Af/Pak & Other News (7/6/2012)

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Jul 6, 2012, 6:44:42 PM7/6/12
Pakistan to scan all NATO containers:

Gunmen kill 18 bus passengers in Pakistan: police:

Long shot: Artillery battery sets lethal record:

US drones kill 17 'militants' in North Waziristan strike:

Pikes Defeat Bombs:

Iraq car bomb against anti-Qaeda fighter kills six:

Game-changer? General, close friend of Assad deserts Syria for France:

Turkey pays tribute to pilots shot down by Syria:

Syria activists: 25 killed as army takes city:

Libya: Helicopter downed, killing election worker:

Gadhafi-Era Spy Tactics Quietly Restarted in Libya:

NATO to Strengthen Ability to Act with Global Partners:

British to accept first F-35B on July 19:

Romania: Lawmakers vote to impeach president:

Philippine Air Force to get new warplanes by 2014:

Norinco's new Arrow hits market and hints at export drive:

F-15Js scrambled to intercept Tu-22s carrying anti-ship missiles:

Second Australian LHD Launched:

'Vast majority' of Eurofighter production could be made available to

Guess who's coming to Red Flag? If you said the Russians, you're

High Speed, High Value: The X3 Hybrid Helo Demos At Huntsville:

Air Force Wants Apps for Training Flyboys:

DARPA's Phoenix -- Satellites Will Need a Donor Card:

Raytheon and US Navy Begin MALD-J Super Hornet Integration:

Drone Hijacking? That’s Just the Start of GPS Troubles:

AFRL Moves Ahead on Bunker-Buster for F-35:


Jul 7, 2012, 9:40:19 AM7/7/12
Il 07/07/2012 00:44, ha scritto:

> Long shot: Artillery battery sets lethal record:

for *really* now... in a very recent conference the CSM of Italian Navy
has anticipated the formal request of doing coast shelling
(coincidentally, aside Nave Bersagliere, Nave Margottini is starting the
final trials, so I suspect that this record ends beaten soon....)


Best regards from Italy,
dott. Piergiorgio.

Jim Wilkins

Jul 7, 2012, 2:01:23 PM7/7/12

"dott.Piergiorgio" <> wrote in message
The Italian battleship Giulio Cesare participated in a previous
long-range hit record:



Jul 10, 2012, 7:58:12 AM7/10/12
Il 07/07/2012 20:01, Jim Wilkins ha scritto:

> The Italian battleship Giulio Cesare participated in a previous
> long-range hit record:

whose was a lost opportunity for RN; I remain convinced that a Tovey, or
Somerville, or Holland will have exploited the stroke of luck... for me
ABC remain the worst RN Admiral.
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