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2014-04-16 08:21:05

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Air Force awards its secure OFFICIAL SENSITIVE Managed Mobility as a Service contract to Nine23 Ltd and Akhter Computers plc. The award of contract is to create and secure an ecosystem for iOS, Android and Windows devices with accredited access to OFFICIAL and OFFICIAL SENSITIVE data used by RAF specialist engineers and RAF aircraft engineers across three stations. The solution chosen was...

2014-02-19 12:22:19

2014 Fire Season Preparedness WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aerial firefighting companies have focused on an earlier than normal fire season in the western United States as the region continues to cope with dry conditions. But that does not mean they are taking short cuts in a multi-step annual preparedness process, which includes scheduled aircraft maintenance. For example, Columbia Helicopters of Portland, Oregon, operates a Model 234 Chinook and...

2013-08-05 12:20:40

LAKELAND, Fla., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As sequestration continues to affect the ability of the U.S. military to perform at air shows and participate in flyovers, civilian-owned Black Diamond Jet Team provides an ideal alternative for professional and college-level sports teams as well as other organizations looking to book a flyover for an upcoming event. Black Diamond Jet Team, based in Lakeland, FL, has performed at dozens of air shows and performed numerous flyovers since...

2013-06-25 08:31:57

HOOTON, England, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Air Force Museum Gift Shop, an online store supporting the charitable work of the Royal Air Force Museum, has seen their search engine rankings improve following Google's Penguin 2.0 update, due to their on-going optimisation campaign with digital marketing agency Click Consult. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130625/623018 ) Penguin 2.0, Google's latest algorithm update, is designed to reduce the...

2013-05-23 12:21:22

BARROWFORD, England, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of restoration experts is currently hard at work salvaging a unique World War II aircraft from the floor of the English Channel. Using cutting edge restoration techniques within a purpose-built polytunnel from First Tunnels [http://www.firsttunnels.co.uk ], the team hopes to have the rare Dornier 17 ready for exhibition within two years. British television viewers may have enjoyed a BBC News 24 documentary aired...

2013-02-01 08:21:26

SOLON, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HDT Global (HDT), a leading provider of highly-engineered mobile military and emergency response solutions, announced today that the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) has awarded the company's Expeditionary Systems Group the Guardian Angel Air-Deployable Rescue Vehicle (GAARV) contract to produce the HDT Storm Search and Rescue Tactical Vehicles (SRTV). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130201/FL52380 ) The HDT Storm is an...

2013-01-31 20:20:14

Military non-profit expands leadership to match growth SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront, the national non-profit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and injured service members, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Tim Farrell as Chief Operating Officer (COO). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/DC52462) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110623/DC25541LOGO)...

2013-01-24 08:24:28

LONDON, January 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- nine23, working in partnership with SBL, is delighted to announce it has been awarded the RAF's Project LINK contract which will deliver a mobility programme tailored specifically to meet the needs of the RAF and its personnel. The contract was competed for over a 30-day period and was won in the face of stiff competition. Project Link is a landmark trial that marks the start of the RAF's innovative vision for the implementation of...

2012-08-01 06:20:37

MAIDEN, N.C., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc. (Air T) (NASDAQ: AIRT) announced that it will release its results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2012 on August 7, 2012. Air T, through its subsidiaries, provides overnight air freight service to the express delivery industry, manufactures and sells aircraft deicers and other special purpose industrial equipment, and provides ground support equipment and facilities maintenance to airlines. Air T is one of the largest,...

2012-07-23 06:20:17

A-29 Super Tucano Makes U.S. Debut at Oshkosh Air Show SPARKS, Nev., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When retired fighter pilot and Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Lt. Gen. David Deptula was offered the opportunity to take the A-29 Super Tucano for a test-flight, he jumped at the chance. The aircraft is a contender, offered by Sierra Nevada Corporation in partnership with Embraer, in the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Light Air...


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General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

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