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ATAC BRINGS THE HEAT: PREMIER PRIVATE AGGRESSORS NOW FLYING WITH THE AIM-9 SIDEWINDER

The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company, otherwise known as ATAC, has made another large leap in the commercial adversary support marketplace with the addition of the captive training AIM-9M Sidewinder to their fleet’s quiver. In the past, ATAC pilots would only be able to … Read the rest of this entry

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IRAQ TO BUY 24 AERO VODOCHODY L-159s, USA SHOULD IMMEDIETLY PURCHASE THE REST FOR AFGHANISTAN

Please read this very recent Aviationintel piece for background: http://aviationintel.com/2012/10/08/karzai-begging-for-indigenous-aviation-assets-will-go-to-russia-china-and-india-if-us-does-not-act/ Iraq is increasingly looking toward arms sellers outside the USA for its military equipment needs. Just today the news broke the Al Maliki Government will be purchasing $4.2B worth of … Read the rest of this entry

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KARZAI BEGGING FOR INDIGENOUS AVIATION ASSETS, WILL GO TO RUSSIA, CHINA, OR INDIA IF US DOES NOT ACT

Operation Enduring Freedom is eleven years old as of yesterday, it is the longest war in American history… During a recent interview, President Karzai stated: “I asked the U.S. government to equip our air force with weapons, intelligence and transport … Read the rest of this entry

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USAF TO CONTINUE LAS BID WITH MODIFICATINS

Just buy a damn aircraft already! Its a turboprop light attack and observation aircraft destined for another country for goodness sake, not a stealth bomber. The Brazilian built Embraer Super Tucano is better suited for Afghan use than the AT-6. … Read the rest of this entry

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Light Attack Bomb Shell: AT-6 No Longer A Contender For LAS

This really was a shocker. The AT-6 program seemed to have been the USAF’s favorite for the Light Air Support competition as the T-6 is already commonly used throughout the USAF as a trainer and it’s systems were well integrated and … Read the rest of this entry

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