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US Carrier Pilots’ T-45 Training System

US Carrier Pilots’ T-45 Training System

Do you feel lucky...? (click to view full) The T-45 Training System includes T-45 Goshawk aircraft, advanced flight simulators, computer-assisted instructional programs, a computerized training integration system, and a contractor logistics support package. The...

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THAAD: Reach Out and Touch Ballistic Missiles

THAAD: Reach Out and Touch Ballistic Missiles

THAAD: In flight (click to view full) The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system is a long-range, land-based theater defense weapon that acts as the upper tier of a basic 2-tiered defense against ballistic missiles. It's designed to intercept missiles...

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MQ-8 Fire Scout VTUAV Program: By Land or By Sea

MQ-8 Fire Scout VTUAV Program: By Land or By Sea

MQ-8B Fire Scout (click to view full) A helicopter UAV is very handy for naval ships, and for armies who can't always depend on runways. The USA's RQ/MQ-8 Fire Scout Unmanned Aerial Vehicle has blazed a trail of firsts in this area, but its history is best described...

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