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  • USAF Or NATO Should Snap Up The RAF's Retiring R1 Sentinel Radar Planes

    06/16/2017 9:01:12 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 10 replies
    The Drive ^ | JUNE 16, 2017 | TYLER ROGOWAY
    The Royal Air Force is being forced to give up one of its most powerful surveillance assets—its fleet of five Sentinel R1 ground targeting radar planes—due to competing budgetary priorities and yet another round of governmental cost saving measures. The R1 fleet has "been on borrowed time" fiscally for most its relatively short service life, but the final decision to axe the planes once and for all seems to have finally occurred, and they will be phased by the end of the decade. Although this is a major blow to UK Ministry of Defense's portfolio of capabilities, it is an...
  • Newspaper Editor Sues Readers for Defaming Her Character

    07/17/2013 3:46:14 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 13 replies ^ | 7-17-2013 | Randy Hall
    Here's something you don't see every day: a newspaper editor suing six readers for $25,000 in damages including “humiliation, mortification and embarrassment,” “sleeplessness and anxiety” and “mental anguish.” The lawsuit was filed last year by Lori Kilchermann, general manager and editor of the Ionia Sentinel-Standard in Michigan, for running a photograph taken two years earlier during a GOP fund-raising event at a barn in Ionia County, along with a story about a methamphetamine bust in the same structure on Feb. 10, 2012. The picture on the Sentinel-Standard website showed Republican candidates Rick Snyder and Brian Calley, along with Kristy Cuttle,...
  • Iran Shows Decoded Video from Captured American Drone

    02/06/2013 6:59:25 PM PST · by James C. Bennett · 21 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | Feb 6, 2013 | Sam Biddle
    If this is what it looks like, this is bad for everyone who isn't Iran: after claiming the capture of a downed, super-advanced American drone in 2011, we now have what looks like decoded video straight from its brain. The video, which The Aviationist's David Cenciotti says is indeed shot "from the FLIR turret of the RQ-170" Sentinel drone, clearly shows Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan—a vital limb of the American military presence in the region. Fears over the drone's capture had been tempered by the fact that any onboard data would either be damaged or encrypted beyond the point of...
  • Warren Pollock & Ann (Barnhardt) on The Endgame (financial ponzis)

    08/14/2012 4:55:18 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 11 replies
    Barnhardt.Biz ^ | 8-14-12 | Ann Barnhardt
    Hardcore stuff here. We cover the Sentinel Ruling destroying the notion of Customer Segregated Funds, FDIC "insurance", the forthcoming nationalizaion of your savings, the farce of electoral politics, and the inevitibility of collapse and the mere goal of simply leaving a record that not everyone in this culture was an emotional child unable to deal with objective, mathematical reality. Warning: Lots of crazy eyes and my patented Extreme Facial Expressions™ magnified by a somewhat choppy Skype connection. A Matter of Records: ANN BARNHARDT, WARREN POLLOCK (MUST see) (Sentinel Federal Appeals Court Ruling - 8-9-12)
  • Merits of Sentinel Radar Touted, as Axe Looms (British radar)

    04/09/2012 10:56:46 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 4 replies
    AIN Online ^ | April 6, 2012 | Chris Pocock
    Merits of Sentinel Radar Touted, as Axe Looms Officials from Raytheon UK and personnel from the Royal Air Force (RAF) are emphasizing the excellent performance of the Sentinel R.1 Airborne Stand-Off Radar (Astor) system over Afghanistan and Libya. They are hoping that the UK Ministry of Defence will reverse its 2010 decision to withdraw the ground surveillance system, which flies on five Bombardier Global Express business jets, after most British troops leave Afghanistan in 2014. Operating from Akrotiri airbase, Cyprus, RAF Sentinels flew more than 2,000 hours during NATO’s Libyan air campaign. They collected wide-area and spot-scene moving-target and synthetic...
  • Can we trust the Sentinel & Enterprise to cover the Catholic Church?

