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Aug 17, 2012

U.S. Navy Officials Suppressed Bad LCS-1 Test Results

Top program officers for the ship and at U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command told subordinates to avoid certain language in the test-result reports....More
Aug 16, 2012

8/16 Frago: Late Edition

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Aug 16, 2012

8/16 Frago

+ Winning political points with Israeli saber rattling + Russia Puts 4th S-400 Air Defense Regiment on Combat Duty + Cassidian Tests UAV to Close....More
Aug 16, 2012

8/15 Frago: Late Edition

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Aug 15, 2012

Looking for 40 under 40

Aviation Week & Space Technology will feature the aerospace & defense industry’s best and brightest young professionals under 40 in an....More
Aug 15, 2012

Air Force Confirms X-51 Fin Failure

An airframe component that functioned correctly on two previous flights caused the failure of the third flight of the U.S. Air Force's Boeing X-51A....More
Aug 15, 2012

8/15 Frago

+ C-17 accidentally lands at small. general aviation airport....More
Aug 15, 2012

Curiosity Prequel?

Curiosity's use of retro-rockets and parachutes for its descent to the Martian surface reminded me of another application of similar technology. It....More
Aug 15, 2012

8/14 Frago: Late Edition

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Aug 14, 2012

8/14 Frago

+ U.S. Army Aerostat Program Proceeds; Deployment Uncertain + Commanding Officers and Personal Misconduct....More
Aug 14, 2012

Video: F-35B First Aerial Weapons Release

Amy Butler sent along this video from Lockheed Martin. From the description: On Aug. 8, an F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter test aircraft....More
Aug 13, 2012

8/13 Frago: Late Edition

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Aug 13, 2012

Army's LEMV Surveillance Airship Flies

The US Air Force may have cancelled its persistent surveillance airship, but the US Army has kept the faith, and today (August 7) Northrop Grumman's....More
Aug 13, 2012

8/13 Frago

+ Hidden History: America’s Secret Drone War in Africa + Betting Against a Drone Arms Race....More
Aug 12, 2012

LEMV First Flight Video and Photos [Updated]

Graham Warwick sends in these photos of LEMV's first flight. Read his previous story: Army's LEMV Surveillance Airship Flies ....More
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