Archive for June, 2012

Norway frustrated with NH90 delays

Posted in Air Force, Navy on June 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Norway frustrated with NH90 delays

Norway may follow Sweden’s example and buy tactical helicopters while it waits for its NH90s.

Iranian warships to be fitted with short-range missiles

Posted in Navy on June 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Iranian warships to be fitted with short-range missiles

Iran says it will soon arm its warships in the Strait of Hormuz and the Persian Gulf with shorter-range missiles.

Lockheed Martin workers accept new contract

Posted in Industry on June 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Lockheed Martin workers accept new contract

Lockheed Martin workers have approved a new labor contract and end a nine-week strike.

Qatar requests 10 MH-60R and 12 MH-60S

Posted in Navy on June 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Qatar requests 10 MH-60R and 12 MH-60S

Qatar has requested to buy 10 MH-60R and 12 MH-60S helicopters for an estimated cost of $2.5 billion.

Flight trials on board INS Vikramaditya to start next month

Posted in Navy on June 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Flight trials on board INS Vikramaditya to start next month

INS Vikramaditya will soon head to the Barents Sea whereby Russian pilots will carry out flight trials with the MiG-29 and other aircraft.