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Air Force four-star general: We need 225 bombers

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The Northrop Grumman B-2 Stealth Bomber comes in to land at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire on September 11th, 2019 – Close up underneath photos of the B-2 bombers – the world’s most expensive and secretive planes – returning from a training exercise from Iceland.(SWNS) Senior Air Force leaders believe that current shortages in the U.S. bomber Read More

Pilot caught on high-voltage power line after fighter jet crash

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter A pilot is stuck on a high-voltage electricity line in France after a Belgian fighter jet crashed. The F-16 jet crashed near Pluvigner in Brittany on Thursday, French authorities said. One pilot was safely rescued and emergency workers are extracting the other pilot from the electricity line. The immediate area Read More

Airbus to boost cooperation with China, Tianjin to be firm’s manufacturing center in Asia

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Airbus has announced plans to enhance its long-term collaboration with China’s aviation industry, ramping up single-aisle production at its Tianjin final assembly line and forming new ties with Chinese suppliers. The European aircraft manufacturer will begin plans to assemble six A320 planes a month at the Tianjin facility by the year’s end, which is a 50 Read More

Malaysia to push Southeast Asian nations for long-term solution to smog

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia will push its Southeast Asian neighbors to strengthen cooperation in finding a long-term solution for smog wafted across the region from forest fires in Indonesia, its environment minister said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Students cover their faces with masks at a school as haze shrouds Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 13, Read More

Saudi Arabia shows ‘material evidence’ of Iranian involvement in oil attacks

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The Saudis have displayed what they say are cruise missiles and drones proving Iran’s responsibility for the recent attack on oil facilities. The Abqaiq facility and the Khurais oil field were attacked in the early hours of Saturday, causing a reduction of more than half in Saudi Arabia’s daily oil exports – more than 5% Read More

Britain to investigate $5 billion U.S. takeover of defense firm Cobham

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will investigate the national security impact of the purchase of defense company Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent International, potentially delaying or even blocking the $5 billion deal. FILE PHOTO: Canadian F-18 war planes (L) wait to refuel from a British VC-10 tanker aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea off Libya Read More

Smothered by smoke, Malaysia seeds clouds to bring rain relief

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – At an altitude of just 3,000 feet (915 meters), flares attached to both sides of the Cessna 172 aircraft lit up brightly, dispersing chemicals over Malaysia in the hope of bringing rain to clear the smoky air. The skyline of the central business district and a public apartment block are seen Read More

No Apple Store nearby? Computer hardware STOLEN from India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier

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When it comes to computer heists, you might expect criminals to target their local electronics store. But in India, an enterprising thief (or group of crooks) managed to swipe hardware from… an aircraft carrier. Police are currently probing the theft of a hard disk, random access memory (RAM) and processor from four computers recently installed Read More

Airbus revises up jet demand, trims traffic growth

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LONDON (Reuters) – Airbus on Wednesday revised up forecasts for jetliner demand in the next 20 years led by growth in the new industrial hubs of Asia, while voicing alarm over rising protectionism. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Airbus is pictured at their facility in Montoir-de-Bretagne near Saint-Nazaire, France July 12, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe The Read More

Computer hardware STOLEN from India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier

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When it comes to computer heists, you might expect criminals to target their local electronics store. But in India, an enterprising thief (or group of crooks) managed to swipe hardware from… an aircraft carrier. Police are currently probing the theft of a hard disk, random access memory (RAM) and processor from four computers recently installed Read More