Tägliche Archive: 7. Mai 2012

Israeli Attack on Iran? Dire Consequences for India

The terror strike on an Israeli diplomat brought the Iran-Israel shadow war to the streets of Delhi. Any crisis in the Persian Gulf would dramatically escalate the price of oil and thereby seriously impact on the Indian and global economy. The price of oil could easily cross US$ 200 per […]

Austal sets keel of US Navy’s JHSV 3

Three Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSV) currently under construction On May 3, 2012, Austal held a keel-laying ceremony for the third Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), one of nine Austal-designed 103-metre US Navy Joint High Speed Vessels under contract with the US Navy.

U.S. Air Force General Expresses Confidence in F-22

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va., May 5, 2012 – The commander of the Air Force’s Air Combat Command met with reporters this week to discuss the national security imperative for the F-22 Raptor fighter jet, the status of efforts to identify a root cause for unexplained physiological incidents with the […]

Deutschland – Braucht Deutschland einen Flugzeugträger?

Flugzeug- und Helikopterträger sind nach wie vor nützlich. Auch für Deutschlands Marine besteht hier ein sicherheitspolitisch begründbarer Bedarf. Aber statt eines nationalen Einzelprojekts wäre ein gemeinsamer europäischer Träger sinnvoller. Allein schon als starkes Signal nach außen.


USA – US Military contracts for FY12

NAVY New Cingular Wireless Services, Inc., doing business as AT&T Mobility, Hanover, Md., (N00244-12-D-0014); Sprint Communications Co., L.P., doing business as Sprint, Reston, Va. (N00244-12-D-0015); and Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, N.J. (N00244-12-D-0016), are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract for domestic and international […]