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Russian jet performed ‘aggressive’ barrel roll over US Air Force plane: Pentagon

A Russian fighter jet performed an ‘unsafe’ barrel roll within 25 feet of a U.S. Air Force aircraft over the Baltic Sea in international airspace on Friday, according to the Pentagon. 249 more words

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Iran Fighter Jet Crashes, Mechanical Failure Suspected

An Iranian F-7 fighter jet has crashed during a training exercise, in the country’s central province, with mechanical failure the suspected cause of the accident. 68 more words

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Russian fighter jets make close overflight of US missile destroyer

Unarmed Russian fighter jets made two extremely close overflights this week of the USS Donald Cook, sailing in the Baltic Sea.

Navy officials are not commenting publicly, but inside the Pentagon there is an intense discussion about releasing video and still photos of the Russian encounter to demonstrate the danger the jets posed to the ship, a U.S. 446 more words

Hualien

I planned to go to Taroko gorge in the early morning. This is why I traveled to nearby Hualien, a boring coastal town, on the day before, to spend the night. 106 more words

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Chinese Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing US Military Aircraft Data

A Chinese man has pleaded guilty in a “years-long” conspiracy to hack into U.S. networks to steal sensitive information, including data on the C-17 cargo plane and fighter jet aircraft, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. 569 more words

China

From Vomit to Underwear

If we’re ever audited by the Internal Revenue Service, there is sure to be some chuckling at our expense reports.  We’re probably one of the few companies in the world that’s been required to pay for “vomit”.  74 more words

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Nigeria's Innoson Motors Starts Making Fighter Jet Parts For The Nigerian Air Force

The grinding conflict between the Nigerian state and Boko Haram insurgents has exacted a devastating human and economic toll over the past six years.

But for Nigeria’s first car manufacturer, the crisis may represent an opportunity. 406 more words

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