US Coast Guard HC-130 takes off from Lajes Air Base in the Azores. (Photo by João Eduardo Sequeira via wikipedia, CC-BY-SA)

Coast Guard Buys Three Lockheed Martin HC-130J Airplanes

The US Coast Guard has ordered three new Lockheed Martin HC-130J airplanes to augment its surveillance and search and rescue capabilities.
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An OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter from the 1st Infantry Division. (Photo by SSgt Shane A. Cuomo/US Army)

Taliban Commander Arrested for Shooting Down US Chopper

Coalition forces arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a US helicopter, killing two American soldiers.
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India Buys 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Military Transports for $4.1 Billion

The government of India on Monday announced the purchase of 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III's for approximately $4.1 billion.
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Iran Shot Down American Drone Plane, Claims Iran

The Iranian military on Sunday claimed it had shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone in the country's east near the border with Afghanistan, although U.S. and NATO officials believe it may have crashed by itself.
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Royal Norwegian Air Force C-130 on display in Oslo

Missing Norwegian Military Plane Found in Northern Sweden

Swedish forces late Friday afternoon discovered possible debris from a Norwegian military transport plane which went missing over the Scandinavian Mountains on Thursday, officials said.
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