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Space experts and analysts say the DOD's anti-missile and anti-satellite planning could benefit from efforts to shoot down a spy satellite that contains hazardous rocket fuel.
The minister reportedly took the view that it would be justified to shoot down hijacked passenger aircraft if the threat to Germany was considered severe.
He added, though, that he had never heard of an instance in which a pilot or air-defense operator hesitated to shoot down an airliner in drills, noting that those selected for such roles undergo frequent psychological screening and testing on the procedures to ensure that all rules are followed.
He warned there would be consequences, and Russian officials said Turkey's willingness to shoot down the Russian jet showed the country was supporting ISIS.
Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin told reporters at UN headquarters in New York that Russia did not shoot down the Ukrainian fighter jet.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A number of opposition lawmakers in Pakistan called on the government to shoot down remotely operated American aircraft.
Like any uber-action hero, Rico can do anything -- he can drive or fly all kinds of vehicles, defy death with a variety of stunts and shoot down packs of armed enemies in droves.
A new Indian law will allow aviation authorities to shoot down commercial aircraft if the aircraft is flown by hijackers toward a strategic location.
Indeed, many are also reserve military pilots who might someday be ordered to shoot down a hijacked airliner because none of the flight deck crew of the civilian plane are armed.
These "bedcheck Charlies" created little radar image and flew too low and slow for our jets, which were designed for high-speed dog-fights, to shoot down.
military plans to try to shoot down a simulated ballistic missile launched from a ship by intercepting it with a rocket fired from Hawaii, according to AP.
THE US yesterday announced it is planning to shoot down an out-of-control spy satellite expected to hit the Earth early next month.
In the midst of this turmoil, Canadian collaborators John Gray and Eric Peterson constructed a clean-cut, Anglophone national identity in the person of World War I fighter pilot Billy Bishop: scrappy, strong-jawed, defiant -- a mischievous small-town boy who could shoot down those Huns like a kid on a turkey hunt.