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Oct 06, 2014

10/6 Frago

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Oct 03, 2014

Foxy Woxy Wows Paris

Its design dating back to the 1970s, the MiG-31 still held surprises in 1991, and just made its operational comeback appearance off Alaska....More
Oct 01, 2014

10/1 Frago

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Sep 30, 2014

Hong Kong unrest a bad sign for peace in the Taiwan Strait

Beijing’s increasingly heavy-handed treatment of Hong Kong, resulting in current street protests, raises the risk of China eventually trying to seize....More
Sep 29, 2014

9/29 Frago

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Sep 29, 2014

YF-22 Lifts Off

The prototype of the F-22 Raptor flew 24 years ago today....More
Sep 26, 2014

Last NATO AWACS Comes Home From Afghanistan

The last NATO E-3A airborne warning and control system (AWACS) returned to its home base in Geilenkirchen, Germany, Sept. 25....More
Sep 26, 2014

European F-16s To Participate In Air Operations Over Iraq

Six Belgian F-16s took off from their base in Florennes Sept. 26 on their way to Jordan via Greece....More
Sep 25, 2014

9/25 Frago

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Sep 24, 2014

Was that a Lackluster F-22 Debut?

They let the Raptor out of the nest ... but just to drop a thousand-pounder?....More
Sep 23, 2014

9/23 Frago

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Sep 23, 2014

So What Took The F-22 Target Photo?

A picture is worth a thousand Pentagon public affairs officers....More
Sep 22, 2014

9/22 Frago

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Sep 19, 2014

Higher and Faster in the X-15

Fifty five years ago this week test pilot Scott Crossfield flew the North American Aviation X-15 rocket plane on its first powered flight....More
Sep 19, 2014

Podcast: Match Made in Space -- New Companies and Traditional Giants

Major developments in Commercial Crew and rocket engines are the subject of this week’s Check 6 podcast....More
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