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08 August 2007 Military News

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  • SECAF certifies synthetic fuel blends for B-52H AFPN 08 Aug 2007 -- Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne announced the completion of the Air Force's certification of the Fischer-Tropsch fuel blend in the B-52H Stratofortress during a signing ceremony here Aug. 8.
  • Elmendorf welcomes F-22 Raptor AFPN 08 Aug 2007 -- Elmendorf became the second operational base and the first Pacific Air Forces installation to receive the Air Force's new superiority fighter.
  • Rules change to require technicians to wear uniforms fulltime AFPN 08 Aug 2007 -- Air Force officials changed three instructions Aug. 7 to require all air reserve technicians to wear military uniforms rather than civilian clothes while working in civilian status
  • Partnership of the Americas Departs El Salvador Navy NewsStand 08 Aug 2007 -- USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) departed El Salvador Aug. 3 after completing a port visit during which crew members participated in a variety of theater security cooperation events.
  • Comfort Begins Humanitarian Operations in Peru Navy NewsStand 08 Aug 2007 -- Personnel attached to U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) unloaded medical equipment and set up sites for primary care for local citizens at Miguel Grau School and Sanchez Carrion, Peru, Aug. 6.
  • French Warship Commandant Blaison Rescues Mariners off Djibouti Coast Navy NewsStand 08 Aug 2007 -- French warship FS Commandant Blaison (F793), which is part of the coalition's Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, rescued two fishing dhow crew members Aug. 8, after their vessel sank 20 miles off the coast of Djibouti.
  • Pacific Partnership Arrives in Papua New Guinea Navy NewsStand 08 Aug 2007 -- After caring for more than 18,000 patients in the Philippines and Vietnam, the Pacific Partnership team arrived off the coast of Madang, Aug. 7 to continue its mission of providing humanitarian assistance throughout the Pacific Region.
  • Valiant Shield exercise brings services together AFPN 08 Aug 2007 -- Kadena-based units departed Okinawa Aug. 5 on their way to Guam to join fellow Airmen and sister services in the joint Exercise Valiant Shield which runs through Aug. 14.
  • Air Force technology helps put out fires faster AFPN 08 Aug 2007 -- Scientists at Tyndall AFB, Fla., have developed ultra high pressure water firefighting technology that has resulted in a smaller, leaner air transportable fire truck.
  • Air Force signs multiyear contract for F-22 AFPN 08 Aug 2007 -- Air Force officials here signed a production contract with Lockheed Martin Corp. to add 60 F-22 Raptors to the Air Force inventory by December 2011.
  • Ramstein Airmen support joint airdrop exercise AFPN 08 Aug 2007 -- Airmen flying a C-130 Hercules from the 37th Airlift Squadron here supported high altitude-low opening airdrop training exercise Aug. 2 near Banja Luka, Bosnia.
  • USNS Comfort Continues Humanitarian Mission AFPS 08 Aug 2007 -- Midway through its humanitarian assistance deployment to Latin America, the hospital ship USNS Comfort has met with success and a welcoming attitude as it provides medical and humanitarian assistance to countries in the region, the ship's commanders reported yesterday.
  • "Old Ironsides" to Undergo Repair Availability Navy NewsStand 08 Aug 2007 -- USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned ship in the Navy, will undergo a pierside repair availability commencing in October 2007.
  • Central Asia: SCO To Hold Largest Military Exercises To Date RFE/RL 08 Aug 2007 -- The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will begin counterterrorism exercises on August 9 that will involve some 6,500 troops from the organization's six members.
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 08 Aug 2007
  • Press Briefing by Tony Snow The White House 08 Aug 2007

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  • Astrium and Thales Alenia Space win Yahsat satellite communications contract Thales 08 Aug 2007 -- Al Yah Satellite Communications Company "Yahsat", a wholly owned subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, awarded a contract to a joint team of Astrium and Thales Alenia Space to build their US$ 1.66 billion (AED 6 Billion) dual satellite communications system ready for a launch in the second half of 2010.
  • Astrium and Thales Alenia Space win Yahsat satellite communications contract Thales 08 Aug 2007 -- Al Yah Satellite Communications Company "Yahsat", a wholly owned subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, awarded a contract to a joint team of Astrium and Thales Alenia Space to build their US$ 1.66 billion (AED 6 Billion) dual satellite communications system ready for a launch in the second half of 2010.



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