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Pilot’s Spatial Disorientation The “Likely” Cause Of Last April’s Japanese F-35 Jet Crash

The Aviationist Blog - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 16:51
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has published a statement about the loss of a F-35A. According to the report, the pilot likely suffered spatial disorientation before he crashed. Would Auto-GCAS have helped? On Jun. [...]
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Italian F-35s and Typhoons as well as HAF F-16s and USMC MV-22s and KC-130Js take part in JS19, Italy’s Largest Exercise This Year

The Aviationist Blog - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 12:47
U.S. Marine Corps and Hellenic Air Force aircraft have joined Italian Air Force F-35, T-346, Typhoon, CAEW and many other Italian assets involved in Joint Stars 2019. From May 13 to 31, 2019, dozens of [...]
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U.S. 2nd Fleet Staff Embarks USS Mount Whitney for BALTOPS 2019

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:16
Staff members attached to U.S. 2nd Fleet embarked aboard U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), June 6.
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US, Royal Thai Navy Conclude CARAT Thailand 2019

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:16
The 25th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand concluded during a ceremony aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided missile destroyer USS Antietam (CG 54) at Sattahip Naval Base June 8.
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Boxer Arrives in Phuket, Thailand for Port Visit

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:15
The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Phuket, Thailand June 8 for a scheduled port visit.
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US envoy's annexation remarks encourage violation of Palestinians' rights: Hamas

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:15
The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has lashed at US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman after he said the Tel Aviv regime has the right to annex "some" of the West Bank, arguing such comments amount to "legitimization of settlement expansion activities" in the occupied territories.
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Gunmen kill 43 in several attacks on Nigeria villages

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:15
At least 43 people have been killed after gunmen, riding motorbikes, attacked villages in northern Nigeria.
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Georgia's Breakaway South Ossetia Region Holds 'Elections' For Parliament

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:14
Elections for the legislative body in the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia were held on June 9.
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Trump Raises Possible Concerns Over Raytheon-United Technologies Merger Plan

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:14
US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he is somewhat concerned about the merger plans of defence contractor Raytheon and technology business United Technologies.
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Ramallah Decries US Ambassador Claims About Israel's 'Right to Annex' Part of West Bank

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:13
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry harshly decried on Monday recent statements by US Ambassador in Tel Aviv David Friedman on Israel's "right" to retain part of the West Bank, describing it as a continuation of Washington's unconditional support for its ally's policy of occupation and "colonial" expansionism.
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US, Sweden Conduct Reconnaissance in Baltic Drill Near Russia's Border

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:13
Baltops is NATO's largest exercise series in the Baltic Sea. This year's 47th edition has gathered 8,600 US and European troops from 18 nations.
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US Commander Considers Expanding American Forces in Mideast Amid Iran 'Threat'

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:13
Head of US Central Command Gen. Frank McKenzie had requested in early May that an aircraft strike force, B-52 bombers, troops and an anti-missile system be sent to the region, referring to "specific" threats to the US and allied forces as well as interests in Iraq and elsewhere.
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169th FW wrap up Arctic Challenge exercise in Sweden

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:13
U.S. Airmen, equipment and F-16CJ Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard's 169th Fighter Wing successfully finished the three-week Arctic Challenge Exercise 19.
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Data on US Efforts in Afghanistan Being Kept From Public

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:12
An oft-cited assessment used to measure U.S. progress in Afghanistan, recently tossed aside by commanders, is still being collected, but is no longer available to the public.
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China Will Treat US Drones as Move to Dent its Contested Maritime Claims

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:12
Officials in Beijing will treat $47.9 billion in U.S. drone sales approved for Southeast Asia as another effort to dent their claims to the disputed South China Sea, experts believe, and lash back verbally as well as economically.
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Civilians 'must never be a target,' says UN in Afghanistan, amid troubling number of casualties during Ramadan

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:12
The United Nations has urged all parties to the "ongoing intense conflict" across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm, denouncing a spate of attacks by militants which killed more than 100 civilians in Kabul alone during Ramadan.
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Scores killed in 'barbaric' attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for 'dialogue' to resolve tensions

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:12
Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters' village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and "bring the perpetrators to justice".
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At Least 95 Killed in Mali Massacre

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:12
At least 95 people were killed Monday in central Mali when armed men attacked a village overnight, shooting people and setting homes on fire.
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Justice Department to Turn Over Mueller Probe Documents

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:11
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives reached a deal Monday for the Justice Department to turn over crucial documents collected by special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice by trying to thwart his probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
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Poland Wants to Buy F-35s if US Ejects Turkey from Program – Reports

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 11/06/2019 - 06:10
Polish authorities want to get American F-35 fighter jets faster if the United States refuses to supply Turkey with their jets amid Ankara's deal with Russia to obtain the S-400 air defence system.
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