MDAA Says Tests "Independently Validates" Ship-Based Defense
Riki Ellison, Chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance,
MDAA, said this week the United States Navy independently validated
its Aegis Ship based missile defense capability in tests this
weekend... though one could argue the results were mixed, at
Sikorsky Aerospace Services, the aftermarket company of Sikorsky
Aircraft, announced this week a multimillion- dollar contract to
convert six Colombian Air Force UH-60A Black Hawk helicopters into
the more modern UH-60L configuration. Two additional upgrade kits
also are included in the program.
Last Member Of Downed Liberator Crew To Be Accounted For
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO)
announced Monday the remains of a US serviceman, missing in action
from World War II, have been identified and will be returned to his
family for burial with full military honors.
Predecessors To Today's Spartans Refurbished With New Avionics,
The refurbishment and modernization of 18 G.222s, purchased by
the United States Air Force and destined for the re-established
Afghan Air Force, has begun at Alenia Aeronautica’s
Capodichino plant in Naples.