Month: August 2009

Pirates Shoot at the Navy

Somali pirates open fire on U.S. Navy helicopter Somali pirates holding a hijacked ship off the coast of Somalia fired at a U.S. Navy helicopter as it made a surveillance flight over the vessel, the first such attack by pirates on an American military aircraft, the Navy said Thursday. The helicopter, which is based on […]

New Ships

Two Northrop Grumman-built Ships — Dewey (DDG 105) and New York (LPD 21) — Delivered On Gulf Coast in the Same Week PASCAGOULA, Miss. and AVONDALE, La., Aug. 25, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) delivered two ships to the U.S. Navy this week at its Gulf Coast shipyards in Pascagoula, Miss. and […]

Friday Linkzookery – 21 Aug 2009

NLOS-C Being Put Down The NLOS-C program is essentially on hold. NLOS-C video here. Finally Uncensored: IAF Plane “Downed” Iraqi Jet in 1982 Without a shot being fired. Resurrect the Raptor Steve Forbes says get more F-22s. Russia Holds US Humvees as Trophies Captured awaiting shipment home when the Rooskies attacked Georgia. Marines Looking at […]

Who’s the Real Clunker, Here?

Dealers stiffed as clunkers pile up Via Instapundit: Some New Mexico auto dealers have backed out of the cash-for-clunkers program and more may do so as the federal government takes its time providing cash reimbursements. Dealers across the state are owed more than $3.6 million, according to a dealers’ group which says that so far […]