Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- August 12, 2011

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Friday, August 12, 2011

Test Of Hypersonic Aircraft Fails Over Pacific Ocean -- L.A. Times



A test flight of an experimental aircraft capable of speeding through air at 20 times the speed of sound ended prematurely Thursday morning when the arrowhead-shaped plane failed and stopped sending back real-time data to engineers and scientists who were moderating the mission.



In the test flight, the aircraft, known as the Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2, was launched at 7:45 a.m. from Vandenberg Air Force Base, located northwest of Santa Barbara, into the upper reaches of Earth's atmosphere aboard an eight-story Minotaur IV rocket, made by Orbital Sciences Corp.



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MILITARY AND INTELLIGENCE NEWS BRIEFS



DARPA Hypersonic Vehicle Advances technical Knowledge -- DARPA



HTV-2 Loss - UPDATE -- Ares/Aviation Week



Gaza engineer describes Hamas rocket experiments -- Jerusalem Post



CIA tracked Canadian satellite data during Cold War
-- CTV



The Best of British: Hundreds of respectful mourners to salute fallen soldier at last-ever repatriation through Wootton Bassett -- Daily Telegraph



IDF looks to buy US equipment after withdrawal from Iraq
-- Jerusalem Post



Analysis: Pinched U.S. seen holding onto big Pacific presence -- Reuters



Following criticism, official says spy plane costs are dropping -- The Hill



Global Hawk to replace U-2 spy plane in 2015 -- Air Force Times



F-35 fighter strikes another major problem -- The Telegraph



The V-22 is Safer Than Helos, Effective, Says Man Who Wrote the Book -- Aol Defense



Army Beefs Up Humvee; More Armor, Bigger Payload -- Aol Defense



Electronic skin tattoo has medical, gaming, spy uses
-- Space War



The Army’s high hopes for its ‘energy task force’ -- DoD Buzz



The civilian victims of the CIA's drone war -- Clive Stafford Smith, The Guardian



Amos on drawdown: Could start in 2013 -- Marine Times



BAE May Make Purchases as U.S. Cuts Spur Defense Companies to Widen Reach -- Bloomberg



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