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  • PICTURES: Boeing C-17 steps up in Japan relief effort


    Boeing's C-17 Globemaster III has played a crucial role in the relief efforts that followed last month's earthquake and tsunami in north-eastern Japan. Working...


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  • PICTURES: Boeing C-17 steps up in Japan relief effort

    News | 07 Apr 2011 10:02 | Greg Waldron

    Boeing's C-17 Globemaster III has played a crucial role in the relief efforts that followed last month's earthquake and tsunami in north-eastern Japan. Working...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Boeing-C-17-steps-up-in-Japan-relief-effort-355306/
  • Boeing Business Jet stars in Clinton’s North Korea mission

    News | 10 Aug 2009 23:00 | John Croft

    A star-studded welcome reception for two US journalists held in North Korea since March capped a six-day marathon by Boeing Business Jet operator Avjet,...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-Business-Jet-stars-in-Clintons-North-Korea-mission-330674/
  • Business aviation shines on freedom flight

    News | 06 Aug 2009 00:47 | John Croft

    A welcome reception this morning for two US journalists held captive in North Korea since March capped what had been a six-day marathon by business aviation officials to pull off the flighthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Business-aviation-shines-on-freedom-flight-330651/
  • Eurofighter Typhoon proves close-air support credentials for RAF

    News | 23 Jun 2008 14:00 | Craig Hoyle

    The UK's first Eurofighter Typhoons are ready for multirole operations, following a successful RAF deployment to the USA ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Eurofighter-Typhoon-proves-close-air-support-credentials-for-RAF-224826/
  • 'Train as you fight' is USAF's goal

    News | 14 Dec 2004 00:00

    <p>UAV simulators added to growing distributed network that is blurring distinction between training and operations </p> <p>Unmanned air vehicles are to be added to a growing network of distributed simulators that is blurring the boundaries between training and operations, allowing crews to train as they fight. </p> <p>Under its distributed mission operations (DMO) programme, the US Air Force is to issue a request for proposals for mission training centres (MTC) for the General Atomics Predator UAV. The USAF already has networked MTCs for the Boeing F-15C and E-3, and Lockheed Martin F-16C.</p> <p>Distributed simulation was a focus of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation &amp; Education Conference in Orlando, Florida on 6-9 December. &quot;Training used to be in distinct blocks,&quot; says Keith Hertzenberg, Boeing vice-president and general manager, training systems and services. &quot;The blocks are blurring. Test, training and mission rehearsal are no longer discretelyhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Train-as-you-fight-is-USAFs-goal-191349/
  • Japan clears key defence aviation expenditure

    News | 09 Jan 2001 00:00

    <p>Andrzej Jeziorski/SINGAPORE </p> <p>The Japanese Government has cleared a ¥25 trillion ($218 billion) defence spending programme for the next five financial years, which will include controversial tanker procurements and new aircraft developments. </p> <p>At the end of December, the cabinet also cleared the ¥4.955 trillion defence budget for financial year 2001, representing a 0.4% year-on-year defence spending increase despite an overall 2.7% cut in the national budget, forced by Japan's fragile economy - the first national budget reduction in six years. </p> <p>Included in the defence funds is ¥5.3 billion to start the development of a new maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) and the new C-X military transport aircraft. The budget reportedly also covers development of a new high-bypass engine for the MPA. </p> <p>According to JDA director general Toshitsugu Saito, Japan has decided to pursue the indigenous development programmes because no aircraft are available which "served the [Jhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japan-clears-key-defence-aviation-expenditure-124492/