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Pentagon Slashes C-5 Modernisation

THE US Air Force has pulled the plug on the long-standing scheme to re-engine its entire fleet of C-5 Galaxy airlifters and convert them to C-5M versions. The ‘M’ suffix signifies ‘modernised’.

Under the reliability enhancement and re-engining programme (RERP), antiquated General Electric TF39-GE-1C turbofan engines, which are costly to maintain and supply, are being replaced by new, General Electric CF6^0C2 engines. Air Force leaders badly wanted to put new engines on all Galaxys; the decision will force them to operate a fleet of C-5s with two engine types.

In November 2007, a quarterly Pentagon report confirmed what many had

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U.S. can get rid of aircraft carriers

Due to budget cuts, the Pentagon renewed debate about the need for aircraft carriers. The Defense Ministry has the opinion that these ships are not only too expensive to maintain, but just not suitable for modern warfare.

March 25, 2013, 9:18

 

In the next ten years, the Pentagon will save $ 500 billion in this regard, Captain Henry Hendrix in his report called into question the justification for the content of giant ships, "After 100 years, carriers are moving rapidly to the end of its useful life." According to him, they are

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The Pentagon — fiend

The fact that the Pentagon is doing in the world is going on and inside the Pentagon. Recent data presented in the study of agency SWAN (Service women's action network is an original research in the format of PDF, given here) Addresses military relations in the Pentagon, will make anyone wonder. However, there is a hatred of all these people carrying in the world is not free, and all the most disgusting and the lowest, which is generally only possible to imagine. It's safe to say that the scum who get up to all these filthy things cause enormous harm

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The Pentagon put the creation of an advanced fighter jet F-35

At the presentation in 2006 announced that the total cost of the project is $ 276.5 billion were wrong more than 5 times …

Design and creation of a new American future fighter of the fifth generation F-35 from Lockheed Martin Corp is delayed by two years because the cost of the project last year increased by 4.3% to 395.7 billion dollars, said on Friday the Western media, with reference to the Pentagon.

Serial production of the F-35 carried over to 2019. The Pentagon has explained the increase in the cost of the F-35 slump in demand in

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The U.S. military is adapting to homosexuality

The first-ever event in honor of the Pentagon's military gay lyric passed on a wave and was filled with memories of the more difficult for gay and lesbian times, but did not suit everyone present.

"Three years ago, many of us, and myself included, it was hard to believe that in 2012, homosexuals or lesbians serving in the armed forces, will be able to speak honestly about their sexual orientation," — told the crowd of several hundred at the Pentagon is a main Defense Counsel Jay Johnson.

His speech was preceded by appeals to the audience of President

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American taxpayers money was enough for 16 seconds of flight the next vundervafli Pentagon

Another failure (the third) ran tests hypersonic unmanned aircraft, the U.S. Air Force X-51A WaveRider, which were carried out over the waters of the Pacific Ocean.

After resetting the device with the B-52 bomber he was having technical problems "with the tail before running the main engine."

The Pentagon has confirmed that conducted the test on Tuesday unmanned hypersonic aircraft has been unsuccessful.

According to the U.S. Air Force hypersonic aircraft X-51A WaveRider, capable of a speed of more than 6 thousand kilometers per hour, as planned, on Tuesday was dropped from the strategic bomber B-52, after which he

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Half of the military of the United States suffers from excess weight and

third of heavy drinkers

 According to the Pentagon report, more than half of the military are overweight. In this war the Coast Guard has the worst performance among all the armed forces. Excess weight is recorded more frequently in men (more than half of the cases) than in women (slightly more than one-third of all female soldiers). The report emphasizes that the evaluation was conducted in overweight using BMI (body mass index), which does not take into account the presence of a large muscle mass and therefore can provide a higher (worse) results than it actually is.

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U.S. can get rid of aircraft carriers

Due to budget cuts, the Pentagon renewed debate about the need for aircraft carriers. The Defense Ministry has the opinion that these ships are not only too expensive to maintain, but just not suitable for modern warfare.

March 25, 2013, 9:18

In the next ten years, the Pentagon will save $ 500 billion in this regard, Captain Henry Hendrix in his report called into question the justification for the content of giant ships, "After 100 years, carriers are moving rapidly to the end of its useful life." According to him, they are required and this

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U.S. can get rid of aircraft carriers

Due to budget cuts, the Pentagon renewed debate about the need for aircraft carriers. The Defense Ministry has the opinion that these ships are not only too expensive to maintain, but just not suitable for modern warfare.

March 25, 2013, 9:18

In the next ten years, the Pentagon will save $ 500 billion in this regard, Captain Henry Hendrix in his report called into question the justification for the content of giant ships, "After 100 years, carriers are moving rapidly to the end of its useful life." According to him, they are required and this

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Russian nuclear submarine off the coast of Florida

The second in the last three months of the Russian nuclear submarine was spotted on Tuesday at the south-east coast of the United States, said Wednesday the broadcaster CNN, citing sources in the Pentagon.

According to the U.S. military, this time from American shores for the first time, a new Russian submarine Sierra-2 (NATO) from the Northern Fleet of the Russian Federation.

She was discovered on Tuesday in international waters about 400 miles from the U.S. coast. However, she went to the area near Florida, where U.S. aircraft carrier group exercises conducted, the sources said the American military

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