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AGENCIES URGE PUBLIC NOT TO FLY DRONES OVER OR NEAR WILDFIRES TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS AND DISRUPTION OF SUPPRESSION OPERATIONS

July 5, 2015 BEND, Ore., July 2 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's U.S. Forest Service's Deschutes & Ochoco National Forests and Crooked River National Grassland unit issued the following news release:After members of the...

HUMBOLDT-TOIYABE NATIONAL FOREST ASKS PUBLIC TO JOIN IN WILDFIRE SAFETY EFFORTS

July 5, 2015 SPARKS, Nev., July 2 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's U.S. Forest Service unit - Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest - issued the following press release:With the Fourth of July weekend approaching amid record-bre...

US Navy retires Prowler electronic attack aircraft after close to 45 years' service

July 5, 2015 FULL TEXTThe US Navy (USN) retired from service the last of its Grumman EA-6B Prowler electronic attack (EA) aircraft during a three-day 'sundown' ceremony at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island in Washington state...

New Terminal Opens at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

July 4, 2015 The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) and Tibah Airports Development Company today announced the opening of the new terminal at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport (PMIA) in Madinah Al-Munawa...

Raytheon and Bombardier team up with Lockheed Martin for JSTARS program

July 4, 2015 Embracing the US government's desire for strong industry partnerships, the Lockheed Martin-led team will provide the Air Force capabilities superior to the current JSTARS. The team will also deliver a true open system...

Analysis: Afghan Air Force strikes out on its own

July 4, 2015 FULL TEXTA number of reports suggest the Afghan Air Force is developing an organic airstrike capability, but a shortage of platforms means supply cannot keep up with demand. Franz J Marty reports from KabulANALYSISOn ...

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty to open office at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley

July 4, 2015 The Mobile facility will serve to strengthen Messier-Bugatti-Dowty's existing international support network. "This decision reflects our commitment to support customers locally and expand our relationship with Airbus,...

JPO counters media report that F-35 cannot dogfight

July 4, 2015 FULL TEXTThe Joint Program Office (JPO) for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) has taken the unusual step of publicly defending the aircraft's air-to-air capabilities following a damning ...

Bombardier signs five-year heavy maintenance agreement with Mesa Air Group

July 4, 2015 Under this contract, which extends to 2020, Bombardier will perform all heavy maintenance tasks for the airline's fleet of CRJ700 and CRJ900 aircraft at its service centres in Macon, Georgia, Bridgeport, West Virginia...

Bulgaria to begin negotiations for 'new' fighter aircraft

July 4, 2015



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Bulgaria has approved the procurement of a new combat aircraft type to replace its ageing MiG-29 'Fulcrum' and Sukhoi Su-25 'Frogfoot' platforms, national media reported on 1 July.

Northrop Grumman to deliver anti-missile system to Air National Guard and AFRC

July 4, 2015 Under the terms of the $31.7 million contract, Northrop Grumman will deliver three modernized third-generation pods, which are based on the Northrop Grumman Guardian system that was developed for the Department of Hom...

Argentine Tucano crashes, explosion reported

July 4, 2015 An Argentine Air Force (FAA) Embraer EMB-312 Tucano basic trainer crashed on 29 June in Arroyito, Cordoba.The aircraft was performing an instruction flight from the Military Aviation School (EMA) located in Cordoba. B...

Boeing delivers C-17 Globemaster III aircrew training simulator to US Air Force

July 4, 2015 Boeing completed the first of these centers in 1992 at Charleston Air Force Base, Charleston, S.C., including one aircrew simulator during the program's beginnings. Since then, the company and Air Force have establish...

RESERVE, GUARD TANKERS IMPROVE SAFETY WITH PODS

July 4, 2015 ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., July 3 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following press release:The Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve are scheduled to receive three new system pods that will allow tankers to safely...

UPGRADED AWACS PLATFORM TESTED AT NORTHERN EDGE

July 4, 2015 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska, July 1 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following press release:Calmly soaring at 30,000 feet in the midst of nearly 100 fighters, bombers and refueling tankers executing a bat...

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