Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Source says J-STARS aircraft may have been sabotaged at contractor location
The Warner Robins Patriot ^ | September 25, 2012 | Gene Rector

Posted on 09/25/2012 7:48:20 PM PDT by Never on my watch

Joint STARS aircraft undergoing work at a contractor facility may have been sabotaged.

A tersely worded statement issued by Robins Air Force Base on Tuesday indicated that workers at Northrup Grumman’s Lake Charles, La., facility have discovered severed wires on an E-8C jet.

“To ensure the integrity of the maintenance process, we are working with Northrop Grumman to get to the root cause,” the statement added. “The matter is currently under investigation and more details will be released as they become available.”

(Excerpt) Read more at warnerrobinspatriot.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; US: Georgia; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: afb; e8; e86; jointstars; jstars; louisiana; northrupgrumman; robins; robinsafb; saboteur
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-30 next last
Has anybody else heard about this? I caught the end of the clip on the radio. This is the only news story I could find.
1 posted on 09/25/2012 7:48:26 PM PDT by Never on my watch
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: Never on my watch
Covered wagon or Helping Hand incident?

/johnny

2 posted on 09/25/2012 7:50:46 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Shimmer1

ping


3 posted on 09/25/2012 7:56:31 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1344 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Never on my watch

They could start by finding out how many American Islamoterrorists have clearances to work on the planes.


4 posted on 09/25/2012 7:57:34 PM PDT by Carl Vehse
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Never on my watch

Send that work to us and you won’t have those issues.


5 posted on 09/25/2012 7:59:21 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Never on my watch

Grandma, meant well, so after she recovered from her art restoration project, she's moved on to jet maintenance. She just needs some practice.../s

6 posted on 09/25/2012 8:00:23 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: null and void

Thank you for pinging me to this. I hadn’t heard about it.
S.


7 posted on 09/25/2012 8:02:22 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (It's not what I do but the way I do it, it's not what I say but the way I say it. (Mae West))
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: JRandomFreeper

Not a Broken Arrow or Bent Spear.


8 posted on 09/25/2012 8:03:03 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: Never on my watch

Don’t hire Moslems for defense contract jobs.

That warning will fall on deaf ears, but it needs to be said.


9 posted on 09/25/2012 8:04:43 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: boomop1
Amazing how fast the training comes back.

/johnny

10 posted on 09/25/2012 8:06:26 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 8 | View Replies]

To: Carl Vehse
Union employees.

My brother used to find union saboteurs had stuffed hammers, bolts and other whatsits into the moving parts of F-15 engines from time to time. The test engineers had to go over the engines very carefully before running tests because of infantile union workers.

11 posted on 09/25/2012 8:08:46 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 4 | View Replies]

To: Cvengr

Grandma’s got lawyers now and is actually thinking about suing people who have been reproducing her “art” on tee shirts and mugs.


12 posted on 09/25/2012 8:12:40 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]

To: Never on my watch

Someone who despises the Commander-In-Chief? THAT COULD BE ANYBODY!!


13 posted on 09/25/2012 8:12:57 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: piasa

Grandma committed a sacrilege.


14 posted on 09/25/2012 8:14:54 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]

To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Someone who despises the Commander-In-Chief?

There's that racism again.

15 posted on 09/25/2012 8:24:15 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (I can haz CW 2 now?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 13 | View Replies]

To: Never on my watch

I haven’t heard about this but I worked at Boeing Everett plant and it happened up there. From disgruntled workers I suppose. It cost Boeing allot of money to repair this.


16 posted on 09/25/2012 8:28:56 PM PDT by tallyhoe
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: piasa

I call BS.


17 posted on 09/25/2012 8:33:39 PM PDT by TankerKC (If Mitt Romney is elected, everyone in the US will die!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

To: Cvengr

I don’t get the significance of the picture; who drew it and how does it relate to the story?


18 posted on 09/25/2012 8:42:46 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]

To: WildHighlander57
An amateur was hired to restore a masterpiece. Here's the before and after: Image and video hosting by TinyPic
19 posted on 09/25/2012 8:50:51 PM PDT by DrGunsforHands
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 18 | View Replies]

To: Never on my watch

Scary!


20 posted on 09/25/2012 8:54:09 PM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-30 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson