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Russia to join military drills with Canada


August 25th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS) A group from the Russian armed forces will take part in the military drills with the US and Canada to be held next Monday in North ... Read more...

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US warplanes to hold drills


May 18th, 2012 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US military will hold air drills over Chicago Friday to ensure security ahead of a NATO summit there, an official said."Providing the air defence ... Read more...

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US ready to provide Russia with missile shield details


November 21st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US is ready to provide Russia with technical specifics of interceptor missiles of the European missile defence system, Russia's Kommersant daily said Monday, citing ... Read more...

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Fighter jet intercepts small plane near Camp David


September 4th, 2011 - 3:42 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A fighter jet on late Friday afternoon intercepted a small plane near Camp David in Maryland, where U.S. President Barack Obama is spending the holiday weekend, officials ... Read more...

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Russia, US, Canada to hold anti-terror exercise


August 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian, American and Canadian air forces will hold a joint anti-terrorism exercise Aug 8-11, a top Russian official said Monday.The Russian Air Force and ... Read more...

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NORAD fighter jets respond to passenger plane near D.C.


January 29th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Two fighter jets responded to Washington, D.C. on late Friday morning when a small passenger plane failed to make contact with air traffic control, according to the ... Read more...

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Norway clean chit to Grameen Bank on funds transfer


December 9th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 9 (IANS) Norway has given a clean chit to Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus' Grameen Bank that was charged with embezzlement and unauthorised transfer of funds of a Norwegian aid ... Read more...

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Mystery After Missile Fired Off California


November 10th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mysterious tail of vapor, that colored the sky of Los Angeles yesterday is still a big mystery. Although it did not look like an apparent ... Read more...

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Pentagon probing missile firing off California coast


November 10th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington < Nov.10 (ANI): The Pentagon is trying to find out if a missile was fired off the California coast, and who launched it. The US Navy, Air Force, and other military ... Read more...

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Fighter jets escorting passenger plane to JFK


October 30th, 2010 - 2:12 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) on Friday said it is escorting a passenger aircraft over the United States "out of an abundance of caution," as ... Read more...

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Shiny objects hovering over Chelsea spark UFO speculation


October 14th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 14 (ANI): Chelsea got its round of its excitement after a dozen shiny objects were seen hovering in the skies, sparking speculations of UFOs on the West Side.The NYPD ... Read more...

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Aircraft violates Air Force One airspace


August 18th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Seattle (US), Aug.18 (ANI): Fighter jets were scrambled to intercept an aircraft that had violated restricted airspace around Air Force One as President Barack Obama visited Seattle on Tuesday.Politico quoted North ... Read more...

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US, Russia to conduct first joint defence exercise


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Russia will hold their first-ever joint air defence exercise Aug 8-11, aimed at testing their anti-terrorism systems with a staged plane hijacking. The exercise, codenamed ... Read more...

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Canada-Russia airspace ’showdown’ over Arctic


July 31st, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 31 (IANS) In yet another incident reminiscent of the Cold War, Canada Friday revealed that two Russian bombers were intercepted trying to enter its airspace.Defence officials in ... Read more...

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U.S. fighter jets intercept aircraft along Mexican border in Arizona


May 17th, 2010 - 4:27 am ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) - Two NORAD fighter jets intercepted ultralight aircraft along the Arizona/Mexico border on Sunday morning, local media reported.KKTV-TV reports that the event occurred approximately at 6:10 a.m. Arizona ... Read more...

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Bomb threat on Canada-bound plane proves to be hoax


May 16th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 16 (IANS) A Canada-bound passenger aircraft from Kuala Lumpur was escorted by fighter jets to the international airport here after it received a bomb threat. Two CF18 Hornet jets were sent ... Read more...

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Fighter jets escort Cathay Pacific Airways flight over phoned-in threat


May 16th, 2010 - 6:38 am ICT by BNO News
VANCOUVER (BNO NEWS) -- Two fighter jets escorted a Cathay Pacific Airways flight until it landed at Vancouver International Airport after someone phoned in a threat."We had two CF18 Hornet fighters that ... Read more...

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Small plane crashes near Muncie, Indiana


October 1st, 2009 - 1:02 am ICT by BNO News
MUNCIE, INDIANA (BNO NEWS) – A small plane crashed in Indiana on Wednesday after its pilot failed to respond to radio calls, officials told BNO News.The plane went down in a ... Read more...

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Pilot in custody after landing stolen Cessna in Missouri following long air pursuit


April 7th, 2009 - 10:48 am ICT by admin
UNITED STATES / CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- A Cessna 172 airplane was reported stolen from a flight school in Thunder Bay, Canada on Monday afternoon, illegally entered U.S. airspace and has ... Read more...

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US, South Korea say North Korean satellite launch fails


April 5th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul/Washington, April 5 (DPA) Media reports in the US and South Korea said Sunday that North Korea had failed to place a satellite into orbit with its rocket launching earlier in the ... Read more...

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Palin has no role in guarding US airspace as Alaska Governor


October 1st, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): The Alaska Governor and John McCaina running mate, Sarah Palin, has no command authority over the guardians of US airspace despite her recent suggestion in an interview ... Read more...

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