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General Dynamics to Boost Military Satellite Communications Capacity with $119 Million Army WIN-T Satellite Terminal Award
General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies has received a $119 million modification to an existing delivery order to provide additional satellite communications earth terminals and support services for Increment One of the U.S. Army's Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) program.
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Cost of F-22 fighter for Japan as much as $250 mln
The U.S. Air Force estimates it would cost Japan as much as $250 million per plane to buy dozens of radar-evading F-22 fighter jets, a U.S. senator told Japan's ambassador in a letter, saying he hopes to reverse a current U.S. ban on such exports.
Reuters


RAF chief predicts controversial takeover of Royal Naval air power

The Chief of the Air Staff told The Sunday Telegraph that rationalisation in the armed forces would lead to the RAF running all combat jet operations. The move would effectively neuter the Royal Navy's maritime air force, the Fleet Air Arm, leaving the service with just a small complement of helicopters.

The Telegraph

Minister 'has let down UK troops'

Departed Defence Secretary John Hutton has been accused of a "dereliction of duty" by a senior military figure, because UK troops are at war.

BBC News

Swine flu confirmed at Army base

A case of swine flu has been confirmed at Catterick Garrison - the UK Army's largest base.

BBC News

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