Archive for October, 2011

Yemeni fighters on fire as airbase comes under attack

Posted in Uncategorized on October 31st, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Two Yemeni fighters were set on fire after the air base in the Yemeni captial of Sanaa was attacked on Sunday.
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Turkey given access to F-16 source codes

Posted in Uncategorized on October 31st, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Pentagon has approved Turkey’s request to access the software codes in the F-16 and modify them with their own codes.
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Students ready to fly the F-35

Posted in Uncategorized on October 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The first batch of instructor and student pilots for the F-35 is about to commence their training soon.

U.S. Seahawks to conduct survey mission for Thai government

Posted in Uncategorized on October 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Thai government has finally approach the Pentagon for help as it combat flood waters but requesting the U.S. Navy to survey affected areas by helicopter.
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Nigerian L-39 crashed

Posted in Uncategorized on October 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Nigerian Air Force lost a L-39 when one crashed on Friday near Uyo airport. Both pilots are reported to be safe.

Chinese hackers interfere with NASA satellites

Posted in Uncategorized on October 29th, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Two U.S. satellites managed by NASA were under attack by Chinese hackers on four occasions between 2007 and 2008.
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RMAF to replace Aviation Ground Support Vehicles

Posted in Uncategorized on October 29th, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Malaysia’s Defense Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has promised to replace the Royal Malaysian Air Force’s aged and faulty fleet of Aviation Ground Support Vehicles (AGSV) next year.

Chinese short-range cruise missile sale to Iran escape U.S. sanctions

Posted in Uncategorized on October 29th, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

An annual report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission is going to say that Chinese short-range cruise missiles sold to Iran will not violate U.S. sanctions.
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Pilot error behind Yemeni An-26 crash

Posted in Uncategorized on October 29th, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Yemeni Air Force said the crash of one of its An-26 on Monday was due to pilot error.

B-1 aircrews drop the hammer during exercise

Posted in Uncategorized on October 29th, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Aircrews from the 37th Bomb Squadron dropped two Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles from a pair of B-1 bombers as part of the U.S. Air Force’s air-to-ground Weapon System Evaluation Program known as Combat Hammer.
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