Archive for July 2nd, 2013

Photo: J-20 opens main weapons bay

Posted in Industry on July 2nd, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Photo: J-20 opens main weapons bay

The J-20 was seen today with its main weapons bay doors opened for the first time.

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B-52s played opfor

Posted in Air Force on July 2nd, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on B-52s played opfor

Two B-52s from 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron played as opposing force to naval vessels taking part in exercise Pacific Bond 2013.

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Twelve more Ospreys to arrive in Japan this month

Posted in Marines on July 2nd, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Twelve more Ospreys to arrive in Japan this month

Japan’s Defense Ministry said Monday that the United States will deploy twelve MV-22s to MCAS Iwakuni between Jul. 28 and 31.

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Aquino vows to modernize Philippine Air Force by 2016

Posted in Air Force on July 2nd, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Aquino vows to modernize Philippine Air Force by 2016

Speaking at the 66th Founding Anniversary of the Philippine Air Force, President Aquino vowed to modernize the service before he steps down in 2016.
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Video link: Lewis Hamilton fly with the Red Arrows

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Watch F1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and David Coulthard flying with the Red Arrows.

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