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Japan. Misawa Air Base. Part One. The American Forces

For the past 45 years, USAF units have been based in Japan. Robert Francies visits Misawa, a base on the ‘cutting edge’ of the Pacific defence theatre.

NEARLY 50 YEARS ago young pilots took to the skies in wooden gliders above Misawa Air Base in northern Japan — they were practising for their single suicidal Kamikaze mission to sink American warships. Today, two mighty Japanese and American air wings share that same base in friendship and co-operation. Misawa has come a long way since the dark days of the 1940s.

The base is situated about 400 miles (640km) north of

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Samurai for beds

Trichosanthes Japanese — is totally unique cucumber, because ripening, the fruits become a bright orange or red color.

Trichosanthes or serpentine cucumber cultivated in Southeast Asia, Africa, South America and Australia. In India, it trichosanthes — almost the only vegetable which bears fruit in the rainy season. In recent years, it began to grow in Europe.

Trichosanthes Japanese — climbing is an annual plant. Its stem reaches a length of 4 m, it grows from three to seven lobed leaf. It is a bee-pollinated plants, the male flowers grow in the brush, female — single. Japanese trichosanthes his fans (and

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Boeing Delivers First KC-767 to Japan

AFTER A 12-hour, non-stop delivery flight from McConnell AFB, Wichita, Kansas, to Gifu, Japan, on February 19-20, the first Boeing KC-767J for the Japanese Air Self-Defence Force (JASDF), 7-3601/N763TT (c/n 33844), was officially handed over to Itochu Corporation. Itochu, one of the largest general trading companies in Japan, is used as an intermediary for the majority of major Japanese defence purchases from overseas. After a final review by the Air Staff of the Japanese Ministry of Defence (MoD), Itochu will deliver the aircraft to the MoD once the in-country acceptance processes are completed.

Delivery followed completion of Federal Aviation Administration

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Grow Japanese trichosanthes

«Habits» trichosanthes coincide with his fellow cucumbers, with the only difference being that it is a tropical plant, than, for example, Nezhin cucumbers. That is, it is quite capricious foreign guest. The optimum temperature for the proper development trichosanthes — + 25 and + 30 degrees.

If the temperature drops to 10 ° C, the plant stops growing when a degree below — dies. It is clear that frost trichosanthes not survive. In addition, it is very moisture-loving culture — the soil should be kept moist, and atmospheric humidity in the greenhouse should be at least 70%. Trichosanthes usually

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Are we there jet?

Itching to fight

I had been interested in aviation ever since Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic. As a kid growing up in Newark, New Jersey, during the Great Depression, all pilots were my heroes. I always looked to the sky to watch military aircraft flying over head, smiled and convinced myself that someday I was going to be a fighter pilot. The beginning of that journey began on December 7, 1941, when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. However, after I joined the Army Air Force, it took me over two years to finally get my hands on a fighter. Then, I

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Japan ordered the first batch of four F-35A Lightning II

Japan ordered the first batch of 4 Strike Fighter F-35 Joint Fighters Strike.VVS Land of the Rising Sun (JASDF) hopes to purchase a total stealth fighter difficulties 42 fifth generation to change their outdated park McDonnell Douglas F-4J. «Lockheed Martin Company and the Government of the United States and Japan signed a contract for delivery of the first 4 of 42 fighters of the 5th generation F-35A Lightning II According to the 1st of representatives Lockheed Martin:   On the basis of the tender Japan chose the F-35 to change the F-4J in December last year of the subsequent

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China ceded to Japan in a military conflict — THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR

There is speculation that China is the strongest military power in Asia, but in fact it is Japan, the chief of the Beijing bureau of The Christian Science Monitor Peter Ford (Peter Ford), reports csmonitor.com December 11 (pictured visiting a military base Asaka north of Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan (Shinzo Abe) after days of self-defense forces in October this year — approx. «VP»). Postwar Constitution Land of the Rising Sun «forever» declares the renunciation of warfare, its armed forces friendly sound as «self-defense forces,» but «you shall not covet deal with her,» says Ford. From the standpoint of

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Electrochemical Machines Ufa production is exported to Japan

In Japan in the next few days will go a precision electrochemical machines Ufa production: the company "ECM" has sold its Japanese firm APC AEROSPECIALTY INC.

According to experts of the company, electrochemical machines of "ET", produced by LLC "ECM", are significantly higher than on the technological parameters known world analogues, including Japanese.

— Authors and Project Management is proud of the result achieved. Sale of high-tech equipment produced in Russia to Japan and the recognition of its technological superiority — a rare occasion, if not unique to the modern domestic engineering — commented Deputy General Director of "ECM"

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China ceded to Japan in a military conflict — THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR

There is speculation that China is the strongest military power in Asia, but in fact it is Japan, the chief of the Beijing bureau of The Christian Science Monitor Peter Ford (Peter Ford), reports csmonitor.com December 11 (pictured visiting a military base Asaka north of Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan (Shinzo Abe) after days of self-defense forces in October this year — approx. «VP»). Postwar Constitution Land of the Rising Sun «forever» declares the renunciation of warfare, its armed forces friendly sound as «self-defense forces,» but «you shall not covet deal with her,» says Ford. From the standpoint of

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China ceded to Japan in a military conflict — THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR

There is speculation that China is the strongest military power in Asia, but in fact it is Japan, the chief of the Beijing bureau of The Christian Science Monitor Peter Ford (Peter Ford), reports csmonitor.com December 11 (pictured visiting a military base Asaka north of Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan (Shinzo Abe) after days of self-defense forces in October this year — approx. «VP»). Postwar Constitution Land of the Rising Sun «forever» declares the renunciation of warfare, its armed forces friendly sound as «self-defense forces,» but «you shall not covet deal with her,» says Ford. From the standpoint of

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