Archive for April 3rd, 2016

Armenian separatists shot down Azerbaijan’s Israeli-made UAV

Posted in UAV on April 3rd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Armenian separatists shot down Azerbaijan’s Israeli-made UAV

Fresh clashes has broken out between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. The Defense Ministry of the separatist state of Nagorno-Karabakh has published photos showing an Azerbaijani ThunderB unmanned aerial vehicle that was shot down during the fighting.

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Photo: Nagorno-Karabakh Ministry of Defense

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Recovery of downed F-16 in Afghanistan

Posted in Air Force on April 3rd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Recovery of downed F-16 in Afghanistan

U.S. and its Coalition partners carried out an operation to secure and clean-up the crash site of a F-16 from 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron in Afghanistan.

A CH-47 Chinook offloads soliders in Khanjar Khel, Parwan Province, Afghanistan, as part of the response to an F-16 Fighting Falcon crash just outside of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 30, 2016. The F-16 crashed after takeoff and the pilot safely ejected; since then, the base completed cleaning up the crash site. The cause of the accident is under investigation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)

A CH-47 Chinook offloads soliders in Khanjar Khel, Parwan Province, Afghanistan, as part of the response to an F-16 Fighting Falcon crash just outside of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 30, 2016. The F-16 crashed after takeoff and the pilot safely ejected; since then, the base completed cleaning up the crash site. The cause of the accident is under investigation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cloys)


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Admiral Kuznetsov’s might bring MiG-29Ks out to sea during next cruise

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Russia’s sole aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov might bring a complement of MiG-29K carrier-borne fighters out to sea during its next cruise to the Mediterranean this autumn.

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By Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia (Russian Navy, 31, Mig-29K) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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North Korea reveals test-firing of KN-06 air defense missile system

Posted in Air Defense on April 3rd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on North Korea reveals test-firing of KN-06 air defense missile system

North Korea has revealed the test-firing of its KN-06 air defense missile system to the world for the first time. Leader Kim Jong Un was reported to have witness the event.

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