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Extras for the May Issue of Defense Technology International

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

Electronic Blast Slated for Unmanned Attack Aircraft

May 03, 2012
Most aircraft slated to go onto aircraft carries have to go through an electronic magnetic interference test that bathes the design in about 200...

Platforms and Upgrades Will Change Electronic Warfare

May 03, 2012
The U.S. Navy's F/A-XX strike fighter, the EA-18G Growler, an unmanned combat aircraft (currently exemplified by two X-47B test platforms) and a...

5/2 Frago

May 03, 2012
+ 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...

Raptors in the Sandbox

May 03, 2012
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...

Poles Patrol Baltic Airspace

May 03, 2012
MiG-29s are patrolling the skies of the three Baltic states, not for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact. The...

London's Air Defense Shield

May 02, 2012
London this week will see an exercise of likely security measures for the Olympic Games starting in July.  As part of that layered umbrella of...

RAF Fighters Return to RAF Northolt

May 02, 2012
The RAF has now redeployed some of its Eurofighter Typhoons to RAF Northolt in the west of London to participate in a major security exercise in...

White House Offers NATO Summit Pre-briefing

May 01, 2012
Don’t expect the contentious Medium Extended Air Defense System (Meads) system to get any discussion time at the NATO summit in Chicago next month,...

4/30 Frago

Apr 30, 2012
+ Afghan Mission May Change U.S. Army Modernization Plans + Why the C-27J and not the F-35?...

4/27 Frago

Apr 30, 2012
+ Australia: Why so many JSFs, subs? + Can McKeon’s right turn save the defense budget?...

All Quiet on the French Front

Apr 30, 2012
You may be wondering why Ares has been so quiet on things concerning France recently. The reason is simple: for several weeks prior to a presidential...

French Air Force Checks Out Tablets

Apr 30, 2012
The French air force is experimenting with tablets to see what their utility in a military environment might be. A trial phase is being undertaken...

U.K. Tightens Export Rules for Argentina

Apr 30, 2012
The 30-year anniversary of the invasion of the Falklands may have come and gone, but that has not led to an easing of tensions between the U.K. and...

4/24 Frago

Apr 26, 2012
+ Far from DC battles, C-27 gets glowing reviews + Leathernext: Marines Want Better Networks, Sensors — And Terminator Vision...
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