Libyans called to unite after Benghazi attack

Libyans called to unite after Benghazi attack

TRIPOLI, Libya, March 18 (UPI) -- The U.N. mission in Libya said Tuesday Libyans need to rally around state institutions for the sake of security following Monday's bombing in Benghazi.

Ex-Dodgers great Sandy Koufax OK after blow to head

GLENDALE, Ariz., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Retired Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax says he's fine after being hit in the head with a line drive during a Los Angeles Dodgers spring training session.

A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

Fans of Kentucky Derby preps have another treat in store this weekend with four on tap, all conveniently a day before the Super Bowl.

Indiana man allegedly had 48 bombs, 4 guns in car in Ohio

LONDON, Ohio, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- An Indiana man pulled over for speeding in Ohio had 48 bombs and four guns in his car, authorities allege.
Israeli jets strike Gaza in response to attacks

Israeli jets strike Gaza in response to attacks

JERUSALEM, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The Israeli air force struck the Gaza Strip overnight in response to rockets fired hours earlier into southern Israel, the Israeli military said.

USAF taps DynCorp for continued aircraft maintenance

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has exercised a fourth-year option of a contract with DynCorp International for aircraft maintenance support at a training facility in Texas.

Four sailors face court martial in deaths at Navy 'Super Pond'

ABERDEEN, Md., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Four members of an elite Navy diving unit face court martial in the deaths of two of its members at a training facility in Maryland, a Navy spokesman says.

Vikings' Wilfs to appeal $85 million award won by business ex-partners

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings President Mark Wilf said Wednesday his family plans to appeal the $85 million a judge awarded their former partners in a real estate project.

Australia grants highest certification to CAE simulator

BRISBANE, Australia, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The Australian Defense Force Airworthiness Authority has given CAE's KC-30A full-flight and mission simulator its highest qualification for flight simulators.
NASA, DHS to demo victim-locator device

NASA, DHS to demo victim-locator device

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A device that will help first responders find live victims of disasters or accidents trapped under rubble is being developed by U.S. government agencies.

Dallas Cowboys to move offices to Frisco, Texas

FRISCO, Texas, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The Dallas Cowboys said Tuesday they will move their headquarters and training facilities to Frisco, Texas, about 30 miles from the current offices in Irving.

Fire breaks out at 'Blues Brother' prison in Illinois

JOLIET, Ill., July 25 (UPI) -- Firefighters said they battled a blaze Thursday that broke out at a building at Joliet (Ill.) Correctional Facility, which was featured in "The Blues Brothers."

L-3 Link opens C-17 training site

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 16 (UPI) -- A new training facility for U.S. Air Force C-17 crews has been opened at a base in Ohio by L-3 Link Simulation & Training.

Toni Linhart, former Baltimore Colts kicker, dead at 70

BALTIMORE, May 13 (UPI) -- Toni Linhart, the Baltimore Colts kicker whose field goal in the fog defeated the Miami Dolphins 10-7 in overtime in 1975, has died, officials said.

Navy commander relieved of duties after divers' deaths during training

BALTIMORE, May 9 (UPI) -- A Navy commander in charge of two sailors who drowned at a Maryland training facility has been relieved of duties and may face charges, officials said.

Obama: Sexual assault perpetrators to be 'rooted out' of the military

WASHINGTON, May 7 (UPI) -- President Obama said Tuesday his administration must "exponentially step up our game" to root out perpetrators of sexual assault in the U.S. military.

Air Force's sexual assault point man charged with sexual assault

ARLINGTON, Va., May 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force's head of sexual assault prevention was arrested and charged with sexual battery for allegedly drunkenly groping a woman he didn't know.

Australia unveils its F-35 JSF 'Iron Bird'

CANBERRA, Australia, April 26 (UPI) -- Australia will use a full-scale F-35A Joint Strike Fighter model to study the effects of electromagnetic compatibility and interference on the aircraft.

Australia opens LHD training certer

CANBERRA, Australia, April 24 (UPI) -- The Australian navy, in collaboration with BAE Systems, has opened a training facility for Landing Helicopter Dock ships.

Australia opens Gaza Ridge vehicle facility

CANBERRA, Australia, April 18 (UPI) -- Australia officially opened its new LAND 21 maintenance training facility at the Gaza Ridge Barracks near Bandiana in northern Victoria state.

Foreign firms expand in Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 11 (UPI) -- U.S. and European defense and aerospace companies are expanding their footprint in Latin America with partnerships and operations.

CAE gains $128M in military contracts

MONTREAL, April 4 (UPI) -- Canadian modeling and simulation company CAE has received $128 million in contracts for on U.S. and Australian military projects.

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Report: Yankees, Angels in deal for Wells

Report: Yankees, Angels in deal for Wells

TEMPE, Ariz., March 24 (UPI) -- The New York Yankees will acquire outfielder Vernon Wells from the Los Angeles Angels in a trade, MLB.com reported Sunday.
7 Marines killed, 8 hurt in Nev. blast

7 Marines killed, 8 hurt in Nev. blast

RENO, Nev., March 19 (UPI) -- A mortar exploded during a live-fire training exercise at an Army munitions depot in Nevada, killing seven Marines , the military said.
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