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WTKR Norfolk
NASA astronaut thanks Norfolk and Virginia Beach from spacein 2004. During his time in the U.S. Marine Corps, he was commissioned as a Sec
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 hours ago
in 2004. During his time in the U.S. Marine Corps, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in May 1989 and became a F/A-18 Test Pilot, where he was deployed to Kuwait to fly combat missions in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Bresnik was born in... Read more
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The Ridgecrest Daily Independent
Weapons Division hosts RAAF for training, test deploymentSTATION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - The sea, air and land ranges at Naval Air Warfare
The Ridgecrest Daily Independent / Posted 21 hours ago
STATION, CHINA LAKE, Calif. - The sea, air and land ranges at Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division were abuzz with F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G “Growler” aircraft as over 130 members of the Royal Australian Air Force conducted a... Read more
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Eu Business
Rheinmetall, ABBS, Revision Military and showcase latest technology for Active Protection Systems — EUbusiness.comreducing platform acoustic, thermal and logistic signatures. They will also pro
Eu Business / Posted yesterday
reducing platform acoustic, thermal and logistic signatures. They will also provide case study of the F-35 Lightening II, F/A 18 Hornet, AH1 Attack Cobra and LRSS LAV 6.0 Combat Vehicle which uses Revision's power solutions. Mr Roger Sloman,... Read more
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NBC News
Another close call for U.S. jet and Iranian drone in Persian GulfCommand. Despite numerous radio calls, the drone repeatedly changed altitude a
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Command. Despite numerous radio calls, the drone repeatedly changed altitude and came within 100 vertical feet of the F/A-18. The close call forced the aircraft to maneuver to avoid collision. The drone "created a collision hazard," U.S.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
USS Nimitz Reports Another "Dangerous" Interaction With Iranian Dronean Iranian drone in the span of less than a week. Just last week we noted that
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
an Iranian drone in the span of less than a week. Just last week we noted that an Iranian drone came within 100 feet of an F/A-18 operating from the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier forcing pilots to take evasive measures to avoid a collision. Now the... Read more
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EuroNews
Another Close Call for U.S. Jet and Iranian Drone in Persian GulfCommand. Despite numerous radio calls, the drone repeatedly changed altitude a
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
Command. Despite numerous radio calls, the drone repeatedly changed altitude and came within 100 vertical feet of the F/A-18. The close call forced the aircraft to maneuver to avoid collision. The drone "created a collision hazard," U.S.... Read more
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ABC News
Iranian drone buzzes US aircraft over Persian Gulfinteraction between U.S. and Iranian maritime forces in 2017. An Iranian drone
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
interaction between U.S. and Iranian maritime forces in 2017. An Iranian drone came within 100 feet of a U.S. Navy F/A-18 fighter jet last week that was waiting to land on the Nimitz aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf. That jet was in a... Read more
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The Hill
Navy slams 'unsafe and unprofessional' encounter with Iranian drone for second time in weekincident comes less than a week after an Iranian drone got within 100 feet of a
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
incident comes less than a week after an Iranian drone got within 100 feet of a U.S. Navy F/A-18 that was attempting to land on the Nimitz. In that incident, which happened Tuesday, the F-18 had to take evasive... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Air and Water Show 2017 guide: What to know if you gofor the 2017 Chicago Air and Water Show on the lakefront Aug. 19 and 20. The te
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
for the 2017 Chicago Air and Water Show on the lakefront Aug. 19 and 20. The team, made up of six blue and gold U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets, alternates years with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. A familiar cast of military and civilian aircraft will... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Naval Aviation Hits Historic Milestonewhere they learn what they did right and what they did wrong - is the key," sai
The Aero-News Network / Posted 4 days ago
where they learn what they did right and what they did wrong - is the key," said Brown, who's been at Key West for the last 18 years. "Many aircrew find the training they receive as a textbook for them to succeed as pilots." An F/A-18F Super Hornet... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
USS Nimitz pilot forced to eject after engine malfunctionwas forced to eject from his aircraft during an emergency landing in Bahrain Sa
KGTV San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
was forced to eject from his aircraft during an emergency landing in Bahrain Saturday. The pilot ejected after their F/A-18E jet suffered an engine malfunction and attempted to land at Sheik Isa Air Base in Bahrain, the Navy said. The pilot... Read more
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FOX News
US Navy pilot ejects in crash landing in Bahrain, officials sayA U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet was crash landed in Bahrain after flying off USS
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
A U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet was crash landed in Bahrain after flying off USS Nimitz, a deployed aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf. Cmdr. Bill Urban, a spokesman for the Bahrain-based U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet, said in a statement that the pilot... Read more
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Daily Mirror
US F-18 fighter plane smashes into runway at Bahrain AirportVideo of the crashed F-18 Hornet show smoke billowing from the cockpit as it la
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Video of the crashed F-18 Hornet show smoke billowing from the cockpit as it lays on its side. Pictures then show the plane leaning back on its tail, with the pilot nowhere to be seen. It is not yet clear whether anyone was injured in the... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
