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February 17, 2009

This Just In! Pigs Fly... With Ospreys

Tiltrotors Meet Warthogs In First Joint Exercise

What do you get when you cross an osprey with a warthog? For a zoologist, the question may seem preposterous... but in Air Force terms, instead of an odd looking winged-swine hybrid, the result is immense firepower and unparalleled close-air support capability for the rapid infiltration and exfiltration of troops in the battlespace.

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Murtha Renews Call For Splitting KC-X Contract

Says Boeing, Northrop/EADS Should Each Win

It wouldn't be the most cost-effective solution... but it may just be the best possible hope for peace in our time, at least when it comes to the US Air Force's problematic call for a new generation of aerial refueling tankers.

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Union Plays Up Jobs Angle In Fight To Save F-22

Decision On Continuation Expected By March 1

With the federal government armed with roughly $800 billion dollars to stimulate the economy, a predictable recommendation is coming from defense industry circles.

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Royal Navy Launches Centennial Celebration Of Naval Aviation

Admiralty Order First British Airship On May 7, 1909

Royal Navy aviators and veterans, including Jock Moffat, the Swordfish pilot whose torpedo crippled the Bismark in World War II, gathered Monday at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London to launch the One Hundredth Anniversary of Naval Aviation. The centenary year will be marked by a number of colorful events and activities throughout the UK.

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