AV-8B Harrier II

Type: Product
Name: AV-8B Harrier II
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

MCAS practice to bring more noise for next 2 days

Residents living near Marine Corps Air Station Yuma may hear additional aircraft noise emanating from the base early Wednesday and Thursday mornings.According to the MCAS Yuma Public Affairs Office, an AV-8B Harrier II pilot will perform a "level III" ... [Published Yuma Sun - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Harrier mechanics keep VMAT-203 mission ready

CHERRY POINT, N.C. - The AV-8B Harrier redefined the capabilities of Marine attack aircraft when it entered service in the 1980s. Featuring vertical or short takeoff and landing capabilities, the Harrier meets the operational requirements of Marine Corps ... [Published DVIDS - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Gallery: First of 'Warlords' F-35B joint strike fighters arrives at MCAS Beaufort

Photo 1 of 22< >The first F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 (VMFAT-501) lands aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, July 17. The aircraft is the first to join VMFAT-501 at MCAS ... [Published Beaufort Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Military Cancels F-35 Jet Airshow Appearance

The Pentagon is resuming test flights of its new-generation F-35 fighter while investigating the cause of an engine fire last month, but the plane will operate with restrictions and will not fly in the Farnborough International Airshow in England.The ... [Published ABC News - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 3 reports

Ontic and Safran Power Systems Sign New License Agreements for Military and Commercial Products

CHATSWORTH, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Ontic signed new licenses with Safran Power Systems for Gas Turbine Starter/Auxiliary Power Units (AV-8B Harrier) and emergency auxiliary pump motors (for 737NG, C-130J, and regional aircraft). ... [Published EON Transportation - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

DoD, industry partners plan to lower the cost of 5th gen F-35s by 2019

Named “The Blueprint for Affordability,” the DoD and BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman (the F-35 industry partners), have signed an agreement to implement cost reduction initiatives to lower the production costs of the F-35.The agreement ... [Published Military Embedded Systems - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Change of Command at Camp Pendleton

The head of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit will turn over command this afternoon during a ceremony at Camp Pendleton.Lt. Col. John R. O'Neal, who has led the 15th MEU since June of 2013 after serving as its executive officer, is scheduled to relinquish ... [Published Camp Pendleton Patch - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Carrier Debate has Geographic Solution

Bryan McGrath and Robert Farely recently conducted an online debate on what constitutes an “aircraft carrier” in the early 21st century. McGrath rightly described the current big deck flattop as “a single combat system” equipped to conduct a multiplicity ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Change Of Command For Camp Pendleton's 15th MEU

Marine Corps Col. Vance L. Cryer will assume command of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit , based at Camp Pendleton, on July 10.A change of command ceremony is scheduled to take place on base at 2 p.m. on Thursday.Cryer will take over command from Lt. ... [Published KPBS - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Harrier Pilot Lands on Stool

Now this is what we'd call a perfect landing. Footage recently resurfaced of an AV-8B Harrier landing on the USS Bataan without its nose gear. After experiencing a front landing gear malfunction, U.S. Marine Corps Capt. William Mahoney had to perform ... [Published Flying Magazine - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

Pilot lands Harrier fighter jet with no landing gear

After the nose gear on this AV-8B Harrier malfunctioned, Capt. William Mahoney had to execute a Vertical Landing on the deck of the USS Bataan using a padded stool. Credit to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit. ... [Published Malaysia MSN - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Watch: Pilot's incredible landing after gear malfunction

Mumbai : Watch this incredible video that features a marine pilot land an AV-8B Harrier after the landing gear fails to work.Captain William Mahoney, the pilot behind the landing advised the ship’s tower to place a stool on the deck. It was a risk and ... [Published Deccan Chronicle - Jun 30 2014]

Quotes

...Most reasonable people would agree that these factors alone make for a "less than enlightening cultural experience."
"Whenever we hear about Lockheed's difficulties with the JSF, we all look at each other, and say, "They didn't pick the right product,'" Cynthia Cole, a former flight test engineer on the Boeing program from 1997 through 2002, told Biz Journals
In his remarks and in response to questions at Brookings, Amos said that the sequester process "has a disproportionate effect on the Marine Corps because our budget is so small."
"July 11, 2014, marks the homecoming of Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 to the Lowcountry, after spending a couple years located at Eglin Air Force Base,” said Col. Peter Buck, the commanding officer of MCAS Beaufort."

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Corps assembles next crisis response task force... [Published Air Force Times - Jul 28 2014]
Future Fleet: Australia’s F-35 Commitments – an... [Published Defense Industry Daily - Jul 25 2014]
MCAS practice to bring more noise for next 2 days [Published Yuma Sun - Jul 23 2014]
Harrier mechanics keep VMAT-203 mission ready [Published DVIDS - Jul 22 2014]
FRC East chief: F-35s show no evidence of mecha... [Published Sun Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Ali Al Salem Air Base [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Jul 19 2014]
Lightning in the Sky The first F-35B Lightning ... [Published Facebook - Jul 19 2014]
The Fighter Jet We Could Have Built Instead of ... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 18 2014]
Gallery: First of 'Warlords' F-35B joint strike... [Published Beaufort Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
Amos: Tough Road Ahead For Dunford as Commandant [Published Military.com - Jul 17 2014]
Warlords return to Fightertown [Published DVIDS - Jul 16 2014]
Military Cancels F-35 Jet Airshow Appearance [Published ABC News - Jul 15 2014]
DoD, F-35 Industry Partner to Trim F-35's Cost [Published PCB 007 - Jul 15 2014]
Ontic Sees “Incredible Growth” In Legacy Produc... [Published Aviation International News - Jul 14 2014]
Ontic and Safran Power Systems Sign New License... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 14 2014]
Ontic and Safran Power Systems Sign New License... [Published EON Transportation - Jul 14 2014]
Ontic and Safran Power Systems Sign New License... [Published EON Manufacturing - Jul 14 2014]
Ontic and Safran Power Systems Sign New License... [Published Business Wire Manufacturing News - Jul 14 2014]
Beaufort celebrates new 'Fightertown' today [Published Beaufort Gazette - Jul 11 2014]
F-35 Industry Partners Sign Cost Reduction Deal... [Published Defense World - Jul 11 2014]
Why The US Navy Should Build Smaller Aircraft C... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jul 11 2014]
DoD, industry partners plan to lower the cost o... [Published Military Embedded Systems - Jul 11 2014]
Change of Command at Camp Pendleton [Published Camp Pendleton Patch - Jul 10 2014]
F-35 in question for air show following latest ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 10 2014]
DoD Plans To Deliver F-35's 5th Gen Capability ... [Published Michigan Live - Jul 10 2014]
Factbox: Engine fire triggers new turbulence fo... [Published Morning Call - Jul 10 2014]
Factbox- Engine fire triggers new turbulence fo... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 10 2014]
Carrier Debate has Geographic Solution [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 10 2014]
Carrier Debate has Geographic Solution [Published Information Dissemination - Jul 10 2014]
Why The US Navy Should Build Smaller Aircraft C... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 09 2014]
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Ontic and Safran Power Systems Sign New License... [Published EON Transportation - Jul 14 2014]
CHATSWORTH, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Ontic signed new licenses with Safran Power Systems for Gas Turbine Starter/Auxiliary Power Units (AV-8B Harrier) and emergency auxiliary pump motors (for 737NG, C-130J, and regional aircraft). ...
Ontic and Safran Power Systems Sign New License... [Published EON Manufacturing - Jul 14 2014]
CHATSWORTH, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Ontic signed new licenses with Safran Power Systems for Gas Turbine Starter/Auxiliary Power Units (AV-8B Harrier) and emergency auxiliary pump motors (for 737NG, C-130J, and regional aircraft). ...
Ontic and Safran Power Systems Sign New License... [Published Business Wire Manufacturing News - Jul 14 2014]
CHATSWORTH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ontic signed new licenses with Safran Power Systems for Gas Turbine Starter/Auxiliary Power Units (AV-8B Harrier) and emergency auxiliary pump motors (for 737NG, C-130J, and regional aircraft). ...
Why The US Navy Should Build Smaller Aircraft C... [Published militaryfeed.com - Jul 11 2014]
The aircraft carrier inventory question has always been up for debate, but it has largely centered on the number of hulls and not the physical size of each carrier. In an age of shrinking defense budgets, smaller wars, and the Pacific Pivot, the U.S. ...
F-35 in question for air show following latest ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 10 2014]
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The much-anticipated international debut of the military’s new, high-tech fighter jet was still in limbo Thursday, as officials scrambled to determine the cause of the fire that grounded the aircraft last week. Defense Secretary ...
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