U.S. Navy Blue Angels, AeroShell Aerobatic Team Headline Georgia Air Showtake place at the Russell Regional Airport in Rome, GA on Oct 21-22. The Navy'
The Aero-News Network / Posted 5 days ago
take place at the Russell Regional Airport in Rome, GA on Oct 21-22. The Navy's elite Flight Demonstration Squadron's six F/A-18 jets and the Marines' hulking KC-130T, affectionately known as "Fat Albert," will perform actual military maneuvers... Read more
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ABC News
Marine Corps grounds aircraft for 24 hours following deadly crashesof Australia. In July, 15 Marines and a sailor were killed in the crash of a Ma
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
of Australia. In July, 15 Marines and a sailor were killed in the crash of a Marine Reserve KC-130T in Mississippi. The last time the Marine Corps conducted such a safety stand down was in August 2016, following a series of fatal F/A-18... Read more
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FOX News
Marine Corps lifts grounding of MV-22 Osprey and other aircraft in deployed unit following crashBush. from July 12-19. As US-backed Syrian forces were battling ISIS in Syria,
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Bush. from July 12-19. As US-backed Syrian forces were battling ISIS in Syria, the U.S. Navy was forced to ground all 10 F/A-18 fighter jets in VFA-37, after two pilots flying older model F-18C Hornets fell ill with decompression sickness, a... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
US Navy Blue Angels and AeroShell Aerobatic Team to Headline the 2017 Wings Over North Georgia Air ShowThe Navy's elite Flight Demonstration Squadron's six F/A-18 jets and the Marine
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 8 days ago
The Navy's elite Flight Demonstration Squadron's six F/A-18 jets and the Marines' hulking KC-130T, affectionately known as "Fat Albert," will perform actual military maneuvers before the crowds during each performance day. Last year's airshow,... Read more
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EuroNews
U.S. Jet Takes Evasive Action After Close Call With Iranian DroneAn Iranian drone came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy F/A-18 as it was prepari
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
An Iranian drone came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy F/A-18 as it was preparing to land on the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, according to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. Despite numerous radio calls, the drone... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
US naval jet avoids collision as Iranian drone flies within 100 feet of itof flight operations near the Nimitz, the Iranian drone executed “unsafe and un
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
of flight operations near the Nimitz, the Iranian drone executed “unsafe and unprofessional” altitude changes near the F/A 18. The US jet had to maneuver to avoid collision, with the drone passing just 100 feet away at its closest point. “The... Read more
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NBC News
An Iranian drone came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy jet on TuesdayAn Iranian drone came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy F/A-18 as it was prepari
NBC News / Posted 8 days ago
An Iranian drone came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy F/A-18 as it was preparing to land on the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, according to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. Despite numerous radio calls, the drone... Read more
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The Washington Times
Iranian drone buzzes F/A-18E Super Hornet during carrier landingAn Iranian QOM-1 drone buzzed a U.S. F/A-18 Super Hornet trying to land aboard
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
An Iranian QOM-1 drone buzzed a U.S. F/A-18 Super Hornet trying to land aboard the carrier Nimitz Tuesday. Officials with U.S. Navy Central Command confirmed a dangerous encounter in the Central Arabian Gulf, which forced an American fighter pilot... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Iranian Drone Comes Within 100 Feet Of US Fighter Jet, Forces It To Take Evasive Action(CNN) — An Iranian drone came within 100 feet of a US Navy F/A-18 attempting to
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 8 days ago
(CNN) — An Iranian drone came within 100 feet of a US Navy F/A-18 attempting to land on the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, according to two US defense officials with knowledge of the incident. The officials said the drone... Read more
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Newsmax
CNN: Iranian Drone Comes Within 100 Feet of US Fighter JetAn Iranian drone forced a U.S. F/A-18 to take evasive action while attempting t
Newsmax / Posted 9 days ago
An Iranian drone forced a U.S. F/A-18 to take evasive action while attempting to land on an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, CNN reported. The fighter jet was attempting to land on the USS Nimitz when the drone, which did not appear... Read more
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The Hill
Iranian drone comes within 100 feet of US Navy jet100 feet of the warplane, the Navy confirmed Tuesday. While operating in inter
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
100 feet of the warplane, the Navy confirmed Tuesday. While operating in international airspace Tuesday, the U.S. Navy F/A-18 was in a holding pattern preparing to land on the USS Nimitz in the Persian Gulf when the Iranian QOM-1 approached,... Read more
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ABC News
Iranian drone comes within 100 feet of US fighter jet in Persian GulfAn Iranian drone came within 100 feet of a U.S. Navy F/A-18 fighter jet that wa
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
An Iranian drone came within 100 feet of a U.S. Navy F/A-18 fighter jet that was waiting to land on the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier in the central Persian Gulf, two U.S. officials confirmed. The jet was in a holding pattern about 1,000 feet above... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Jogger pushes woman into path of bus in Londonto US jet, prompts evasive actionIranian drone flies too close for comfort to U
WSMV Nashville / Posted 9 days ago
