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2009-01-20 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (Amex: ETC) ("ETC" or the "Company") announced today that Holloman Air Force Base, located in New Mexico, has completed the training of the 30,000th pilot on its G-LAB Human Centrifuge.

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2009-01-12 08:57:45

Britain's Prince William has started training to fly helicopters for the Royal Air Force's Search and Rescue Force, or SARF, officials said. William, 26, has arrived at the RAF's Shawbury base in Shropshire, England to embark on an 18-month helicopter training course, a move that likely means the royal family member is committed to the RAF for five more years, The Times of London reported Monday. The prince's earlier helicopter training ended badly after he used an RAF chopper for a private...

2008-12-24 08:29:00

MAIDEN, N.C., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air T, Inc.

2008-12-10 14:57:00

HARLOW, England, Dec. 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Paveway IV weapon system completed all evaluation activities, clearing it to enter service with the U.K.'s Royal Navy and Royal Air Force Harrier GR9 aircraft. Following the demonstration of capability trials at the U.S.

2008-12-01 09:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) newest integrated electronic warfare suite has been selected in a competition to provide self-protection capability for Royal Moroccan Air Force F-16 aircraft.

2008-12-01 06:59:00

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airborne Standoff Radar system developed by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) for the U.K.

2008-10-07 00:00:26

Any celebration is always an occasion to remember and this was no exception.

2008-09-26 12:00:25

By IAN BRUCE DEFENCE CORRESPONDENT MORE than 200 British soldiers who had just finished six-month tours in Afghanistan were forced to endure an 18-hour flight home via Oman and Cyprus this week after the RAF Tristar airliner scheduled to take them direct to Brize Norton developed a fault.

2008-09-06 00:00:20

SCOTTISH budget airline Flyglobespan have landed a military contract to fly to the Falkland Islands twice a week. The service will carry a mixture of civilian passengers and Army troops in and out of RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. The Ministry of Defence agreed the two-year deal.

2008-08-07 18:01:12

By Paul James SAFETY investigators were yesterday examining an RAF Tornado at Newcastle Airport following its emergency landing on Tuesday.


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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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