 Sep '16, 4am

Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Amanda Jenks says she’s just a “normal Marine” who tries to better herself and take opportunity of...