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March 16, 2009

WWII Vet Presented With Pieces Of His Wrecked Plane

Meets Witness Of His B-17s Downing Over Bavaria

Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Stanton Rickey, 88 was presented with pieces of his downed B-17 last week by two German men who not only located the crash site on their farm in Bavaria... but also traveled to the US to meet the plane's former pilot.

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Reports: US Aircraft Shoots Down Iranian Drone Over Iraq

Military Refuses To Confirm Report Of Downing... Or Deny It

A report that first surfaced on on Wired.com's "Danger Room" last week alleges an Iranian drone flying over Iraq was shot down by an American fighter jet in February.

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Lockheed Martin Awarded Multi-Year C-130J Support Contract

Signed $292 Million Contract At Australian Airshow

Lockheed Martin and Australian Aerospace signed a multi-year contract last week at the Avalon Air Show to provide Through Life Support (TLS) for the C-130J Super Hercules fleet operated by the Royal Australian Air Force. The contract was awarded by the Defence Materiel Organization (DMO) at a signing ceremony at the air show.

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