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May 11, 2012

Dutch F-35A Powers Up

The first Dutch F-35 continues its way to first flight. The aircraft recently underwent engine runs. (Photo: Dutch defense ministry)....More
May 11, 2012

Dutch Test Apache Maritime Operations

A Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) Apache combat helicopter landed on a Royal Netherlands Navy ship, the Hr. Ms. Rotterdam, for the first time in....More
May 11, 2012

BRAC Attacked

Jen DiMascio writes: The Pentagon’s 2005 round of base closures was so bad, the military now may not even be able to consider the possibility of....More
May 10, 2012

Germany Extends Counterpiracy Mandate

The Bundestag, the German parliament, voted today to extend Germany's participation in Operation Atalanta, the EU counterpiracy mission off the coast....More
May 09, 2012

Airbus Military Duo: A400M Meets FSTA

Airbus Military may have had to delay the start of functional and reliability testing of the A400M because of issues with one of its TP400D engines,....More
May 08, 2012

AEHF-2 Covers Europe

The second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite launched from Cape Canaveral last Friday is positioned in geostationary orbit over....More
May 08, 2012

Naive Volunteers

German Defense Minister Thomas de Maizière is satisfied with the first intake of volunteers since the end of compulsory military service last year....More
May 08, 2012

5/7 Frago

+ DoD Tries Buying Pixels, Not Planes, For Flexible ISR; It Ain't Leasing + Debate Slows New U.S. Cyber Rules....More
May 07, 2012

5/4 Frago

+ Iran Mine Threat Scares Navy; CNO Scrambles To Fix Decades Of Neglect + Video: High-Speed Plunge Transforms Robo-Copter Into a Plane....More
May 04, 2012

A400M: Meeting Its Customers

Airbus Military is taking its A400M on somewhat of a road show. With less than a year to go before the military airlifter is due to enter service....More
May 04, 2012

JSF Goes To Hollywood (Possible Avengers Spoilers)

Last night I saw the new Avengers 3D movie and was interested to see that the JSF was one of the aircraft featured. Operating from an airborne....More
May 04, 2012

UAE V-22 Deal Nears Closure

After years of turbulent development and cost problems, the Bell-Boeing team is finally closing in on its first foreign sale of the V-22 Osprey....More
May 03, 2012

Extras for the May Issue of Defense Technology International

The May issue of DTI is here. Some of the stories and links:....More
May 03, 2012

5/2 Frago

+ Mid Week Video: China’s Carrier Up-Close + U.S. May Sell 4 F-35s to Japan + F-22 Modernization: Breaking the Sound (Spending) Barrier....More
May 03, 2012

Raptors in the Sandbox

As tensions between Iran and the U.S. and Israel continue to mount over the former’s pursuit of nuclear weapons technologies, the U.S. has quietly....More
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