US military says doomsday planes not mobilized in response to Trump COVID-19 diagnosis – Business Insider

Two Boeing E-6B Mercury planes were detected flying along both coasts of the U.S. mainland early Friday, around the time President Trump announced he and first lady Melania Trump were diagnosed with coronavirus — but the flights were “pre-planned” and the timing was “purely coincidental,” a U.S. Strategic Command spokesman told Fox News. More about this article in the link below… […]

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Is China Threatening To Shoot-Down ‘Civilian Airlines’ Operating Over The South China Sea?

China has warned the US after it flew its ‘spy planes’ over the South China Sea several times electronically disguising as a civilian airplane. “It is the old trick of the US military to use a transponder code to impersonate civil aircraft of other countries,” said Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Wenbin, during his briefing… More […]

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DARPA’s air-breathing hypersonic missiles ready for free-flight tests – UPI.com

Sept. 2 (UPI) — Captive carry tests of two hypersonic weapons have been completed, with their first free flights scheduled for later this year, according to DARPA and the U.S. Air Force. Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have each designed hypersonic missiles for a combined program of the Air Force and the Defense Advanced Research Projects […]

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Rival powers jockey for the lead in hypersonic aircraft – BBC News

I’ve spent my career on things flying fast,” says Adam Dissel, who heads up the US operations of Reaction Engines. This British company is building engines that can operate at dizzying speeds , under conditions that would melt existing jet engines. The firm wants to reach hypersonic velocity, beyond five times the speed of sound, around […]

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Indian Armed Forces: Armed forces push case for arming Israeli drone fleet with laser-guided bombs, missiles – The Economic Times

The proposal named Project Cheetah has been revived by the armed forces after being pending for a long time and is expected to cost over Rs 3,500 crores to the government. “Under this project, around 90 Heron drones of the three services would be… More about this article in the link below… https://m.economictimes.com/news/defence/armed-forces-push-case-for-arming-israeli-drone-fleet-with-laser-guided-bombs-missiles/articleshow/77445721.cms

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Taiwan Scrambles F-16s Armed With Harpoon Missiles To Warn Chinese Navy

In response to the Chinese island-invasion drills ‘aimed’ at Taiwanese Pratas Islands, the Republic of China Air Force deployed two F-16A Viper aircraft conducting patrols armed with AGM-84 “Harpoon” Anti-Ship missiles to deter Chinese belligerence in the region… More about this article in the link below… https://eurasiantimes.com/taiwan-scrambles-f-16s-armed-with-harpoon-missiles-to-warn-chinese-navy/

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