Archive for May 11th, 2012

U.S. Navy wants UV countermeasures

Posted in Navy on May 11th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on U.S. Navy wants UV countermeasures

Besides chaff and flares, U.S. Navy fighters will be protected by UV countermeasures as well.

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Schiebel Camcopter S-100 crashed in South Korea, killing engineer

Posted in UAV on May 11th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Schiebel Camcopter S-100 crashed in South Korea, killing engineer

An engineer from Schiebel was killed after the Camcopter S-100 he was controlling crashed into the control vehicle on Thursday in South Korea.
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J-20 #2002 taxiing tests

Posted in Air Force on May 11th, 2012 by alert5 – 1 Comment

The second Chengdu J-20 prototype has been spotted recently carrying out taxiing trials.

RAF P-40 found in the desert

Posted in Air Force on May 11th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on RAF P-40 found in the desert

A RAF P-40 warbird that crashed landed in Egypt seventy-years ago has been found nearly intact.

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RAF rescue helicopter rescued by Chinook

Posted in Air Force on May 11th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on RAF rescue helicopter rescued by Chinook

An RAF Sea King helicopter that made an emergency landing in the Scottish mountains on Monday was recovered by a Chinook from RAF Odiham on Wednesday.
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