Archive for December 30th, 2012

Syria using more accurate Fateh A-110 missiles against rebels

Posted in Uncategorized on December 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Syria using more accurate Fateh A-110 missiles against rebels

Two U.S. military officials told CNN that the Syrian government has switched to using the more accurate Fateh A-110 missiles against the rebels.

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California Air National Guard F-16C crashed

Posted in Air Force on December 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on California Air National Guard F-16C crashed

California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing has grounded its F-16 fleet after one crashed on Dec. 27 following an in-flight emergency.

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Pentagon orders 21 V-22s

Posted in Air Force, Marines on December 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Pentagon orders 21 V-22s

The Pentagon has placed an order for 17 MV-22s and 4 CV-22s for $1.4 billion.

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Russian Air Force to get new paint scheme

Posted in Air Force on December 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russian Air Force to get new paint scheme

The Russian Air Force will move away from its gray paint scheme from next year and adopt a new camouflage that will come in a variety of colors.
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Pentagon pays Lockheed Martin $1.9 Billion for two satellites

Posted in Space on December 30th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Pentagon pays Lockheed Martin $1.9 Billion for two satellites

Lockheed Martin Corp has won a contract valued at $1.9 billion to build two Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellites.

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