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US and Boeing manage to refuel a fighter with a drone in flight for the first time
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US and Boeing manage to refuel a fighter with a drone in flight for the first time

The United States Navy and Boeing have shown that refueling in the air is possible. During a test flight, they employed a UCAM MQ-25 T1 aircraft that extended a hose to safely transfer fuel to the F / A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet mid-flight. Rear admiral Brian Corey, Supervisor of the Executive Office of the Navy's Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons Program, has explained they will work "side by side with Boeing to deliver this capability that will greatly enhance the future air wing of the aircraft carrier”.The presidenta y CEO de Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Leanne Caret, has added, for its part, that this event is "historical" Y "a merit”Of the Navy and its team. W...
Sentimental scam in Lleida: he impersonated a US general and took 118,000 euros from the victim
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Sentimental scam in Lleida: he impersonated a US general and took 118,000 euros from the victim

The Mossos d'Esquadra have detected a new case of sentimental scam, specifically from one known as the 'fake military', in the regions of Lleida this weekend. He posed as a soldier and, after gaining the trust of the victim, managed to admit him until 118.000 euros.The victim received a friend request a few months ago from social media of a supposed general of the United States Army with Spanish nationality, who was on a humanitarian mission in Afghanistan. After a few first contacts through the social network, the contact continued by instant messaging. Despite never speaking on the phone, he asked her to leave everything to start a romantic relationship. It is at this time that the false mi...
Pentagon tracks runaway Chinese rocket returning to Earth
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Pentagon tracks runaway Chinese rocket returning to Earth

The US Pentagon tracks a large Chinese rocket that is out of control and that will return to Earth's atmosphere this weekend, which raises concern about where their debris can impact.According to American media, Chinese Long March 5B rocket is expected to enter Earth's atmosphere "around May 8", according to a statement from Defense Department spokesman Mike Howard, who said that US Space Command is tracking the rocket's trajectory.The "exact point of entry into Earth's atmosphere" The rocket cannot be identified for a few hours when it re-enters, Howard said.The 18th US Space Control Squadron will provide daily updates on the rocket's location via the Space Track website, the media added. ...
A gay pilot leaves the Navy after being harassed by his teammates
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A gay pilot leaves the Navy after being harassed by his teammates

US Navy Lieutenant Adam Adamski had been in this military for six years and, although for most of this time he claims to have felt supported as an openly homosexual pilot, an incident in 2019 has forced him to leave. In November of that year, Adamski was invited to a party in a hotel and, when he returned to his room, he noticed something different "the television had moved, as if it were on a pivot to look towards the door," says the pilot in an interview with the American media KPBS. "I saw my white clothes hanging on and around the TV and there was hardcore gay porn."Adamski says. The pilot explains that he did not feel as if a harmless prank had been played on him, but felt t...