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M28 transport plane makes transatlantic flight from Poland to Ecuadorian Army

M28 transport plane makes transatlantic flight from Poland to Ecuadorian Army

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Sept. 10 (UPI) -- An M28 short takeoff and landing aircraft from a PZL Mielec facility in Poland owned by Sikorsky has arrived in Ecuador following a transatlantic flight. The twin-engine turboprop will provide the Ecuadorian Army's requirement for transport aircraft that can handle rough landing ground and weather. The Ecuadorian Army contracted for the aircraft in April. PZL Mielec provided the training for pilots and maintenance personnel. A Polish flight crew piloted the aircraft nearly 8,400 miles with stops in Iceland, Greenland, Canada, the United States and Central America. It was received in Shell Mera by the Ecuadorian Army. "The M28 aircraft's powerful turboprop engines, a large cabin with clamshell rear door, and the airframe rugged structural characteristics, will give the Ec...
New U.S. Army headquarters to open next week in South Korea

New U.S. Army headquarters to open next week in South Korea

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SEOUL, June 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Forces in South Korea will leave its longtime base in central part of Seoul to a new headquarters, 70 kilometers south of the capital city next week. U.S. Forces Korea will hold an opening ceremony at its new Camp Humphreys in the city of Pyeongtaek on June 29, attended by U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, according to defense sources, Yonhap reported. The Eighth U.S. Army, which had been based in the Yongsan Garrison, moved to Camp Humphreys last year. U.S. Forces opened its base in Yongsan, central Seoul, in August 1945. The plan for relocation was agreed in 2004 between South Korea and the United States to combine scattered U.S. military bases across the country. Other key units in northern part of the country have already relocated to Pyeongtaek. Ma...
Army taps BAE for new Bradley vehicles

Army taps BAE for new Bradley vehicles

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June 15 (UPI) -- BAE Systems Land and Armaments has been awarded a contract for production of new Bradley vehicles, as well as procurement of spares and other equipment. The award, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $ 347 million under a fixed-price-incentive-fee contract for production of two models of Bradley vehicle and parts for legacy vehicles, the Pentagon said. BAE is being tapped for production of up to 473 Bradley M2A4 and M7A4 vehicles, as well as procurement of stockage list spares for the vehicles. BAE will also provide additional packages for legacy component repair using the M2A3, M7A3 and Operation Desert Storm-Situational Awareness vehicles as a baseline. Work on the contract will be conducted in York, Penn., and is expected to be comp...
Standing to attention: Rhian Sugden comes out of retirement for fully naked Army shoot

Standing to attention: Rhian Sugden comes out of retirement for fully naked Army shoot

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BODYINMIND.COM NAKED DREAM: Rhian Sugden caused jaws to drop with her naked pic While the big day which celebrates the best of the British Army and Navy isn't until June 30, Rhian has made sure everyone is in the celebratory mood.The blonde beauty has teamed up with Bodyinmind.com for an impossibly hot photoshoot.Taking off every single piece of clothing, the former Page 3 babe left almost nothing to the imagination.Sitting on the front of a Jeep, Rhian proudly flaunted her trim figure as she posed up a storm.  Rhian Sugden's sexiest pictures   Former page 3 babe Rhian Sugden strips down to some of the sexiest lingerie we have ever seen. ...
Army contracts with TCOM for aerostat surveillance work

Army contracts with TCOM for aerostat surveillance work

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May 21 (UPI) -- TCOM Limited Partnership has been awarded a contract by the Defense Department for services to support the Tethered Aerostat Radar System. The contract, awarded by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, is valued at more than $ 9.9 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price contract and taps the company for 30-yard aerostat survivability and other services, according to the Pentagon. The Tethered Aerostat Radar System, or TARS, is a low-level, airborne ground surveillance system that's used for active surveillance and early-warning base defense. Additionally, the contract provides "engineering and technical, logistics, and flight operations support services," the Pentagon said. Work on the contract will occur in Afghanistan and is expected to be complete in February 2019. ...