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February 23, 2011

Libyan Crew Ordered To Fire On Protesters Crash Jet

Pilots Eject, Allow Aircraft To Go Down

The crew of a Libyan Air Force jet reportedly ejected from their fighters and allowed it to crash Wednesday rather than fire on protesters in Benghazi, the second-largest city in Libya.

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Canadian Hawk Support Contract Awarded To BAE

Will Support NATO Jet Trainers In Collaboration With Bombardier

Underpinning the growing importance of support and services to its business portfolio, BAE Systems has today announced a new $6.16 million contract to continue support of Hawk jet trainers at the NATO Flying Training program based in Canada (NFTC).

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Schiebel Delivers Camcopter S-100 UAS To Jordan

Will Primarily Fly Surveillance And Recon Missions

Following contract award in July 2010, Schiebel has delivered two Camcopter S-100 Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) to the King Abdullah Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) of Jordan.

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Bell Subs Out $3.8 Million H-1 Helicopter Upgrade Contract

LaBarge Will Provide Electronic Assemblies For USMC Helos

A contract worth $3.8 million has been awarded to LaBarge, a provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS), by Bell Helicopter to continue to produce electronic assemblies for the H-1 Upgrade Program for helicopters used by the U.S. Marine Corps.

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CAF Voted Favorite 'Don't Mess With Texas' Ad Of Past 25 Years

Favorite Out Of 38 Commercials Produced By Texas DOT

With nearly 600,000 total votes cast in the Face-Off, Texans have declared the Confederate Air Force, now the Commemorative Air Force, the favorite "Don't Mess with Texas" TV ad of the past 25 years.

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Secretary Of The Air Force Takes Stock Of Progress, Future Challenges

Vice CSAF: Air Force Must Prepare For More Complex, Varied Ops

During remarks to the Air Force Association's 27th Annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition in Orlando, FL Feb. 18, the Air Force's senior ranking official reviewed the service' s priorities and underscored Air Force commitment to making the most of available resources in a challenging fiscal environment.

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New Helicopter On Army's Radar

Curtchfield: New Rotary Wing Platform Should Be An Army Priority

While most of the focus in today's Army is on the war fighter and how best to support current military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, a leader in military aviation is calling for some of that focus to shift to the equipment needs of the future.

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