Archive for June, 2012

Norway frustrated with NH90 delays

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

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 – Be the first to comment

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 – Be the first to comment

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 – Be the first to comment

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 – Be the first to comment

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