Archive for April, 2012

Hongdu expects to export 12 L-15s to Latin America, Africa

Posted in Air Force, Industry on April 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Hongdu Aviation Industry Corporation’s chief economist said his company is expected to export 12 L-15 jet trainers to markets in Latin America and Africa this year.
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Photos from backseat of JH-7 fighter bomber

Posted in Air Force on April 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

These photos were uploaded to a Chinese military forum by someone purportedly to be a JH-7 crew member.

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YouTube: A Day in the C-17 Globemaster

Posted in Air Force on April 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

@Clemsonpilot tweet me on his first C-17 music video compiled from videos he took over the past year.

India to develop anti-radiation missile next

Posted in Air Force on April 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

India is on track to produce an anti-radiation missile for its air force.

Iraq to receive F-16 starting from 2014

Posted in Air Force on April 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The first 24 of 36 F-16s ordered by the Iraqi government will be delivered from 2014 to form two squadrons.

Saudi F-15 crashed

Posted in Air Force on April 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A Saudi F-15 crashed on Saturday in the Tabuk region while on a training mission, the pilot ejected safely.

Northrop Grumman wants restrictions on UAVs lifted

Posted in Air Force, UAV on April 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Northrop Grumman’s CEO wants the Obama administration to lift export restrictions for unmanned else the U.S. could risks losing its current competitive edge in the area.
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SAMs in London residential estate

Posted in Air Force on April 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Britain plans to place surface-to-air missiles in a London residential estate as part of security buildup for the Olympic Games.

Satellite photos show North Korea preparing for nuclear test

Posted in Uncategorized on April 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

New commercial space satellite photos taken between Mar. 8 to Apr. 18 show North Korea digging a new tunnel at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site.
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India says missile defense system ready

Posted in Space on April 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Chief of India’s Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) says the country’s missile defense system is ready for induction.
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