Archive for August, 2013

Syria shifts Scuds

Posted in Army on August 31st, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Syria shifts Scuds

The Syrian Army has shifted its Scud missiles in anticipation of an attack by the West, rebel forces say.
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S-300 air defense systems meant for Iran scrapped

Posted in Air Defense on August 31st, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on S-300 air defense systems meant for Iran scrapped

Almaz-Antey Corporation’s CEO Vladislav Menshchikov said the S-300 air defense missile systems that were manufactured for Iran have been scrapped as Moscow refused to approve the delivery.
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Pentagon started criminal probe into Mi-17 deal

Posted in Army on August 31st, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Pentagon started criminal probe into Mi-17 deal

The Pentagon has launched a criminal probe into the Army’s Non-Standard Rotary Wing Aircraft office, which awarded lucrative contracts to Russian and U.S. firms for maintenance and overhaul of Mi-17 helicopters.
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Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar interested in Chinook

Posted in Air Force, Industry on August 31st, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar interested in Chinook

According to Boeing, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar are some of the countries that are keen to buy the CH-47 helicopter.
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Russian Knights tested Su-30SM at MAKS 2013

Posted in Air Force, Airshow on August 31st, 2013 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russian Knights tested Su-30SM at MAKS 2013

A Irkut spokesman said the Russian Knights aerobatics team tested the Su-30SM fighter during the fourth day of the MAKS 2013 air show.

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