#MorningMonarchy: March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 Media Monarchy 0

Spook squad, bitcoin bubble and the West Virginia quiet zone + this day in history w/“Catch A Falling Star” and our song of the day by The New Pornographers on your Morning Monarchy for March 14, 2017.

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F-16 Flies With Empty Cockpit

September 26, 2013 Media Monarchy 0

from boeing.com: As a pilotless F-16 roared into the sky last week at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., members of Boeing’s QF-16 team and the U.S. Air Force celebrated. The flight represented the first unmanned

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Air Force Removes Drone Airstrike Numbers

March 10, 2013 Media Monarchy 0

Air Force Times reports in article, “AF removes RPA airstrike number from summary,” removal of airstrike numbers from its website: “As scrutiny and debate over the use of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) by the American


Iran Threatened By Possible US Air Force Mutiny

December 12, 2012 Xnihilator 0

Gordon Duff suggests in Press TV article, “Iran threatened by possible US Air Force mutiny,” that a “rogue element” may be operating outside US Air Force command structure?  The article reports intelligence chatter of a

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x-47b av-2 test flight is a success

December 1, 2011 Media Monarchy 0

Northrup Grumman’s Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstration program took a step forward with a successful test flight on Nov. 22 of the air vehicle 2 (AV-2). The AV-2 took off from Edwards AFB, CA

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x-37b initial mission near end?

November 25, 2010 Media Monarchy 0

The Air Force’s X-37B space plane may be near end of initial mission, reports CS Monitor article.  The spacecraft, also known as Orbital Test Vehicle 1, launched April 22nd and built for 270 day flights, suggests it

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launch of x-37b revisited

November 20, 2010 Media Monarchy 0

David Axe writes in “US Starting Asia Space Race?” April 22nd launch of X-37B robotic spacecraft into orbit by US Air Force counters China’s anti-satellite capability and goes a step further. “The X-37B, built by