Archive for December 22nd, 2012

YouTube: Syrian forces fire Scud missile

Posted in Army on December 22nd, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on YouTube: Syrian forces fire Scud missile

Raytheon 900 AMRAAM missiles behind in deliveries

Posted in Industry on December 22nd, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Raytheon 900 AMRAAM missiles behind in deliveries

Raytheon is supposed to deliver 1,800 AIM-120 AMRAAM missiles to the Pentagon by now but has only managed to hit 900 missiles.
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Turkey names sites for NATO Patriot missiles near Syria

Posted in Air Force, Space on December 22nd, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Turkey names sites for NATO Patriot missiles near Syria

Turkey announced that it’s southeastern cities of Adana, Gaziantep and Kahramanmaras will be protected by NATO Patroit batteries.

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German Tiger helicopters start flights in Afghanistan

Posted in Army on December 22nd, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on German Tiger helicopters start flights in Afghanistan

Four German Tiger attack helicopters that arrived in Afghanistan recently have started flying near Mazar-e Sharif, in northern Afghanistan.

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