Archive for July 1st, 2013

India to replace Prithvi with Prahar

Posted in Space on July 1st, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on India to replace Prithvi with Prahar

India is planning to replace its short range Prithvi ballistic missiles with the newly developed Prahar missiles.
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All three bids in South Korea’s fighter contest higher than estimated cost

Posted in Air Force on July 1st, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on All three bids in South Korea’s fighter contest higher than estimated cost

Seoul has decided to extend its fighter contest after all three bidders’ prices came in above the estimated cost.

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Philippines seeks help from USN ships taking part in CARAT

Posted in Navy on July 1st, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Philippines seeks help from USN ships taking part in CARAT

The Philippines has requested through the U.S. Embassy for help to search for two missing OV-10 pilots.
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FN-6 MANPADS in Syria came from Qatar

Posted in Air Defense on July 1st, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on FN-6 MANPADS in Syria came from Qatar

New York Times has an article on the source of the Chinese FN-6 man portable air defense system (MANPADS) in Syria.
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