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Northrop Grumman to Buy Orbital ATK for $7.8 Billion

The proposed deal to purchase the maker of components for missiles and satellites adds to consolidation in the aerospace industry at a time of growing military budgets. 78 more words

NYT

"Politics, pandering and pork," more on the CF-18 replacement fiasco

There is an editorial comment in the National Post which is headlined: “The Liberals’ money-wasting, defence-shirking, politically craven jet circus gets worse ~ Politics,  584 more words

Defence Policy

Fighting Ships 2017/2018

In the last month or so the latest edition of Jane’s Fighting Ships has been released. It’s available from the IHS online shop for the usual eye-watering price of £984. 195 more words

Saudi Coalition Strikes Yemen’s Capital, Leaving Civilians Dead

After a lull, warplanes hit targets around Sana, including a hotel where at least 30 agricultural workers were said to be dead or wounded.

Published: August 23, 2017 at 05:30AM… 73 more words

NYT

Tupolev Tu-154 "Careless" - Tupolev's Trijet

Gaps to be Filled 

The former Soviet Union had great success in the early years of jet based airliner service with their Tupolev Tu-104. The Tu-104 was the world’s second jet to enter regular airline service after Great Britain’s DeHavilland Comet. 1,915 more words

Aircraft

SAR Sea Kings take to the air again

Two Westland Sea King HAR Mk 5 helicopters are being re activated at RNAS Culdrose the aircraft formerly based at the station with 771 NAS will remain as UK military aircraft but I’ll be used by Helioperations based at Osprey Quay Portland to train German Navy Aircrew to fly SAR missions. 13 more words

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