Always Faster, Sometimes Safer

October 2008
Armada International;Oct/Nov2008 Complete Guide Supple, p1
This section offers news briefs on military aeronautics as of October 2008. The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in California has invited proposals for an Efficient Affordable Global-Lift Flight Demonstrator. The U.S. Air Force announces an effort aimed at replacing the service's 70-tonne Lockheed Martin (7-130) Hercules. The Russian Air Force is having some Ilvushin Il-76MDs brought by Vaso to 195-tonne 1l-76MD-90 standard with Perm PS-90A-76 turbofans.


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