Archive for November 5th, 2012

South Korea scrambled fighters after North Korean MiGs approached border

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South Korea was forced to scramble fighters late last month after several North Korean MiGs crossed the ‘tactical action line’ towards the DMZ.

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Z-10, Z-19 disappears from Airshow China display list

Posted in Airshow on November 5th, 2012 by alert5 – 1 Comment

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Body of missing Philippine Air Force student pilot found

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The body of a missing Philippine Air Force SF-260TP student pilot was finally found on Saturday, six-months after his plane crash.

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Israel successfully test upgraded version of Iron Dome

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Israel on Sunday successfully tested an upgraded version of the Iron Dome missile defense system that can destroy it’s targets at longer distances.
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VMA-211 will get F-35B after VMFA-121

Posted in Marines on November 5th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on VMA-211 will get F-35B after VMFA-121

VMA-211 is slated to be the second squadron at MCAS Yuma to receive the F-35B.

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