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  • LIBYA: NATO assumes 'sole command' of coalition air operations


    NATO on 31 March assumed sole command of air operations over Libya, as the number of countries supporting the international action has increased steadily ...


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  • LIBYA: NATO assumes 'sole command' of coalition air operations


    NATO on 31 March assumed sole command of air operations over Libya, as the number of countries supporting the...


  • US Marine Corps plans to convert KC-130J tankers into gunships


    The US Marine Corps has decided to convert some Lockheed Martin KC-130J tankers into combination surveillance platforms...


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  • LIBYA: NATO assumes 'sole command' of coalition air operations

    News | 31 Mar 2011 15:05 | Craig Hoyle

    NATO on 31 March assumed sole command of air operations over Libya, as the number of countries supporting the international action has increased steadily ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/LIBYA-NATO-assumes-sole-command-of-coalition-air-operations-354992/
  • US Marine Corps plans to convert KC-130J tankers into gunships

    News | 02 Apr 2009 16:00 | Stephen Trimble

    The US Marine Corps has decided to convert some Lockheed Martin KC-130J tankers into combination surveillance platforms and gunships. The renamed KC-130J...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Marine-Corps-plans-to-convert-KC-130J-tankers-into-gunships-324708/
  • USAF strikes Predator/Viper deal

    News | 21 Jun 2005 00:00

    <P><STRONG>Service to arm UAV for demonstration and signs to equip Lockheed AC-130 Spectre gunship with same weapon</STRONG></P> <P>Northrop Grumman has won contracts from the US Air Force for initial demonstration of its Viper Strike weapon on the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQM-1 Predator unmanned air vehicle. </P> <P>New contracts have also been agreed to perform weapons delivery demonstrations from a modified Lockheed AC-130 Spectre gunship under the air force’s AC130 advanced concepts technology demonstration (ACTD). </P> <P>The ACTD integration includes exploration of swarm strikes against multiple targets, says Scott Porter, Northrop aerospace systems director of marketing.</P> <P>Porter also says that Northrop has completed two series of flight tests of an upgraded Viper Strike with integrated GPS guidance as part of efforts to extend the weapons range beyond 8km (4.3nm). The most recent tests took place four weeks ago with launches from a surrogate aircraft.</P>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-strikes-PredatorViper-deal-199791/