Archive for May, 2012

Australia’s Tiger helicopters back flying

Posted in Army on May 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Australia has lifted the grounding of its Tiger attack helicopters.

Japan plans to deploy Aegis destroyers closer to North Korea

Posted in Navy on May 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Tokyo is mulling plans to deploy its Aegis destroyers closer to North Korea to improve the chances of intercepting a North Korean rocket.
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B-52 refueled by French tanker

Posted in Air Force on May 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Link to two pictures showing a B-52 from Minot AFB being refueled by a French aerial tanker and flying formation with French fighters.

Lockheed Martin offers C-130XJ with maximum local content to South Africa

Posted in Air Force on May 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Lockheed Martin is offering its C-130XJ with maximum local content to the South African Air Force.

Second X-37B coming home

Posted in Air Force, Space on May 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Vandenberg Air Force Base has released a statement stating that the second X-37B is expected to return to Earth sometime between early- to mid-June.