Archive for December, 2011

389th Fighter Squadron ace Combat Archer exercise

Posted in Air Force on December 31st, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. Air Force’s 389th Fighter Squadron scored a 100 percent in fire tests during Exercise Combat Archer at Tyndall Air Force Base.


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India’s Indigenous Aircraft Carrier floated out

Posted in Navy on December 31st, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

India’s Indigenous Aircraft Carrier was floated out of the dry dock at Cochin Shipyard on Thursday.
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Vietnam receives four Su-30s

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Four more Su-30MK2 fighters have been delivered to Vietnam.

Hungary negotiating new Gripen lease contract

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Hungary has started negotiations with the Swedish government to lease its Gripen fighters beyond 2016 and at a lower price.

Indonesia inks deal for six Su-30Mk2s

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Indonesia Deputy Defense Minister Sjafrie Sjamsoeddin confirmed that a contract for six Su-30MK2 fighters has been signed with Rosoboronexport on Dec. 29.
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Sudanese military helicopter crashed

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A Sudanese military helicopter crashed on Friday after taking off from the El-Obeid airport. All six on board were killed.

YouTube: Varyag returns from third sea trial

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It seems that the ship flags have changed as well.

B-1B pilot made errors in civilian plane crash

Posted in Air Force on December 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A B-1B pilot from Ellsworth Air Force Base made errors in judgment, causing the crash of a Mooney M20E in Colorado last year. The crash killed him and his wife.

UAE signs THAAD contract

Posted in Air Force on December 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

U.S. officials say the United Arab Emirates have signed a deal for the THAAD air defense system.
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Russian Su-24 crashed

Posted in Air Force on December 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Russia says one of its Su-24 fighter-bomber crashed Thursday while coming to land at the Marinovka air base. Both crew members ejected to safety


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