Archive for November 22nd, 2012

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower to return home early

Posted in Navy on November 22nd, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower to return home early

Due to delays with USS Nimitz, the U.S. Navy has directed the temporary return of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower(CVN 69) from her current overseas deployment.
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Russia and China reached preliminary agreement for 48 Su-35BMs

Posted in Air Force on November 22nd, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russia and China reached preliminary agreement for 48 Su-35BMs

Sources in Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said Russia and China have clinched a preliminary agreement on the delivery of 48 Su-35BM fighter jets.

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Iran supplied Hamas with Fajr-5 missile technology

Posted in Space on November 22nd, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Iran supplied Hamas with Fajr-5 missile technology

The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says Tehran has supplied Hamas in Gaza with the technology to “quickly” produce Fajr-5 missiles capable of reaching Tel Aviv.
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NATO helicopter center in Czech will start operating in 2015 or 2016

Posted in Air Force on November 22nd, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on NATO helicopter center in Czech will start operating in 2015 or 2016

According to Czech Defense Minister Alexandr Vondra, NATO’s helicopter training center in the Czech Pardubice Region will probably start operating in 2015 or 2016.

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