Archive for October, 2015

Photo of JL-2 SLBM won a prize in competition

Posted in Navy, Space on October 31st, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on Photo of JL-2 SLBM won a prize in competition

This photo of a JL-2 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) won a prize in the PLA photo competition. It is the clearest image of the nuclear-tipped intercontinental-range missile so far.

JL-2 SLBM

Tu-95MS with eight Kh-101 cruise missiles

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China deploys PLANAF J-11BH/BHS fighters to Woody Island

Posted in Navy on October 31st, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on China deploys PLANAF J-11BH/BHS fighters to Woody Island

China has published photos of People’s Liberation Army Naval Air Force (PLANAF) J-11BH/BHS fighters deployed to Woody Island in the Parcel archipelago in South China Sea.

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MiG-31 crashed, crew ejected and waiting to be rescued

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A Russian MiG-31 has crashed in the Far East and both crew members were spotted on the ground by a Il-38.

Микоян-Гуревич МиГ-31БМ (2014)
By Alex Beltyukov (http://russianplanes.net/id148046) [CC BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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Venezuela to spend $480 million for 12 Su-30s

Posted in Air Force on October 31st, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on Venezuela to spend $480 million for 12 Su-30s

Venezuela’s Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said $480 million will be put aside in the budget for 12 more Su-30 fighter jets.

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By André Du-pont (Mexico Air Spotters) [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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