Archive for July 15th, 2013

Israel intentionally crashes Hermes 450

Posted in Air Force, UAV on July 15th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Israel intentionally crashes Hermes 450

A Hermes 450 UAV operated by Israel was intentionally crashed by its operators after developing a fault on Sunday night.
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Last military aircraft departs from Battle Creek Air National Guard Base

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Battle Creek Air National Guard Base send off its last military aircraft on Jul. 12 when the last C-21 departed at 9 a.m.
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First and last time RCAF fixed-wing aircraft flew from Canadian warship

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The first and last time Royal Canadian Air Force fixed-wing aircraft flew from a Canadian warship happened in January 1957 when four CC-123 Otters took off from the deck of HMCS Magnificent at Port Said, Egypt.

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YouTube: Syrian jets bomb Krak des Chevaliers

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Syrian rebels have released a video showing government jets bombing the 12th Century Crusader fort Krak des Chevaliers.

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YouTube: VMFA-112 training in Haiwaii before deploying to Japan

Posted in Marines on July 15th, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on YouTube: VMFA-112 training in Haiwaii before deploying to Japan

VMFA-112 has deployed 12 F/A-18s to Marine Corps Base Hawaii where they will train for the next few weeks before deploying to Japan.
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