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The US authorizes the sale of anti-radiation missiles to Australia.

The US authorizes the sale of anti-radiation missiles to Australia.

Australia has been approved by the US State Department to purchase AGM-88E2 missiles, which are expected to cost US$94 million. In the western Pacific, Australia is one of the most significant allies. The interest of the US to assist the development and creation of a new self-defense force.

Eliminating an opponent’s radar prevents them from using their air defence, increasing their operational aircraft’s durability, and makes it easier for them to integrate their technology into their military services.

It is being urged that sales of and missiles for the electronics assault EA-18G Growler aircraft would improve  the current and future efforts. Australia will make use of its ability to boost home defence and won’t have any trouble integrating more missiles into its armed services.

11 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet EA-18G electronic warfare variants are in service with the RAAF. In 2017, the DSCA cleared the sale of 110 anti-radiation missiles to Australia.

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Korean Air Rolls Out Next-Generation Business Class: ‘Prestige Suites 2.0’

Korean Air Rolls Out Next-Generation Business Class: ‘Prestige Suites 2.0’

Korean Air has introduced its latest business class offering, the Prestige Suites 2.0, set to make its debut aboard the airline’s new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner fleet.

This new product marks a significant upgrade from the previous Collins Apex forward-facing staggered seats, known as Prestige Suites. The Prestige Suites 2.0 is designed in a staggered 1-2-1 configuration, ensuring each passenger direct aisle access and ample privacy.

The seats offer 46 inches of pitch, 21 inches of width, and can be transformed into a flat bed measuring between 78.2 and 79.2 inches. A standout feature of these seats is the inclusion of privacy doors that stand 52 inches high, offering a more secluded experience even when positioned closer to the aisle.

Tech-savvy travelers will appreciate the suite’s cutting-edge features, which include a 23.8-inch ultra-high-definition entertainment monitor, 60W USB-C charging, AC power outlets, and wireless charging capabilities.

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Moreover, Korean Air’s Boeing 787-10s will be the first in the fleet to offer Wi-Fi, enhancing connectivity for passengers. The new business class seats come with a range of amenities aimed at maximizing comfort and convenience. These include a storage cubby, a handheld remote, USB-C charging ports, and universal outlets.

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The wireless charging pad is a notable highlight, reflecting the suite’s advanced technological integration. The layout of the Prestige Suites 2.0 comprises 10 rows of seats in a 1-2-1 arrangement, specifically rows 7-16 in the business class cabin. The cabin is flanked by lavatories and galleys at both the front and the rear, ensuring easy access for all passengers.

A striking departure from Korean Air’s traditional design, the new seats feature a bold brown color palette. This is a significant change from the airline’s iconic Morning Calm blue and bright white interiors.

The new design incorporates semi-matte deep brown side consoles with metallic tops, brushed coppery-almond cabinet doors, and textured tan interior shrouds, giving the cabin a modern and sophisticated look.

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