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New U.S.-China Military Rules Vague on Dealing with Conflicts

The U.S. and China completed an agreement Friday on military air and naval encounters, but it is unclear how it would apply to disputed islands in the South China Sea.

The Big Thing the Russian Air Force Still Can’t Do

After two decades of neglect, the Russian air force is enjoying a petrodollar-funded renaissance. In 2010, the air force and naval aviation bought just 19 new fixed-wing airplanes. The number of new planes swelled to 24 in 2011, 35 in 2012, 51 a year later and a whopping 101 in...

When You See, Hear, and Feel Fighter Jets Over Frisco, Most of the Time They’re These F/A-18’s from Naval Air Station Lemoore

TweetOr slightly bigger jets, these days, mostly. As seen from the Marina Green, back in aught-13: Naval Air Station Lemoore, 93246 And he’s peeling off those dollar bills Slapping them down One hundred, two hundred And I can see those fighter planes And I can see those fighter planes

US Naval Commander Fears China, Russia's Increasing Tech Capabilities

China and Russia’s increasing confidence and modernizing military are ‘concerning,’ even ‘disconcerting,’ the head of the US Air Force in the Pacific, Gen. Lori Robinson said.

Watch the Biggest Ever Drone Swarm Take to the Sky

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The robots are coming, thick and fast. A team of researchers from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey California has successfully lofted 50 drones into the air at once, all controlled by a single person — making it the biggest drone swarm ever to enter the sky. Read more...

Naval health survey survey rules out need for Guantanamo ‘cancer cluster’ investigation

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

U.S. military health specialists have taken air samples at the Pentagon’s war court compound at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and examined the files of seven people who got cancer and worked there and ruled out the need for a full-blown cancer cluster investigation, the Navy said in a statement...

Armed With Solar

NORFOLK, VA- This August in an air conditioned auditorium, sailors escaped the heat on the largest naval base in the world to receive their certificate for completing a six-week solar training program. The Solar Ready Vets program brings...Show More Summary

The U.S. Navy is working on a drone that can fly and swim underwater

Always on the lookout for new and creative ways to gather information in hard to reach locations, the United States Naval Research Laboratory (USNRL) has quietly been developing a drone that can not only fly through the air, but also swim underwater. Show More Summary

Russia to Unveil Naval Su-30SM Fighter Jet At MAKS 2015 Air Show

The flight program MAKS-2015 for the first time will participate double multipurpose fighter Su-30SM naval aviation of the Russian Navy. Unique features super-maneuverable fighter demonstrate a mixed crew of naval aviation pilots and test pilots Corporation “Irkut”. Su-30SM will be shown at the air show in the traditional naval aviation navy two-tone color (dark gray

The $1.45 trillion reason we can't have nice things

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta addresses the F-35 Integrated Test Force personnel at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Maryland January 20, 2012. Pentagon boondoggles are a dime a dozen—or more accurately trillions of dollars a dozen—but this one is king. Show More Summary

America's Future Aircraft Carriers Will Pack Tons of Firepower

Zachary Keck Security, Americas That was the message Vice Admiral Mike Shoemaker, commander of Naval Air Forces, sought to deliver this week. Despite the proliferation of precision-guided ballistic and cruise missiles, aircraft carriers...Show More Summary

Quora Question: Do Naval Aviators Land Planes Harder Than Air Force or National Guard Pilots?

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Answer from John Chesire, former U.S. Show More Summary

Navy Pilot Lt. Daniel Harris: All-American Mr. Perfect With Dark Secret That Shocked Even His Wife

Lt. Daniel Chase Harris was a seemingly all-American “Top Gun” instructor stationed at Naval Air Station Oceana. His father was also a Navy pilot, and his grandfather was a two-star admiral. His family dog was named “Maverick.” He had stellar reports. Show More Summary

POTD: A Hurricane of Bullets

Reader Tied sends us this historical photo of armorers (armourers?) of the Women’s Royal Naval Service re-arming the eight.303 caliber machine guns of a Hawker Hurricane fighter at the Fleet Air Arm airfield at Yeovilton, Somerset, 2 September 1943. The post POTD: A Hurricane of Bullets appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

CES to Provide Demolition, Recycling Services at Navy Air Station

CES Synergies, a full-service environmental, asbestos abatement and demolition company, has been selected to remove three Navy hangers located at the Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida. The scope of services consists of the entire removal of the above grade portions of the hangers, which are constructed of structural steel. CES will facilitate and supervise the […]

The Navy Has Retired The EA-6B Prowler After 45 Years Of Service

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Navy wrapped up its “Prowler Sunset” retirement celebration last weekend at the picturesque Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington State. The open house included the airfield’s last EA-6B flanked by EA-18G Growlers, the Grumman jet’s replacement, ripping overhead and performing the missing man formation. Read more...

Russia Ramps Up Black Sea Fleet With Modernized War Aircraft

The aviation units of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet Air Force, Air Defense and Naval aviation have received modernized attack aircraft and fighter jets, including Sukhoi Su-34 and Su-30M2 fighters, Mil Mi-28 attack helicopters and Mi-8MTPR electronic warfare helicopters.

China’s New Submarine Hunter Plane to Enter Service

The four-engine Y-8GX6 (Y-8Q) turboprop anti-submarine warfare aircraft has allegedly entered service with the Chinese Naval Air Force after several years of testing, reports IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly. Equipped with air-launched, anti-ship missiles, sea mines, and son buoys, the plane […]

AM Linkage: Inside the 'Mummy' House; Central Valley Homes Are Sinking

Photo of the newly renovated ACT Strand Theater building via Patrick Boury · Alameda Naval Air Station development to finally take off · A look inside the Richmond District's "mummy house" · NY mag calls out SF for confederate flag....

Brazil to Refinance Gripen Deal It’s Investigating | Czech Republic Goes Shopping | India Plugs MiG Hole with SU-30s; Eschews Gripens

Americas With Naval Air Station Lemoore set to become the backbone of the Navy’s future strike capability, the Navy awarded a contract Friday for the construction of infrastructure to support the base’s fleet of F-35Cs. The $20.2 million task order covers the construction of new buildings to house JSF simulators, as well as classrooms and […]

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