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2011-08-16 13:13:00

LONDON, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior Air Force personnel from UK, US, OCCAR, Poland, Brazil and Belgium are gathering at the 8th Annual Military Aviation Repair and Maintenance meeting to discuss how to increase efficiency of maintenance and parts supply whilst tackling the problems associated with industry reliance and military-industry relationships.

2011-08-03 07:00:00

MAIDEN, N.C., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc.

2011-06-30 07:23:00

LONDON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With air power providing the spearhead for NATO's operations in Libya, and with Libyan rebels calling for further reinforcement on the ground, the importance of close air support (CAS), precision targeting and minimising collateral damage for today's forces can not be overstated. While the fundamentals of close air support have not changed since their initial concept, the training, platforms, weapons and procedures involved are...

2011-06-21 03:30:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a one-year subcontract worth $24.7 million for support services of the ground station elements of the RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system. Work under this contract will provide field support services to the mission control and launch and recovery elements for 10 Global Hawk ground stations deployed globally and operating at multiple domestic and international locations,...

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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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Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).