Archive for January, 2012

SAAF reveals cause of A109 crashes

Posted in Air Force on January 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on SAAF reveals cause of A109 crashes

South African Air Force chief has explained the causes behind the crash of three A109 helicopters over the years.
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Israel in danger of losing air superiority

Posted in Air Force on January 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Israel in danger of losing air superiority

Israeli Air Force chief Maj. Gen. Ido Nehushtan warned that the country’s aerial superiority is in danger as terrorist might obtain sophisticated weapons from neighboring countries.

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Iraq unhappy that American drones continue to fly

Posted in UAV on January 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Iraq unhappy that American drones continue to fly

The U.S. State Department is using UAVs to patrol over Iraq and that has upset some Iraqi officials.
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No criminal offence in U.S. Air Force casket photo

Posted in Air Force on January 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on No criminal offence in U.S. Air Force casket photo

The group of U.S. Air Force airmen that posed with an open casket holding another airman will not be criminally charged. However, they will still face disciplinary punishments.

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Royal Navy to replace Seawolf with Sea Ceptor

Posted in Navy on January 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Royal Navy to replace Seawolf with Sea Ceptor

MBDA has been given a £483 million contract to develop the Sea Ceptor air defense system that will eventually replace the Seawolf on Royal Navy ships.
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