Archive for July 11th, 2013

RAAF, USN F/A-18 simulators going HD

Posted in Air Force, Navy on July 11th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on RAAF, USN F/A-18 simulators going HD

F/A-18 simulators at four locations in the United States and one in Australia are getting upgraded with HD imagery kits from L-3 Link Simulation & Training.

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NASIC: Chinese ballistic missile force is expanding both in size and types of missiles

Posted in Air Force, Space on July 11th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on NASIC: Chinese ballistic missile force is expanding both in size and types of missiles

The U.S. Air Force National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) has published its latest intelligence report.
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Russian Air Force to get large numbers of MiG-35s in three years

Posted in Air Force on July 11th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russian Air Force to get large numbers of MiG-35s in three years

Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov said the Russian Air Force will receive large numbers of Su-35 and MiG-35 fighters over the three years.

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YouTube: X-47B’s first and second carrier-based arrested landing

Posted in Navy, UAV on July 11th, 2013 by alert5 – 1 Comment

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BAE Systems to upgrade RAAF Hawks

Posted in Air Force on July 11th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on BAE Systems to upgrade RAAF Hawks

BAE Systems will upgrade the RAAF’s Hawk Mk127 jet trainer fleet to the standard of the RAF Hawk 128 fleet.

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