Archive for April 4th, 2016

Rare video shows PLANAF JC-8F reconnaissance fighter in mid-air refueling

Posted in Navy on April 4th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Rare video shows PLANAF JC-8F reconnaissance fighter in mid-air refueling

The People’s Liberation Army Naval Air Force (PLANAF) has shown its JC-8F reconnaissance fighter to the public. A CCTV footage shows two of the fighters carrying out a mid-air refueling exercise.

JC-8F


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RAF Museum launch ‘Names on a Plane’ campaign

Posted in Air Force on April 4th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on RAF Museum launch ‘Names on a Plane’ campaign

A fundraising campaign has been launched by the RAF Museum for members of the public to have their name to be written on the wings of an RAF Red Arrows Hawk jet that will fly throughout the Red Arrows’ 2017 display season.


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Japan, South Korea shared data during missile defense exercise in February

Posted in Air Defense, Space on April 4th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Japan, South Korea shared data during missile defense exercise in February

Japan and South Korea practice sharing data during a missile defense exercise lead by United States in February, South Korean media reported on Apr. 3.


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Russian Defense Ministry signs contract for more than 30 Su-30SMs

Posted in Air Force, Industry on April 4th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russian Defense Ministry signs contract for more than 30 Su-30SMs

TASS reported that the Russian Defense Ministry has announced the contract signing with Irkut for more than 30 Su-30SM fighters. These planes will be delivered by end of 2018.

Air-to-air with a Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su-30SM
By Alex Beltyukov [CC BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons

Wreckage of Azerbaijani Mi-24 that was shot down by Armenia

Posted in Air Force on April 4th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Wreckage of Azerbaijani Mi-24 that was shot down by Armenia

Armenia’s government has release footage showing the wreckage of a Azerbaijani Mi-24 gunship that was shot down by its forces in the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh.