Posts Tagged ‘Pentagon’

Rezwan Ferdaus mugshot.

RC Airplane Terror Plotter Sentenced to 17 Years

Rezwan Ferdaus, the man who plotted to fly bomb-laden radio-controlled planes into landmarks, has been sentenced to 17 years in prison.
by admin

The US Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight over the Chesapeake Bay. (Photo by US Navy)

Why the Pentagon’s New Fighter Jet Will Now Cost More Than $1 Trillion

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is slated to replace nearly all of the other tactical jets in the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. But getting there is going to be slow and expensive, as a new government report details.
by Cora Currier, ProPublica


Pentagon Report Confirms Afghanistan Helicopter Crash That Killed 38 Was Caused by Grenade

A helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan which killed nearly 40 Afghan and U.S. service members in August was caused by an insurgent-fired rocket-propelled grenade (RPG), according to a U.S. report.
by BNO News