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February 28, 2017

Goldfein Speaks On The Imperatives Of Airpower

First Priority Is The Budget, Said Chief Of Staff At Strategy Forum

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein addressed the budget, people as his number one readiness priority, a networked approach to warfare in the 21st Century, and the nuclear enterprise at a Military Strategy Forum event last week at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.

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Airman Missing From Vietnam War Identified

Pilot Of B-57B Aircraft Went Down In April, 1966

The remains of Air Force Capt. Robert R. Barnett, missing from the Vietnam War, has now been accounted for.

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Italian Navy Awards NH90s Upgrade Contract

The Identification Friend Or Foe (IFF) System Will Help NH90 Crews To Distinguish Between Friendly Forces And Potential Threats

Leonardo has been awarded a contract worth €11 million (approx. $11.56 million) by the NATO agency NAHEMA, on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Defence (Direzione degli Armamenti Aeronautici e per l’Aeronavigabilità – DAAA), to provide its New Generation Identification Friend or Foe (NGIFF) interrogator, called the SIT434/5, for the Italian Navy NH90 NFHs (Nato Frigate Helicopters).

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Gone West: Former POW Col. Fred V. Cherry

AF Fighter Pilot Had Been Shot Down In 1965

Air Force fighter pilot Col. Fred V. Cherry, who was shot down over North Vietnam in 1965, has Gone West at the age of 87. The African-American pilot spent seven years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam.

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