Archive for September 26th, 2015

Wreckage of missing RoCAF AT-3 discovered

Posted in Air Force on September 26th, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on Wreckage of missing RoCAF AT-3 discovered

A RoCAF AT-3 jet trainer that went missing on Sept. 22 has been sighted on the slope of a mountain this morning around 6:38 a.m. local time.

ROCAF AT-3 0851 Display at Chaiyi AFB Apron 20120811a
By 玄史生 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons


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Antonov and WB Electronics to jointly develop UAVs for Ukraine’s military

Posted in Industry, UAV on September 26th, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on Antonov and WB Electronics to jointly develop UAVs for Ukraine’s military

Antonov and Poland’s WB Electronics have signed a memorandum of understanding on Sept. 22 to jointly develop tactical unmanned aerial vehicles for Ukraine’s military.

Antonov and WB Electronics
Photo: Antonov
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Philippines slow in getting Subic ready for FA-50PH

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The Philippine Air Force intends to deploy 12 of its KAI FA-50PH jets at former U.S. Navy airfield at Subic Bay. However, funds to upgrade the base are yet to be approved.

NAS Cubi Point and NS Subic Bay
By: PH1(NAC) DAVID R. SANNERService Depicted: Navy (ID:DN-ST-91-11630) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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USAF C-17 to bring French Air Force AS555 to Central African Republic

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To assist in the draw down of Operation Sangaris in Central African Republic (CAR), France will deploy some of its AS555 helicopters there.

5509 WB Aerospatiale AS.555AN Fennec EH.05.067 ALPILLES based at BA114 Istres le Tubé (3113134565)
By Jerry Gunner from Lincoln, UK [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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All but four MC-12Ws transferred out of USAF inventory

Posted in Air Force, Army on September 26th, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on All but four MC-12Ws transferred out of USAF inventory

The U.S. Air Force has transferred most of its MC-12Ws to the Army and Special Operations Command.

427th Reconnaissance Squadron MC-12 10-0728
By United States Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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