Archive for March 16th, 2012

North Korea to launch satellite next month

Posted in Space on March 16th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on North Korea to launch satellite next month

North Korea said Friday it would put a satellite into orbit next month to mark the 100th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung.
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Photo: Arresting gear installed on Varyag

Posted in Navy on March 16th, 2012 by alert5 – 1 Comment

Tow truck makes its first appearance

IDFs in Chinese bone yard

Posted in Air Force on March 16th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on IDFs in Chinese bone yard

An attempt at ‘cloning’ the IDF by China? Nope, just dummies used to simulate enemy aircraft for target practice. Now dumped to a bone yard.

YouTube: Syrian rebels destroy MiG-23 with anti-tank missile

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Israeli firm develops tethered hovering UAV

Posted in Industry on March 16th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Israeli firm develops tethered hovering UAV

An Israeli company has come up with a tethered hovering UAV that can survey the area around it from 50 meters within 15 seconds of activation.

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