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Boeing 747-8 Freighter to fly to Paris Air Show on sustainable Biofuel

Boeing 747-8 Freighter to fly to Paris Air Show on sustainable Biofuel

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2011

Boeing will fly the new 747-8 Freighter to its international air show debut in a doubly historic fashion, flying the airplane across the Atlantic Ocean to the Paris Air Show using a renewable...

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Aerovision and UniAir present the 1st Falcon 50 Flying Camera

Aerovision and UniAir present the 1st Falcon 50 Flying Camera

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2011

The business aviation company AEROVISION and sister company UNIAIR, a maintenance workshop, are proud to present an exclusive aircraft specifically modified for aerial pictures. The pod camera...

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EADS enhances online services for media

EADS enhances online services for media

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2011

EADS press website now offering extended resources and services tailored to journalists´ needs EADS press twitter account goes online Dedicated microsite features EADS’ presence at Paris Air...

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Israel Highlights Latest Aerospace Trends at the National Pavilion at the...

Israel Highlights Latest Aerospace Trends at the National Pavilion at the...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2011

The 49th Paris Air Show taking place at Le Bourget, Paris June 20 – 26, offers the biggest showcase for Israel’s Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industries. Israel is participating in this biennial...

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Australia selects US Navy's MH-60R SEAHAWK Helicopter for AIR 9000 Phase 8...

Australia selects US Navy's MH-60R SEAHAWK Helicopter for AIR 9000 Phase 8...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2011

The U.S. Navy announced the Commonwealth of Australia has selected the MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopter to fulfill the Australian Defence Force’s AIR 9000 Phase 8 requirement for a fleet of 24...

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Rheinmetall unveils new HE DM11 secondary ammunition for MBT 120mm...

Rheinmetall unveils new HE DM11 secondary ammunition for MBT 120mm...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Jun , 2011

Rheinmetall recently revealed a new 120m HE round to a group of international experts at its proving ground in Unterlüß, Germany. It can be fired from any in-service 120mm smoothbore gun (L44...

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SELEX Galileo showcases its integrated airborne surveillance and air...

SELEX Galileo showcases its integrated airborne surveillance and air...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Jun , 2011

 SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica company, is demonstrating its leadership in airborne sensors, mission systems and integrated solutions as part of the Finmeccanica exhibit at the 49th Paris Air...

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Lockheed Martin MH-60R Lands on LCS for First Time

Lockheed Martin MH-60R Lands on LCS for First Time

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2011

The sun provided the light, a U.S. Navy photographer manned the camera and two Lockheed Martin programs provided the action during recent training operations in the Pacific Ocean. A U.S. Navy...

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Thales completes successful flight demonstration for full automatic one-ton...

Thales completes successful flight demonstration for full automatic one-ton...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2011

Thales today announced that it has successfully achieved, with its partner Boeing, the full automatic landing of a one ton class VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) UAV. The automatic landing...

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Eurocopter innovation takes to the skies at Paris Air Show

Eurocopter innovation takes to the skies at Paris Air Show

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2011

Eurocopter’s commitment to innovation will be showcased at the 2011 Paris Air Show, where the company’s high-profile participation is to include the first public flight presentations of its X3...

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Cobham Delivers Converted Aircraft to Ascent Flight Training Ltd for UK MFTS

Cobham Delivers Converted Aircraft to Ascent Flight Training Ltd for UK MFTS

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2011

Cobham has delivered four converted Hawker-Beechcraft B350ER King Air special mission aircraft to Ascent Flight Training Limited for the United Kingdom Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS)....

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High Court ruling can make the Armed Forces Tribunal infructuous

High Court ruling can make the Armed Forces Tribunal infructuous

By: Lt Gen Harwant Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2011

The defence services had been clamouring for an Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) for decades, essentially because the civilian courts took years and even decades to decide their cases. These...

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Boeing to Build 10 C-17 Airlifters for Indian Air Force

Boeing to Build 10 C-17 Airlifters for Indian Air Force

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2011

Boeing announced that India’s Ministry of Defence has signed an agreement with the U.S. government to acquire 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifters. The Foreign Military Sale — approved by...

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Boeing Completes Delta System Definition Review of Crew Space Transportation...

Boeing Completes Delta System Definition Review of Crew Space Transportation...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jun , 2011

Boeing completed the Delta System Definition Review (SDR) of the company’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 space capsule design. The milestone follows NASA’s award of a Commercial Crew...

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Growing Chinese concern over internal turmoil

Growing Chinese concern over internal turmoil

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jun , 2011

The authorities of the Chinese Ministry of Public Security, who are responsible for internal intelligence, internal security and law and order, seem to be increasingly concerned over the...

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US may fret & and fume but its options are limited with Pakistan

US may fret & and fume but its options are limited with Pakistan

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jun , 2011

The “New York Times” (June 15,2011) has claimed that the Pakistani authorities have detained a Major and four other Pakistani nationals during the course of their in-house enquiry into the...

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China's Guantanamo Bay!

China's Guantanamo Bay!

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2011

 All right-thinking persons of the world have spoken for a decade against the military detention centre set up by the US in the Guantanamo Bay area of Cuba for detaining and interrogating all Al...

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The case against Rana

The case against Rana

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2011

US District Judge Harry D Leinenweberwas reported to have ruled at Chicago on June 9,2011, that TahawurHussainRana, of the Chicago cell of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET), was guilty of supporting the...

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Somali Piracy: New Delhi groping in the dark

Somali Piracy: New Delhi groping in the dark

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2011

We are still groping in the dark in matters relating to action against the Somali pirates, who are more and more active despite all the preventive patrolling, more and more venturesome coming...

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Post-Abbottabad Pak sulking has had no impact on Obama

Post-Abbottabad Pak sulking has had no impact on Obama

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2011

Pakistan’s post-Abbottabad sulking and partly-real, partly-manufactured anti-US anger have had no impact on President Barack Obama’s counter-sanctuary emphasis in his counter-terrorism...

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