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General Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Marine Corps Col. Scott F. Benedict has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. 384 more words

Department Of Defense

NULKA FIRED FROM US NAVY AIRCRAFT CARRIER.

The Nulka active missile decoy has been successfully fired from a US Navy CVN Class aircraft carrier for the first time.

The Nulka active missile decoy has been successfully fired from a US Navy CVN Class aircraft carrier for the first time. 98 more words

News

January 3, 2016 | Dream Journal

Daily Prompt

The Daily Post had a Daily Prompt today called New Sensation, and this is what it said:

Ah, sweet youth. No matter whether you grew up sporting a fedora, penny loafers, poodle skirts, bell-bottoms, leg-warmers, skinny jeans, Madonna-inspired net shirts and rosaries, goth garb, a spikey mohawk, or even a wave that would put the Bieber to shame, you made a fashion statement, unique to you.

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Dreams

Fixed Wing Search and Rescue project faces another delay

Bids were supposed to be in Sept. 28 for the Fixed Wing Search and Rescue aircraft project.

But that won’t be happening.

The process has now been extended and bids for the new aircraft for the RCAF will now be required by Jan. 588 more words

Defence Watch

V-22 Osprey walkaround — last half

39° 59′ 30″ N / 75° 34′ 43″ W

This is the second portion of this walkaround, please see the previous post for the first portion. 244 more words

Aircraft Walkaround

V-22 Osprey walkaround — first half

39° 59′ 30″ N / 75° 34′ 43″ W

Osprey — Bell Boeing’s aircraft which is the first tiltrotor entering production. Currently flown in the USAF as the CV-22 and the USMC as the MV-22 it is gaining a reputation for long range medivac and transport well beyond helicopter ranges as well as with greater speed. 471 more words

Aircraft Walkaround