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Daily Mail
54-propeller 'Swarm' flying machine can keep a man airborneIs it a bird, is it a plane? No, it's a SUPER DRONE! 54-propeller Swarm flying
54-propeller 'Swarm' flying machine can keep a man airborne
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it's a SUPER DRONE! 54-propeller Swarm flying machine launches man into the skies A British inventor has created a ‘super drone’ with 54 propellers 'Super drone' can carry a weight of up to 326lbs (148kg) such as a... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Japan eyes defense budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaTOKYO - Japan's Ministry of Defense is seeking a fourth straight annual militar
Japan eyes defense budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 3 days ago
TOKYO - Japan's Ministry of Defense is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a document submitted to the... Read more
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Japan Today
Defense ministry asks for record budget to defend southern islands ‹ Japan TodayJapan’s defense ministry on Monday made its biggest ever budget request, as Tok
Defense ministry asks for record budget to defend southern islands ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
Japan’s defense ministry on Monday made its biggest ever budget request, as Tokyo bolsters its military amid lingering territorial rows and worries over China’s expanding naval reach. The ministry wants 5.09 trillion yen ($42 billion) for the next... Read more
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Independent
Japan seeks biggest defence budget ever amid concerns over ChinaOn the shopping list in next year’s $42bn (£27bn) defence budget, up 2.2 per ce
Japan seeks biggest defence budget ever amid concerns over China
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
On the shopping list in next year’s $42bn (£27bn) defence budget, up 2.2 per cent on last year, is an Aegis radar-controlled missile destroyer, Osprey tilt-wing aircraft, surveillance helicopters and Global Hawk spy drones to patrol waters around... Read more
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Deseret News
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concernsfrom proposed purchases of new equipment, including 17 surveillance helicopters
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concerns
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
from proposed purchases of new equipment, including 17 surveillance helicopters, six F-35 fighters and three advanced "Global Hawk" drones. The construction of a Soryu-class submarine is also planned to bolster island defense and... Read more
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Pravda
Japan builds up military budget and equipmentTokyo builds up its military budget, that will make up record-high $42,4 billio
Japan builds up military budget and equipment
Pravda / Posted 4 days ago
Tokyo builds up its military budget, that will make up record-high $42,4 billion, the Chinese TV channel NHK reported on Monday. In comparison with the current fiscal year, which comes to an end in March 2016, the next budget will increase 2,2%. It... Read more
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Calcutta News
Japanese Ministry of Defence asks for increase to budget to defend East China Sea islands TOKYO, Japan - Japan's Ministry of Defence has asked the government for a fou
Japanese Ministry of Defence asks for increase to budget to defend East China Sea islands
Calcutta News / Posted 4 days ago
TOKYO, Japan - Japan's Ministry of Defence has asked the government for a fourth consecutive increase to its annual budget in order to fortify the country's... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Japan plans largest ever defence budget to counter China's reachJapan’s defence ministry has requested its biggest ever budget to bolster its a
Japan plans largest ever defence budget to counter China's reach
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
Japan’s defence ministry has requested its biggest ever budget to bolster its ability to protect outlying islands in response to China’s growing military reach in the region. The ministry has asked for 5.09 trillion yen (£27bn) for the financial... Read more
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Business Insider
Japan is asking for a defense budget hike to fortify an island chain facing ChinaIn a document submitted to the government on Monday, the ministry asked for a 2
Japan is asking for a defense budget hike to fortify an island chain facing China
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
In a document submitted to the government on Monday, the ministry asked for a 2.2 percent increase in military spending to 5.09 trillion yen ($42.38 billion) for the year starting in April. If approved, the new defense budget would be Japan's biggest... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Klyde Morris ()More NewsAero-News: Quote Of The Day (08.31.15) "Would we be willing to fly the
Klyde Morris ()
The Aero-News Network / Posted 4 days ago
More NewsAero-News: Quote Of The Day (08.31.15) "Would we be willing to fly them in our plane to Paris? ... Yeah, we'd be happy to do that." Source: Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle's reply to his company pilot, Doug Perrill, w>[...] RFP: ANN... Read more
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The Standard
Destroyers, fighters, and drones to bolster Tokyo arsenalThe ministry endorsed a 5.1 trillion yen (US$42 billion) budget request for the
Destroyers, fighters, and drones to bolster Tokyo arsenal
The Standard / Posted 4 days ago
The ministry endorsed a 5.1 trillion yen (US$42 billion) budget request for the year beginning next April, up 2.2 percent from this year. It would be the fourth annual increase under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who took office in December 2012 and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concernsThe ministry endorsed a 5.1 trillion yen ($42 billion) budget request Monday fo