    03/24/2012 7:31:58 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 5 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | March 24, 2012 | Paul Melanson
    Professor James Hitchcock has said that many in the media belong to a "self-defined 'enlightened' class who claim the right to judge other people's beliefs, even when they do not understand those beliefs, a claim which clearly contradicts the same enlightened class's constant sermons about 'respect' and 'understanding.' Their favorite cause is 'sexual freedom' and nothing sets off their alarm bells faster than the suggestion that chastity may have some value...Religious believers are continually accused of trying to impose their beliefs on others, which in reality means resisting having secular beliefs imposed on them...The enlightened class obviously does not understand...
  • The 'Beast of Kandahar' Stealth Aircraft Quietly Resurfaces in New Pics

    01/25/2011 10:52:17 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 17 replies
    Popular Science ^ | 1/25/2011 | Clay Dillow
    All of a sudden it was there, but then like any good stealth aircraft it vanished. Now the “Beast of Kandahar” has resurfaced in new photos, spurring aviation and defense wonks to once again speculate about the function and purpose of such a stealthy-looking unmanned aerial system. The Beast, also known as the Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel, first appeared in 2009 in the skies over Kandahar in Afghanistan. It was later revealed to be a product of Lockheed’s Skunk Works and property of the U.S. Air Force, but that’s about all that was revealed. What the RQ-170 is designed to...
  • £1bn 'spy jets' join RAF squadron

    02/11/2009 2:17:24 AM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 3 replies · 554+ views
    BBC World News ^ | Wednesday, 11 February 2009 | Peter Jackson
    "Spy planes" that could help detect roadside bombs from seven-and-a-half miles above the ground have just entered squadron service after successful trials in Afghanistan. How effective would they be in fighting the Taleban and saving lives? At almost £1bn for five, the Sentinel R1 jet does not come cheap, but the Ministry of Defence (MoD) hopes its latest "eye in the sky" will have a real impact. The twin-engined plane carries some of the world's most sophisticated radar equipment, allowing it to detect and track enemy movement over huge areas.
  • Orlando Sentinel endorses Barack Obama for president

    10/19/2008 1:33:03 PM PDT · by pleikumud · 13 replies · 462+ views
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | 10/19/2008 | Editorial
    In contrast to Mr. McCain, Democrat Barack Obama has exceeded our expectations during this campaign. He has demonstrated sound judgment and grace under pressure. Because we are now more confident in his ability to steer America through the rough waters ahead, the Orlando Sentinel is endorsing Barack Obama for president.
  • Rush blasts 'bigots' at Milwaukee 'Urinal' Sentinel

    11/03/2005 4:11:44 PM PST · by cougar_mccxxi · 24 replies · 1,336+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | November 3, 2005 | WND
    An editorial by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel suggesting Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is not a real black is being blasted by radio giant Rush Limbaugh, who is calling the newspaper's editors "bigoted" and "Stalinist."

    11/16/2004 4:20:28 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 9 replies · 994+ views
    Forged documents. Questionable sources. A journalist out to prove her case, not the truth. A prestigious national media outlet desperate to save its reputation. In the wake of the CBS network's stunning display of media bias, questions emerge: how widespread is this phenomenon in the media and what is the effect? What recourse is available to the targets of media bias? The Media Research Center (web site) has studied the problem of media bias for years. Brent Bozell, chairman of the MRC once wrote, "With the political preferences of the press no longer secret, members of the media argued while...
  • 'Jayson Blair' incident at California paper

    06/24/2003 11:38:38 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 3 replies · 201+ views ^ | Wednesday, June 25, 2003
    Call it a Jayson Blair incident in the West. Like the New York Times but on a smaller scale, the Santa Cruz, Calif., Sentinel has been forced to print three front-page mea culpas after printing a story on government oversight of nonprofits that was chock full of "factual errors." The piece, published on June 15, "suffered from an inadequate explanation of the financial health of some agencies," explained Editor Tom Honig in a correction story the paper ran Saturday. "On this page," wrote Honig, "Managing Editor Donald Miller has provided a third list of inaccuracies, for which we apologize not...