F/A-18 Hornet

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Name: F/A-18 Hornet
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

French firms look to bid on Canadian defence contracts

Text: a A A group of French firms are trying to get their foot in the door of Canada’s multibillion-dollar defence contracts that have been in the clutches of an American company since the Second World War.The French group wants to enter a bid to provide ... [Published 660 News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Apparently, the US Navy got itself some cool alien spaceships

The Northrop Grumman X-47B carrier-launched drone really feels like the future of aviation in this image taken on board the USS Harry Truman. And, while it looks like some alien spaceship from a sci-fi show, the final version of this beast will completely ... [Published Gizmodo - 14 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Navy F-18s draw noise complaints

More noise complaints have been surfacing about fighter jets in South Burlington.Using the WPTZ Mobile App?  Tap here for video.The US Navy is town for a few days, conducting joint training exercises with the Vermont Air National Guard.  Several F/A-18 ... [Published Champlain Channel - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Carter to take command of Naval Academy this month

Vice Adm. Walter E. "Ted" Carter Jr. will formally relieve Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller as superintendent of the Naval Academy during a change-of-command ceremony scheduled for July 23, academy officials said Thursday.Carter, who until this month was head ... [Published Baltimore Sun - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

US Navy fighter planes fly with Vermont Guard

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A number of U.S. Navy F-18 fighter planes are flying out of the Vermont Air National Guard base in South Burlington. The guard says the Navy F-18s will be flying from the Burlington International Airport Thursday and ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Andrew Dunn

Industry executive discusses the value of airborne electronic warfare (EW). What is prompting EW investment?The biggest changes in the world are the pivot to the Pacific and reacting to anti-access/area-denial (A2AD) strategies. We are now out of Iraq, ... [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Williamtown Warrant Officer recognised for outstanding service

THIRTY years ago Dimitri Dufour could not have imagined that joining the RAAF on a whim with a mate would one day lead to him receiving one of Australia's top honours. THIRTY years ago Dimitri Dufour could not have imagined that joining the RAAF on a ... [Published Port Stephens Examiner - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Investigators from Chiba University Have Reported New Data on Medicinal Chemistry (Synthesis and evaluation of F-18-labeled mitiglinide derivatives...

Investigators from Chiba University Have Reported New Data on Medicinal Chemistry (Synthesis and evaluation of F-18-labeled mitiglinide derivatives as positron emission tomography tracers for beta-cell imaging)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Gastroenterology ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Rockwell Collins and Elbit to provide night-vision head-up displays

U.S. Navy combat aircraft experts needed night-vision capability for helmet-mounted, head-up displays for high-performance fighter-bomber aircraft. They found their solution at Rockwell Collins-ESA Vision Systems, formed by Rockwell Collins and Elbit ... [Published Military Aerospace Electronics - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

15th OSS airfield management team kicks into overdrive for RIMPAC

Tech. Sgt. Bryan Masters, 15th Operations Support Squadron Airfield Management Operations NCO in charge, applies reflective tape to the temporary helipad on the flightline at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, July 3, 2014. The helipad was constructed ... [Published Hickam Air Force Base - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

US Navy fighter planes to fly with Air National Guard

Continue reading belowA number of US Navy F-18 fighter planes will be flying out of the Vermont Air National Guard base in South Burlington this month. The guard said the Navy F-18s will fly from the Burlington International Airport between July 8 and ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Diversified PET/MR differentiates more breast lesions

Using a multiparametric (MP) approach, PET/MR imaging with F-18 FDG, dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI), diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and 3-D proton MR spectroscopic imaging (3D H-MRSI) is superior for telling apart different kinds of breast ... [Published US Society of Nuclear Medicine - Jul 04 2014]

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Col. Peter Buck, commanding officer at the air station, stated in a news release: "I am equally proud to be a member of this incredible community. We have a strong relationship with Beaufort and the surrounding communities that has existed for over 71 years. From our roots of training for anti-submarine patrols during World War II to now as we welcome this squadron that's responsible for flying the nation's fifth-generation, dominant aircraft, we're fortunate to have the support of what we consider to be one of the most military-friendly communities in the nation."
"I think, ongoing, it's been much noisier.  You look forward to summer then you feel like you can't be outdoors because it's so noisy you can't even have a conversation.  So yes, I have noticed that it's been extremely noisy" said South Burlington resident Carmine Sargent
"Warrant Officer Dufour's exceptional leadership, outstanding professionalism and technical mastery have directly enhanced Air Combat Group's FF A-18 Hornet capability in support of force generation, domestic operations and overseas exercises" the RAAF's nomination stated

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Why The US Navy Should Build Smaller Aircraft C... [Published militaryfeed.com - 14 hours ago]
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. ...
Michael Den Tandt: Breaking Lockheed Martin’s i... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 20 hours ago]
A phalanx of major French defence firms is lining up to provide Canada with new warships and planes, in hopes of prying a share of the biggest Canadian military hardware bonanza since the Second World War away from U.S. industry heavyweight Lockheed ...
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 ...
[Photo] Eurofighter Typhoon with stuck nose lan... [Published The Aviationist - Jul 10 2014]
An Italian Eurofighter Typhoon facing a nose landing gear problem solved by re-cycling it. Pretty routine. What if the plane has trouble getting the landing gear to retract? The simplest thing to do is re-cycle it, that is to say, try to drop it back ...
A World War in Iraq? Iran, Russia, Syria, US Sc... [Published Informed Comment - Jul 04 2014]
By Paul Rogers An unlikely alliance of four states is coalescing to oppose the ISIS advance in Iraq. But the group may not wait to be challenged. The recharged war in Iraq that got underway in June 2014 is moving towards its second month. ...
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