Christina Mackenzie Paris

Christina Mackenzie Paris
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France Brings Military To Bear In Mali
French forces are free to attack anywhere in Mali
Desert Warfare Shows Value Of Armored Howitzer 

Explosions do not disturb residents of Draguignan, the “artillery capital of France.” But a visitor to this southeastern city is surprised that the sound of an 18-ton Caesar self-propelled howitzer travels 20 km (12 mi.) from Camp de Canjuers, the biggest proving ground in Western Europe.

Striking Back
Operation Serval includes 3,500 troops and 20 combat helicopters
Shipbuilding Experts Outline New Offerings
Small, fast and flexible ship designs are the trend
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May 1, 2015
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From The Archives: 1956 Lockheed Job Advert

Less than a year after the U-2 Dragon Lady made its first flight, Lockheed was enticing jobseekers in the engineering field with ads promising 'a new era of classified projects'....More
Apr 30, 2015
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From The Archives: 1956 Rolls-Royce Advert 3

This advert appeared in Aviation Week & Space Technology a little over eight years after the iconic Dart engine powered the maiden flight of the prototype Viscount. The engine helped make the Vickers Viscount one of Britain's best-selling aircraft....More
Apr 30, 2015
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Disappointed in Boeing’s Earnings? Be Glad It’s Not 1956 4

Luckily for CEO Jim McNerney, this is not 1956....More
Apr 29, 2015
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From The Archives: 1956 Boeing 707 Advert

Almost two years after the rollout of the 707 prototype at Renton Field, Boeing placed adverts in Aviation Week & Space Technology promoting the flight characteristics of the airplane. "Seattle to Washington, D.C., and return - in 8 hours, 6 minutes!"...More
Apr 28, 2015
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When the Pentagon First Let Women Fly in Combat (1993) 27

Twenty-two years ago, the U.S. defense secretary proposed allowing women to fly in combat. Now, the first female fighter pilot is a member of Congress....More

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