Archive for March, 2016

Russian MoD uploads video showing Mi-28 destroying BMP near Palmyra

Posted in Army on March 31st, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russian MoD uploads video showing Mi-28 destroying BMP near Palmyra

Mitsubishi to tap its know-how from air-to-air missiles for use in autonomous driving cars

Posted in Industry on March 31st, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Mitsubishi to tap its know-how from air-to-air missiles for use in autonomous driving cars

Mitsubishi Electric Corp. says it is ready to adapt radars and sensors developed for the military to help autonomous driving cars navigate around obstacles.

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By Hunini (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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U.S. State Department official says Chinese runways in Spratlys are designed for military aircraft

Posted in Navy on March 31st, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on U.S. State Department official says Chinese runways in Spratlys are designed for military aircraft

A Deputy Assistant Secretary from the U.S. State Department told reporters in Manila that runways China has built in the Spratly Archipelago are meant for military aircraft.

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By United States Navy [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Fixed-wing variant of APKWS delivered to VMA-233 in theater

Posted in Marines, Navy on March 31st, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Fixed-wing variant of APKWS delivered to VMA-233 in theater

The U.S. Navy has delivered the first fixed-wing aircraft variant of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System (APKWS) to VMA-233 in theater.

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Photo: U.S. Navy
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Swedish Air Force tests new method for disperse operation with just 6 ground crew and 2 vehicles

Posted in Air Force on March 31st, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Swedish Air Force tests new method for disperse operation with just 6 ground crew and 2 vehicles

The Swedish Air Force’s F 21 Wing recently tested a new concept of disperse operation by having just six ground crew and two vehicles.

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Photo: Louise Levin/Försvarsmakten

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