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concerns
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
The ministry endorsed a 5.1 trillion yen ($42 billion) budget request Monday for the year beginning next April, up 2.2 percent from this year. It would be the fourth annual increase under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who took office in December 2012... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concernsfrom proposed purchases of new equipment, including 17 surveillance helicopters
Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China concerns
New Jersey Herald / Posted 4 days ago
from proposed purchases of new equipment, including 17 surveillance helicopters, six F-35 fighters and three advanced "Global Hawk" drones. The construction of a Soryu-class submarine is also planned to bolster island defense and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaTOKYO: Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
TOKYO: Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a document submitted to the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaJapan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) reviews members of Japan Self-Defense For
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) reviews members of Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) during the JSDF Air Review, to celebrate 60 years since the service's founding, at Hyakuri air base in Omitama, northeast of Tokyo, in this October 26, 2014 file... Read more
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Swissinfo
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaBy Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a... Read more
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Reuters
Japan eyes defense budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaJapan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) reviews members of Japan Self-Defense For
Japan eyes defense budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) reviews members of Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) during the JSDF Air Review, to celebrate 60 years since the service's founding, at Hyakuri air base in Omitama, northeast of Tokyo, in this October 26, 2014 file... Read more
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Swissinfo
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaBy Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan pushes for biggest defence budget in 14 yearsTOKYO: Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military
Japan pushes for biggest defence budget in 14 years
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
TOKYO: Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a document submitted to the... Read more
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The Star
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing ChinaTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annu
Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing. In a document submitted... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Drones spell retirement for venerable U-2BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Maj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow s
Drones spell retirement for venerable U-2
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Maj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow spacesuit, lowers a fishbowl-size helmet onto his head and readies himself for a flight into the stratosphere. In an hour, he will roar aloft in a U-2, the venerable... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
'Big' Bezos Announcement?, MA Aero-Taxes, Harrison FordAlso: Barnstorming: The FAA v Hoover Fight Ain’t Over, Hail-Damaged Dreamliner,
'Big' Bezos Announcement?, MA Aero-Taxes, Harrison Ford
The Aero-News Network / Posted 6 days ago
Also: Barnstorming: The FAA v Hoover Fight Ain’t Over, Hail-Damaged Dreamliner, UAV Shooter Charged, NASA Global Hawk, MiG-21 Lancers, ICAO Manual Blue Origin founder and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos plans a trip to Cape Canaveral in Florida on September... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
'Big' Bezos Announcement?, MA Aero-Taxes, Harrison Ford ScholarshipAlso: Barnstorming: The FAA v Hoover Fight Ain’t Over, Hail-Damaged Dreamliner,
'Big' Bezos Announcement?, MA Aero-Taxes, Harrison Ford Scholarship
The Aero-News Network / Posted 6 days ago
Also: Barnstorming: The FAA v Hoover Fight Ain’t Over, Hail-Damaged Dreamliner, UAV Shooter Charged, NASA Global Hawk, MiG-21 Lancers, ICAO Manual Blue Origin founder and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos plans a trip to Cape Canaveral in Florida on September... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Drone Monitors Tropical Storm ErikaThe U.S. government reported Aug. 26 that an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft owne
Drone Monitors Tropical Storm Erika
NBC San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
The U.S. government reported Aug. 26 that an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft owned by NASA is making a 24-hour flight over Tropical Storm Erika in the Atlantic Ocean to conduct storm research. NASA’s Global Hawk took off at 7 a.m. Eastern time from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lockheed Martin developing successor to the legendary U-2 spy planeU-2 spy plane to be replaced by a drone after 60 years of spying missions durin
Lockheed Martin developing successor to the legendary U-2 spy plane
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
U-2 spy plane to be replaced by a drone after 60 years of spying missions during the Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis and in Iraq and Afghanistan Company working on high-altitude and long-endurance version of the U-2 Plane, nicknamed Dragon Lady, was... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
