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Kuwait continues oil spill examinations

Aug. 16 (UPI) — Kuwait’s government said Iran has verified there were no reports of oil spilled from its tanker or pipelines following reports of Persian Gulf sheen. Kuwait reported an oil spill of its southern coast during the weekend. Reports of sheen and oil-stained beaches were near where Kuwait …

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U.S. plans sale from Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Aug. 16 (UPI) — The U.S. Department of Energy said it plans to sell some of the oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the world’s largest emergency supply of oil. The department’s Office of Fossil Energy said the sale from the federally-owned stockpile was scheduled for late August. The office …

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Saab training systems for Estonian Army

Aug. 16 (UPI) — The Estonian Army has ordered additional BT46 gunnery and combat training simulators from Saab for delivery next year. The laser simulators will be used by the army’s mechanized brigade at the regiments and infantry schools. Included in the contract are BT46 systems for the CV9035 armored …

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BAE Systems meets production achievement on F-35 jets

Aug. 16 (UPI) — BAE Systems in Great Britain said Wednesday it has made 10 percent of the global production requirement for components for Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II fighter. The milestone was achieved recently when the 318th aft fuselage for the aircraft left BAE’s assembly line in Samlesbury, Lancashire, …

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