Archive for July, 2010

Hellenic Apache crashed on Friday

Posted in Uncategorized on July 31st, 2010 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Two Greek pilots in a Apache attack helicopter were killed when their aircraft went down near Athens. read more »

USAFE chief says not to rely on UAVs

Posted in Uncategorized on July 31st, 2010 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Outgoing commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Gen. Roger Brady, told participants of a UAV conference that success of the UAV in Iraq and Afghanistan may not be repeated in future conflicts.

Jury to decide fate of former B-2 engineer

Posted in Uncategorized on July 31st, 2010 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A federal jury in Hawaii will soon decide if a former engineer who worked on the B-2 is guilty of selling secrets to China. read more »

USAF announced F-22 consolidation plan

Posted in Uncategorized on July 30th, 2010 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Holloman Air Force Base will lose both its F-22 squadrons under a new consolidation plan by the USAF. read more »

Arctic Thunder to proceed

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The U.S. Air Force announced that the Arctic Thunder air show will proceed despite the crash of a C-17 that took four lives. read more »

Japanese court calls MCAS Futenma “most dangerous air base in the world”

Posted in Uncategorized on July 30th, 2010 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A Japanese appeals court ruled that Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa, Japan is a hazard to residents living nearby. read more »

USAF has difficulties finding pilots to fly MC-12 Liberty

Posted in Uncategorized on July 30th, 2010 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. Air Force is having difficulties finding enough pilots to fly its MC-12 Liberty surveillance aircraft.

Predator drone overruns runway

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A MQ-1 Predator drone overran the runway at Cannon Air Force Base on Wednesday morning. read more »

A160T crashes in Mojave Desert

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According to this article, a Boeing A160T unmanned helicopter crashed Wednesday afternoon two miles from a runway at Southern California Logistics Airport. read more »

Rosoboronexport denies exporting S-300 to Azerbaijan

Posted in Uncategorized on July 30th, 2010 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport has refuted media reports that the S-300 air defense system has been exported to Azerbaijan. read more »


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