I’ve always thought the F-5 was a pretty sharp-looking aircraft. Norhtrop Grumman press release on the program here.
Month: April 2009
Marine Corps Times: The MV-22 Osprey will head to Afghanistan by the end of the year, after it tests its sea legs on the amphibious assault ship Bataan, the Corps’ top officer said Wednesday during a briefing with reporters. Commandant Gen. James Conway also said the aircraft likely will stay in theater for the remainder […]
“We are planning to resolve all the issues in 2010-2011, and after that we will make a final decision. At this point it is necessary to determine all technical specifications of the ship and the means of achieving them. Simultaneously, we have to decide on the strategic uses of aircraft carriers in the future,” Vladimir […]
Still some bad guys around, of course. Iraqi officials claim US troops killed two civilians, not fighters. U.S. spokesman Maj. Derrick Cheng says several people launched grenades and began shooting Wednesday as the patrol was handing out micro-grant money to stimulate small businesses in the town of Riyadh. “Launched grenades”? “Began shooting”? So it could […]
Specter says he’s switching from GOP to Democrats “I now find my political philosophy more in line with Democrats than Republicans,” Specter said in a statement posted on a Web site devoted to Pennsylvania politics and confirmed by his office. In other late news, the Japanese attacked a US naval installation in Hawaii. Film at […]
Chinese Navy Requires Supercruising Fighter A supercruising combat aircraft is a high priority of the Chinese navy, the country’s top admiral says in a revealing official interview that gives strong clues of perceived shortcomings and future directions for the maritime force. Adm. Wu Shengli also says China must step up work on precision missiles that […]
VI – Day, Victory in Iraq, June 13, 2009 The time has come to recognize our brave troops for bringing victory to the Iraqi people and to the cause of freedom around the world. Concerns aired on number of Air Guard planes What? A potential aircraft shortage? Next thing you’re going to tell Murdoc is […]
That’s all. Continue mission.
Rep. Pete Hoekstra: Pelosi “Wasn’t Paying Attention” If She Thought CIA Was Not Waterboarding I work in Hoekstra’s district. He makes the national news once in a while, usually on big issues. UPDATE: Great observation in the comments: This whole “I knew about the Enhanced Interrogation Techniques but didn’t think they were going to USE […]