Archive for December, 2011

Sudanese military helicopter crashed

Posted in Air Force on December 31st, 2011 by alert5 – Comments Off on Sudanese military helicopter crashed

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

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YouTube: Varyag returns from third sea trial

Posted in Navy on December 31st, 2011 by alert5 – Comments Off on YouTube: Varyag returns from third sea trial

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 – Comments Off on B-1B pilot made errors in civilian plane crash

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.

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UAE signs THAAD contract

Posted in Air Force on December 30th, 2011 by alert5 – Comments Off on UAE signs THAAD contract

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 – Comments Off on Russian Su-24 crashed

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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