Howard's Tower

From high atop Howard’s Tower, the Intelligent Aerospace blog, Editor Courtney E. Howard ponders – and, frankly, rants and raves about – the latest aerospace developments, industry debates, and life’s general debacles. Weigh-in on related issues by commenting on and sharing posts, or by e-mailing Courtney@pennwell.com.

 

 

An SA-17 missile fired from a Buk launcher would make short work of a 777 passenger jumbo jet

An SA-17 missile fired from a Buk launcher would make short work of a 777 passenger jumbo jet

HOWARD'S TOWER BLOG, 18 July 2014. It looks like Malaysia Airlines had another really bad day yesterday. News reports say a Malaysia Airlines 777 jumbo jet en-route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down over Ukraine where government forces and Russian-backed separatists are locked in a civil war in the eastern region of the country.

About the Blogger

Courtney E. Howard, as editor-in-chief, enjoys writing about all things aerospace & defense in PennWell’s burgeoning Aerospace & Defense Group, which encompasses Intelligent Aerospace, Military & Aerospace Electronics, the Intelligent Aerospace Conference & Exhibition, and much more. She’s also a self-proclaimed social-media maven, mil-aero nerd, and avid avionics geek. Connect with Courtney at Courtney@Pennwell.com, @coho on Twitter, and on LinkedIn.

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