Archive for November 29th, 2012

USAF had plans to nuke the moon

Posted in Space on November 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on USAF had plans to nuke the moon

During the Cold War, the U.S. Air Force hatched a top-secret plan in 1958 to shoot a nuclear bomb to the moon and detonate it there.

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Israel developing stealthy UAV

Posted in UAV on November 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Israel developing stealthy UAV

According to Flight Global, IAI is working on a large stealthy UAV. Israel’s involvement in stealth technologies goes back to the 1990s.

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Chilean UAV makes first flight

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A UAV developed by the Chilean army, named Lascar, has successfully completed its maiden flight.

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Venezuelan K-8 crashed during air show, helicopter sent to rescue pilots went down too

Posted in Air Force on November 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Venezuelan K-8 crashed during air show, helicopter sent to rescue pilots went down too

A Venezuelan K-8 trainer crashed during an air show at Libertador Air Base to commemorate the air force anniversary. A Cougar helicopter sent to rescue the pilots also crashed en route.

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Eurocopter AS365 N3+ Dauphin helicopters enter service with the Bangladesh Army

Posted in Army on November 29th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Eurocopter AS365 N3+ Dauphin helicopters enter service with the Bangladesh Army

The Bangladesh Army has marked its formal service introduction of two new Eurocopter AS365 N3+ Dauphin helicopters, which will be deployed on United Nations humanitarian missions and operated in multi-role transport duties for the republic.

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