Archive for April 16th, 2013

Vietnamese Navy keen to buy six P-3s

Posted in Industry, Navy on April 16th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Vietnamese Navy keen to buy six P-3s

IHS Jane’s reported that the Vietnamese Navy is keen to buy up to six surplus unarmed P-3s.
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End of RAF Refuelling Detachment

Posted in Air Force on April 16th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on End of RAF Refuelling Detachment

The RAF’s Air-to-Air Refuelling (AAR) detachment in the Middle East has ended with the last Tristar departing 902 Expeditionary Air Wing (EAW).

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Libya’s radar stations mostly back online, Air Force employing UAVs

Posted in Air Defense, Air Force, UAV on April 16th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Libya’s radar stations mostly back online, Air Force employing UAVs

Most of Libya’s radar stations are back working after the air defense system was destroyed by NATO during the revolution.
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Germany mulls purchasing armed Heron TP

Posted in Air Force, UAV on April 16th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Germany mulls purchasing armed Heron TP

Germany is examining the procurement of the armed Heron TP unmanned aerial vehicle, Der Spiegel reports.
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Taiwan says China’s Type 094 SSBN and its JL-2 SLBM yet to be commissioned

Posted in Navy on April 16th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Taiwan says China’s Type 094 SSBN and its JL-2 SLBM yet to be commissioned

China’s Type 094 nuclear-powered, ballistic missile submarine and its Julang-2 (JL-2) ballistic missile yet to be commissioned, Taiwan’s National Security Bureau (NSB) Director said.
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