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Old April 3rd, 2011, 04:46 PM
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Fallout Re: Jets & Planes but no UAV's here.

News of the last week...

1. From a partnership that started with Yakovlev, Italy's Aermacchi has developed one of the most advanced trainers in the world, the M-346 a highly modified version of the YAK-130 Russian trainer. Both can be used as light attack aircraft as well, with the M-346 having nine weapon hard-points on it. The M-346 is so advanced as to allow flight certification for the
F-22. It is now fielded.
http://www.defpro.com/news/details/23360/
http://www.military-today.com/aircra...346_master.htm

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2. Danish DIFAT team looking to improve their fighter capabilities beyond its current F-16s.
http://www.defensenews.com/story.php...79&c=AIR&s=TOP

3. USAF got the first of its MC-130J COMBAT SHADOW II Spec Op planes with much improved capabilities to penetrate enemy airspace.
http://www.defpro.com/news/details/23253/

Regards,
Pat
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