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S’PORE QUIETLY EXPANDS ITS F-15SG FLEET FROM 24 TO 40

According to Jane’s Information Group, an authoritative publishing company specialising in military and aerospace affairs, Singapore has been quietly expanding its F-15 fleet from 24 to 40 [Link]. Jane’s came to the conclusion that Singapore has increased its F-15 fleet after going through Boeing financial statements, aircraft registration filings, and US congressional reports. F-15 is built by Boeing. Singapore originally bought 12 F-15SGs – with an option for eight more – under a contract signed in December 2005. In October 2007 the city-state modified this option by buying 12 more to give it a total of 24.

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MALAYSIAN PLANE CARRYING 295 PASSENGERS CRASHES IN UKRAINE

Interfax news agency are claiming that a Malaysian passenger plane has crashed in Ukraine, near the Russian border. "A Boeing Malaysian Airlines that was fyling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur began to descend about 50km before entering Russian airspace, and was subsequently found burning on the ground in Ukraine," an aviation source told Interfax.

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