Archive for April 6th, 2013

DSCA: Singapore requests 20 AIM-9X Block 2s, 100 AIM-120C7s

Posted in Air Force on April 6th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on DSCA: Singapore requests 20 AIM-9X Block 2s, 100 AIM-120C7s

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress separately on Apr. 3 of two Singapore requests to buy 20 AIM-9X Block 2 and 100 AIM-120C7 missiles.

Lockheed Martin delivers first C-130J in Africa to Tunisia

Posted in Air Force on April 6th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Lockheed Martin delivers first C-130J in Africa to Tunisia

Lockheed Martin delivered the first C-130J Super Hercules to Tunisia on Apr. 4. This is the first C-130J delivery to an African country.

[thumb]http://www.lockheedmartin.com/us/news/press-releases/2013/april/130404ae_first-c-130j-delivered-to-tunisia.html[/thumb]

MiG-31BM deploying in Siberia’s Novosibirsk region

Posted in Air Force on April 6th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on MiG-31BM deploying in Siberia’s Novosibirsk region

The Russian Air Force will deploy MiG-31BMs in Siberia’s Novosibirsk region. The area was left without fighter cover after a fighter squadron based in the city of Omsk was disbanded in 1998.

[thumb]http://en.ria.ru/military_news/20130404/180440110/Russia-Deploys-New-Interceptors-to-Novosibirsk.html[/thumb]

EADS offers to build 48 Eurofighters in South Korea

Posted in Air Force on April 6th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on EADS offers to build 48 Eurofighters in South Korea

EADS has sweeten its offer to secure the fighter contest in South Korea by proposing to build 48 of the 60 Eurofighters in the country.

[thumb]http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2013/04/05/47/0301000000AEN20130405001900315F.HTML[/thumb]

Tunisia Bell helicopter crash landed during flight test

Posted in Air Force on April 6th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Tunisia Bell helicopter crash landed during flight test

A Tunisian Bell military helicopter crashed on Friday near an air base in the capital’s suburb of Aouina. There were five on board and two of them were injured.

[thumb]http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iPhp9GNZcuNZYEvrts9pKaJJu9Eg?docId=CNG.34bb8cdb56658027ffbeb48665910d36.9c1[/thumb]