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“Rough Raiders” niebawem zaczną szkolić się na F-35C

W tym tygodniu, 25 stycznia, pierwsze F-35C mają trafić na zachodnie wybrzeże USA do bazy Lemoore Naval Air Station w Kalifornii. “Rough Raiders” z VFA-125 będzie odpowiadać za szkolenie pilotów na nowym typie samolotów. Tym samym jednostka dołączy do “Grim Reapers” , która prowadzi szkolenie w Eglin Air Force Base jako Fleet Replacement Squadron. Zdjęcie: U.S. Navy

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Military helicopters

HX-21 completes first flight with developmental electronic warfare pod

On June 8, 2015, a UH-1Y from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (HX) 21 completed the first test flight with a developmental electronic warfare (EW) pod. The pod would represent a new tactical capability for U.S. Marine Corps rotary wing aircraft, and allow for changing mission requirements mid-flight. HX-21 conducts developmental flight test and evaluation […]

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U.S. Navy: For Navy’s C-20A ‘CATBIRD,’ a chance for nine lives

A U.S. Navy Gulfstream III C-20A aircraft scheduled for disposal received new life when it was donated Feb. 3 to Southern Illinois University. The CATBIRD was removed from the Navy’s operational inventory, which marked the end of its flying days and will begin its second life as a part of Carbondale’s aviation technologies program at […]

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NAVY: F-35C Completes First Arrested Landing aboard Aircraft Carrier

The Navy made aviation history Nov. 3 as an F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first arrested landing aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego. Navy test pilot Cmdr. Tony Wilson landed F-35C test aircraft CF-03 at 12:18 p.m. aboard USS Nimitz’s (CVN 68) flight deck. The arrested […]

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US Navy Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawks Join Wildfire Fight at Camp Pendleton

An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3 lifts off from Camp Pendleton, Calif., to assist the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. HSC-3 is providing aircrews flying specially-equipped MH-60S helicopters to conduct aerial water drops against wildfires in San Diego County. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class […]

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Pociski dla U.S. Navy

Firma Lockheed Martin otrzymała kontrakt na dostawę pocisków Paveway II Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR) dla U.S. Navy. Umowa warta jest 84,5 miliona dolarów i w ramach czteroletniego okresu określanego jako  indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) przekazane zostaną pociski ELGTR, pojemniki transportowe oraz wsparcie logistyczne i produktowe. Dzięki tej umowie dostawy na rzecz U.S. Navy potrwają co […]