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July 19, 2008

Farnborough '08: Boeing, AgustaWestland Announce CH-47F Industrial Agreement

Agusta To Handle Systems Integration For Italian Army Chinooks

Boeing and AgustaWestland signed an agreement this week in Farnborough for the joint manufacture of new CH-47F Chinook helicopters for the Italian Army.

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Transport Aircraft Contribute To Medical Evacuation Mission

C-17s, Hercs And Stratotankers Help Save Lives

Though the notion of transporting patients to medical treatment by air usually evokes images of helicopters, transport aircraft such as the C-130 Hercules, KC-135 Stratotanker and C-17 Globemaster III allow medical personnel to care for larger numbers of patients over longer distances, at higher altitudes, with a greater ability to care for the seriously injured.

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Civil Air Patrol Members Hone Emergency Services Skills At Academy

Training To Respond Faster, More Ably To Crises

About 500 Civil Air Patrol members, including a great many cadets, are enhancing their skills at the National Emergency Services Academy, a multidisciplinary training program held July 26-August 9 at Camp Atterbury, a 35,000-acre Indiana National Guard facility in Edinburgh, IN.

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