NASA unmanned aircraft investigates Tropical Storm Erika and helps improve hurricane forecastsA lot of us have heard of NOAA’s Hurricane Hunters, the fleet of scientists and
NASA unmanned aircraft investigates Tropical Storm Erika and helps improve hurricane forecasts
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 8 days ago
A lot of us have heard of NOAA’s Hurricane Hunters, the fleet of scientists and meteorologists who fly through tropical systems to investigate their intensity and path. But now a different aircraft, without any humans onboard, is helping experts... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
U-2 spy plane pilot lives on the edge – of space, danger and obsolescenceMaj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow spacesuit, lowers a fishbowl-size
U-2 spy plane pilot lives on the edge – of space, danger and obsolescence
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Maj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow spacesuit, lowers a fishbowl-size helmet onto his head and readies himself for a flight into the stratosphere. In an hour, he will roar aloft in a U-2, the iconic single-seat spy plane — capable of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
U-2 spy plane pilot lives on the edge – of space, danger and obsolescenceMaj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow spacesuit, lowers a fishbowl-size
U-2 spy plane pilot lives on the edge – of space, danger and obsolescence
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Maj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow spacesuit, lowers a fishbowl-size helmet onto his head and readies himself for a flight into the stratosphere. In an hour, he will roar aloft in a U-2, the iconic single-seat spy plane — capable of... Read more
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New Kerala
Remote-controlled NASA aircraft set to track hurricanes In a first, a unique remotely piloted aircraft from NASA is set to take off t
Remote-controlled NASA aircraft set to track hurricanes
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
In a first, a unique remotely piloted aircraft from NASA is set to take off this week to improve track and intensity forecasts of hurricanes as part of the new generation weather forecast... Read more
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The Signal
SCV aerospace firm recognized for excellenceCurtiss-Wright Defense Solutions in Valencia was one of only two key suppliers
SCV aerospace firm recognized for excellence
The Signal / Posted 13 days ago
Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions in Valencia was one of only two key suppliers to be recognized for sustained excellence by Northrop Grumman. Executives from aerospace giant Northrop Grumman were on hand, along with Rep. Steve Knight, at a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Since Katrina: NASA advances storm models, scienceCredit: NASA On Aug. 28, 2005, the National Hurricane Center issued a public no
Since Katrina: NASA advances storm models, science
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Credit: NASA On Aug. 28, 2005, the National Hurricane Center issued a public notice warning people in New Orleans of "devastating damage expected...power outages will last for weeks...persons...pets...and livestock left exposed to the winds will be... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Prairie Buzz speakers highlight firsts for unmanned aircraft industryAug. 20--A monthly speaker series featuring members of the unmanned aircraft sy
Prairie Buzz speakers highlight firsts for unmanned aircraft industry
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 14 days ago
Aug. 20--A monthly speaker series featuring members of the unmanned aircraft systems industry is taking off in Grand Forks. Prairie Buzz opens the door to those interested in learning about the rapidly growing industry and North Dakota's... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
U-2 spy plane's mission: fend off rival Global HawkFor six decades, the sinister-looking black U-2 spy plane has allowed the Penta
U-2 spy plane's mission: fend off rival Global Hawk
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
For six decades, the sinister-looking black U-2 spy plane has allowed the Pentagon to see what our enemies don't want us to know. With sensors that can pinpoint landmines from 13 miles high, the plane has played a key role in U.S. intelligence... Read more
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PhysOrg
How does NASA study hurricanes?Hurricanes are the most powerful weather event on Earth. NASA's expertise in sp
How does NASA study hurricanes?
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
Hurricanes are the most powerful weather event on Earth. NASA's expertise in space and scientific exploration contributes to essential services provided to the American people by other federal agencies, such as hurricane weather forecasting. The... Read more
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Zawya
Narendra Modi’s UAE visit enthuses expatriatesUAENarendra Modi’s UAE visit enthuses expatriates Friday, Aug 14, 2015 Dubai: Th
Narendra Modi’s UAE visit enthuses expatriatesUAE
Zawya / Posted 20 days ago
Narendra Modi’s UAE visit enthuses expatriates Friday, Aug 14, 2015 Dubai: There is a palpable excitement among expatriate Indians in the UAE about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UAE. Members of the community shared their expectations... Read more
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Everett Herald
Big fallout for Boeing in huge bomber deal Published: Sunday, August 2, 2015, 12:01 a.m. WASHINGTON — In a few weeks, t
Big fallout for Boeing in huge bomber deal
Everett Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Published: Sunday, August 2, 2015, 12:01 a.m. WASHINGTON — In a few weeks, the Pentagon will announce the companies picked to develop America's next bomber jet, sparking a budget war that will last for... Read more
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