Af/Pak & Other News (6/12/2013)

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Georgia shuts 2 bases in Afghanistan after attacks:

http://www.ajc.com/ap/ap/top-news/motorcycle-bomb-kills-2-wounds-15-in-afghanistan/nYJQQ/



US General Dunford: 'Fight for Afghan rights not over':

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22867205



Bugti murder case: Quetta police team in Islamabad to arrest
Musharraf:

http://beta.dawn.com/news/1017757/bugti-murder-case-quetta-police-team-in-islamabad-to-arrest-musharraf



Report: Al-Qaida online magazine reportedly sabotaged by U.S.:

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/report-al-quaeda-online-magazine-disrupted-u-141415323.html



Damn, this Afghan Airstrip Practically Eats American Airplanes:

https://medium.com/war-is-boring/b5811e2523e8





India becomes eighth nation to operate C-17:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/picture-india-becomes-eighth-nation-to-operate-c-17-386986/





1,000 Kurdish soldiers desert Iraq army:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/1000_Kurdish_soldiers_desert_Iraq_army_999.html





Turkey's New Security Threat: Turks:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130611/DEFREG04/306110022/Turkey-s-New-Security-Threat-Turks





Activists: Syrian rebel attack kills 60 Shiites:

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2013/06/12/Activists-Syrian-rebel-attack-kills-60-Shiites.html



Three reasons why you can't trust the Western media on Syria:

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/misunderstood-syria/4746936





The Haifa Hack Comes Up Short:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htiw/articles/20130612.aspx





Ethiopia dismisses Egypt's 'psychological warfare' on dam:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30814:ethiopia-dismisses-egypts-psychological-warfare-on-dam&catid=87:border-security&Itemid=188




French Harfang UAVs Fly 100th Sortie Over Mali:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/145701/french-uavs-log-100-sorties-over-mali.html






France keen to buy 12 US Reaper drones: minister:

http://www.defencetalk.com/france-keen-to-buy-12-us-reaper-drones-minister-48079/




Lynx Wildcat Sea Trials:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/145706/lynx-wildcat-continues-sea-trials.html





Marines See Asian Allies as Their Best Weapon Against China:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=7c996cd7-cbb4-4018-baf8-8825eada7aa2&ID=1171&RootFolder=%2Fblog%2FLists%2FPosts




World War II LST Threatens China:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htintel/articles/20130612.aspx





Kaspersky Lab Uncovers Global Cyberespionage Network:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Kaspersky_Lab_Uncovers_Global_Cyberespionage_Network_999.html





LCS Freedom Underway From Singapore, Begins Exercises:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130612/DEFREG02/306120014/LCS-Freedom-Underway-From-Singapore-Begins-Exercises





Connecting the Dots on PRISM, Phone Surveillance, and the NSA’s
Massive Spy Center:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/06/nsa-prism-verizon-surveillance/



US Lawmakers Give Defense Contractors Reason to Sweat After PRISM
Leak:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130611/DEFREG02/306110023/US-Lawmakers-Give-Defense-Contractors-Reason-Sweat-After-PRISM-Leak



Google’s Real Secret Spy Program? Secure FTP:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/06/google-uses-secure-ftp-to-feds/




4 Reasons to Be Angrier That the NSA Is Tapping Your Phone:

http://www.cracked.com/quick-fixes/4-reasons-to-be-angrier-that-nsa-tapping-your-phone/



Satellite Program Finds Savings While Providing Critical Imagery:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/145702/usaf-touts-eagle-vision-satellite-imagery.html



USAF/SpaceX Agreement Prelude To Launch Certification Plan:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/asd_06_12_2013_p03-01-587289.xml



Elbit to Launch a Self-Protection System for UAS at Upcoming Paris Air
Show 2013:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/145708/elisra-to-unveil-uav-self_protection-suite.html



Navy to Equip Destroyers with Next-Gen Radar:

http://defensetech.org/2013/06/11/navy-to-equip-destroyers-with-next-gen-radar/



American SSN Fleet Shrinks:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htsub/articles/20130612.aspx



U.S. Navy to buy 99 Bell V-22s:

http://alert5.com/2013/06/12/u-s-navy-to-buy-99-bell-v-22s/





willshak

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Jun 12, 2013, 10:00:09 PM6/12/13
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dump...@hotmail.com wrote:

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> Damn, this Afghan Airstrip Practically Eats American Airplanes:
>
> https://medium.com/war-is-boring/b5811e2523e8

“The cause of the mishap was the pilot and co-pilot failed to identify
that the landing distance required to safely stop the aircraft exceeded
the runway length,” the Air Force concluded. Weather has also been
mentioned as a factor".

Who sent them to the runway that was too short for that aircraft?

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dott.Piergiorgio

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Jun 13, 2013, 11:17:41 AM6/13/13
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Il 13/06/2013 04:00, willshak ha scritto:
> dump...@hotmail.com wrote:
>
>>
>> Damn, this Afghan Airstrip Practically Eats American Airplanes:
>>
>> https://medium.com/war-is-boring/b5811e2523e8
>
> “The cause of the mishap was the pilot and co-pilot failed to identify
> that the landing distance required to safely stop the aircraft exceeded
> the runway length,” the Air Force concluded. Weather has also been
> mentioned as a factor".
>
> Who sent them to the runway that was too short for that aircraft?

well, US aerospace industry has wanted to hit hard the C-27/G.222 and
now....

Best regards from Italy,
dott. Piergiorgio.


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