to US jet, prompts evasive actionIranian drone flies too close for comfort to US jet, prompts evasive action A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet takes off from the flight deck of the USS George Washington. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye) An Iranian drone... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Iranian drone comes within feet of US Navy aircraftAn Iranian drone came within 100 feet of a US Navy F/A-18 attempting to land on
KGTV San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
An Iranian drone came within 100 feet of a US Navy F/A-18 attempting to land on the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, according to two US defense officials with knowledge of the incident. The officials said the drone forced... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Iranian Drone Flies Within 100 Feet Of U.S. F-18 In Persian Gulfaction. As AP adds, the drone came within 100 feet below the aircraft and 200
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
action. As AP adds, the drone came within 100 feet below the aircraft and 200 feet to the side of the aircraft. The F/A-18 was in a landing pattern several thousand feet off the deck of the ship waiting to land. The F/A-18 maneuvered... Read more
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ABC News
Marine Corps considers grounding aircraft after deadly crashesMarine aircraft are not unusual. Last August, the Marine Corps ordered a simil
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
Marine aircraft are not unusual. Last August, the Marine Corps ordered a similar safety stand-down for all non-deployed F/A-18 fighter aircraft following a series of fatal crashes involving F/A-18s. At the time, squadron commanders were given... Read more
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Daily Mail
USS George W Bush takes part in joint exercise Saxon WarriorQueen Elizabeth - which is undergoing sea trials. The operation started on Jul
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Queen Elizabeth - which is undergoing sea trials. The operation started on July 31 and will continue until August 10. An F/A-18 Super Hornet blasts off from the USS George H W Bush as part of the joint Saxon Warrior military exercise A pilot and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
US fighter jets in training exercise off Scottish coastF/A-18 jets take off from the USS George HW Bush warship, which has been taking
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
F/A-18 jets take off from the USS George HW Bush warship, which has been taking part in Exercise Saxon Warrior off the coast... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
What to expect from the 2017 Westfield International Air Show next weekendthose who served in World War II by performing jumps as they were done back the
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
those who served in World War II by performing jumps as they were done back then. Also added to the lineup are the US Navy F/A 18 Hornet demonstrators, and the black daggers US Army Parachute team. The Airforce Thunderbirds will also be performing.... Read more
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CNET
Arizona's incredible Boneyard is purgatory for aircraftor buy a new one (if that's even possible). Photo by: Geoffrey Morrison/CNET
CNET / Posted 13 days ago
or buy a new one (if that's even possible). Photo by: Geoffrey Morrison/CNET Photo by: Geoffrey Morrison/CNET A few more F/A-18 Hornets nose-to-nose with one of their predecessors, the F-4. Photo by: Geoffrey Morrison/CNET These C-130s look... Read more
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CNET
Arizona's incredible Boneyard is purgatory for aircraftor buy a new one (if that's even possible). Photo by: Geoffrey Morrison/CNET
CNET / Posted 13 days ago
or buy a new one (if that's even possible). Photo by: Geoffrey Morrison/CNET Photo by: Geoffrey Morrison/CNET A few more F/A-18 Hornets nose-to-nose with one of their predecessors, the F-4. Photo by: Geoffrey Morrison/CNET These C-130s look... Read more
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Daily Press
Live: Ford crew discusses aircraft launchLt. Cmdr. Jamie "Coach," Struck, (left) who sucessfully trapped and launched ab
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Lt. Cmdr. Jamie "Coach," Struck, (left) who sucessfully trapped and launched aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford in an F/A-18 last week stands with the ship's Capt. Richard McCormack during a press conference aboard the Ford on Tuesday, August 1, 2017... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Watch the Navy's newest, most sophisticated aircraft carrier land and launch its first aircraftFord, the Navy's newest and most sophisticated aircraft carrier, received and l
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Ford, the Navy's newest and most sophisticated aircraft carrier, received and launched its first fixed-wing aircraft. An F/A-18 Super Hornet landed on the ship at 3:10 p.m. on July 28, catching the number two arresting wire of the Ford's Advanced... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Watch the Navy's newest, most sophisticated aircraft carrier land and launch its first aircraftFord, the Navy's newest and most sophisticated aircraft carrier, received and l
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
Ford, the Navy's newest and most sophisticated aircraft carrier, received and launched its first fixed-wing aircraft. An F/A-18 Super Hornet landed on the ship at 3:10 p.m. on July 28, catching the number two arresting wire of the Ford's Advanced... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Research at Kennedy Space Center to produce sonic boomsto better understand how low-altitude atmospheric turbulence affects sonic boom
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
to better understand how low-altitude atmospheric turbulence affects sonic booms. Beginning August 21, a NASA-operated F/A-18 Hornet will take off from KSC's Shuttle Landing Facility and vault to an altitude of 32,000 feet just off the coast of... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
House bills protecting Missourians' interestshave the equipment and training they need to succeed on the battlefield. The bi
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
have the equipment and training they need to succeed on the battlefield. The bill also fully funds the building of the F/A-18 Super Hornets which addresses our critical strike fighter shortfall and supports 13,000 jobs in Missouri. The energy... Read more
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Navy Times
Retired Marine colonel one of 3 astronauts en route to space station10 days in space when he flew on a mission in 2009, performing two spacewalks.
