Black Hawk Downed By Small-Arms Fire, But Later Recovered
US forces in Afghanistan assigned to NATO's International
Security Assistance Force in Regional Command East killed 12
militants Monday and detained one other while securing the site
where a coalition helicopter was forced to land in Wardak province
after taking enemy fire.
L-3 Communications announced Tuesday its Vertex subsidiary has
been awarded an indefinite-delivery contract valued at $569 million
by the US Navy. Vertex, which has teamed with The Boeing Company
for this project, will provide logistics services and maintenance
materials in support of T-45A and T-45C trainer aircraft.