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NEWS ROUNDUP: MLK Day Protest Ends In 25 Arrests…AND MORE

A protest in the Bay Area – held not only to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. but also to seek justice for Mario Woods, a man shot and killed by San Francisco Police officers last month – included protesters shutting down highway lanes near the SF Bay Bridge. 524 more words

National News

Gripen: Brazil postpones signing of the contract

The contract should have been signed in late June. It has been extended to this week when negotiations led to date to the end of October.  59 more words

Fighter

Hungary army to ground all Gripen jets after second crash-landing

Budapest (AFP) – The Hungary army said on Wednesday it would ground and review its fleet of Jas-39 Gripen fighter jets, made by Swedish manufacturer Saab, after a second crash-landing within a month. 194 more words

Fighter Jet Crashes In Hungary, Pilot Ejects

A fighter jet has crash-landed, due a suspected technical fault, in Hungary, though the pilot of the aircraft safely ejected from the jet. 181 more words

World

Rafale, Gripen and LCA - Key to Solving IAF's Dwindling Fighter Problem

Recently there has been a lot of Hue and Cry about the Rafale deal in the press and just yesterday , The ever reticent AK Anthony, who was surprisingly silent all throughout his tenure as the Defence minister came out attacking the Rafale deal which is under negotiation with France. 2,528 more words

Defence

James' aviation image of the day - 01/05/2015

Whilst France and The EFA development groups designed their own aircraft respectively, in the late 1970’s, Sweden were also on the look out for an aircraft to replace two types in their inventory, the Saab 35 Draken Interceptor and the Saab 37 Viggen multi-role fighter. 280 more words

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