Navy Times / Posted 18 days ago
10 days in space when he flew on a mission in 2009, performing two spacewalks. While in the Marine Corps, he served as an F/A-18 test pilot and flew combat missions in support of Operation Southern Watch and Operation Iraqi Freedom, according to... Read more
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Army Times
Retired Marine colonel one of 3 astronauts en route to space station10 days in space when he flew on a mission in 2009, performing two spacewalks.
Army Times / Posted 18 days ago
10 days in space when he flew on a mission in 2009, performing two spacewalks. While in the Marine Corps, he served as an F/A-18 test pilot and flew combat missions in support of Operation Southern Watch and Operation Iraqi Freedom, according to... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
New aircraft carrier completes first landing and launchsuccessfully completed its first launch and landing of a fixed-wing aircraft us
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 19 days ago
successfully completed its first launch and landing of a fixed-wing aircraft using new technology. The U.S. Navy said an F/A-18 Super Hornet landed on the USS Gerald R. Ford on Friday afternoon and was launched using an electromagnetic launch... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
New aircraft carrier completes first landing and launchsuccessfully completed its first launch and landing of a fixed-wing aircraft us
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 days ago
successfully completed its first launch and landing of a fixed-wing aircraft using new technology. The U.S. Navy said an F/A-18 Super Hornet landed on the USS Gerald R. Ford on Friday afternoon and was launched using an electromagnetic launch... Read more
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CBS News
Soyuz takes off on flight to space station2013 and 2014 and commanded one of three international crews during a 500-day s
CBS News / Posted 20 days ago
2013 and 2014 and commanded one of three international crews during a 500-day simulated Mars mission in 2009. Bresnik, an F/A-18 pilot with more than 6,000 hours flying time in high-performance aircraft, spent 10 days in space as a shuttle crew... Read more
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Business Standard India
Trump admin calls on NSG members to support India's entry into elite group(USD (R&E)) and one for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)). "This change
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
(USD (R&E)) and one for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)). "This change will take effect no later than February 2018. The organisational responsibility for DTTI will be determined as part of the reorganisation of AT&L; however, this... Read more
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dna
Donald Trump administration urges NSG members to support India's application(USD (R&E)) and one for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)). "This change
dna / Posted 20 days ago
(USD (R&E)) and one for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)). "This change will take effect no later than February 2018. The organisational responsibility for DTTI will be determined as part of the reorganisation of AT&L; however, this... Read more
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The Economic Times
Donald Trump administration urges NSG members to support India's application(USD (R&E)) and one for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)). "This change
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
(USD (R&E)) and one for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)). "This change will take effect no later than February 2018. The organisational responsibility for DTTI will be determined as part of the reorganisation of AT&L; however, this... Read more
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Business Standard India
Trump administration urges NSG members to support India's application(USD (R&E)) and one for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)). "This change
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
(USD (R&E)) and one for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)). "This change will take effect no later than February 2018. The organisational responsibility for DTTI will be determined as part of the reorganisation of AT&L; however, this... Read more
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The Economic Times
Donald Trump administration urges NSG members to support India's application(USD (R&E)) and one for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)). "This change
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
(USD (R&E)) and one for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)). "This change will take effect no later than February 2018. The organisational responsibility for DTTI will be determined as part of the reorganisation of AT&L; however, this... Read more
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CBS News
Soyuz crew set for trip to space stationEuropean Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli, commander Sergey Ryazanskiy and
CBS News / Posted 21 days ago
European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli, commander Sergey Ryazanskiy and NASA flight engineer Randy Bresnik. An F/A-18 TOPGUN graduate with more than 6,000 hours flying high-performance aircraft, Bresnik will serve as flight engineer in... Read more
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