Archive for February, 2012

F-35A at Eglin AFB cleared for local area flights

Posted in Air Force on February 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on F-35A at Eglin AFB cleared for local area flights

The F-35A has been cleared by the Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to begin initial operations at Eglin Air Force Base.
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Photo: Chinese TEL for ICBM.

Posted in Space on February 29th, 2012 by alert5 – 1 Comment

A never before seen transporter erector launcher (TEL) for a Chinese intercontinental ballistic missile has been photographed up close. The type of missile it carries is unknown.

Israel, Russia exchanged software codes

Posted in UAV on February 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Israel, Russia exchanged software codes

A set of emails from Stratfor said Israel and Russia had exchange software codes of Georgian UAVs for Iranian Tor M1 air defense systems.
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Russian Air Force lifts grounding of Su-24

Posted in Air Force on February 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russian Air Force lifts grounding of Su-24

Russia has partially resumed flights of its Su-24 fighter bombers after grounding them due to a crash on Feb. 13.

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Data link network key to countering EW attack

Posted in Air Force on February 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Data link network key to countering EW attack

The U.S. Air Force sees the data link network as essential to countering any electronic warfare attack in future conflicts.

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