Archive for April 15th, 2016

3D-printed UAV helps Royal Navy ship navigate through Antarctic sea ice

Posted in Navy, UAV on April 15th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on 3D-printed UAV helps Royal Navy ship navigate through Antarctic sea ice

Last summer, the Southampton University demonstrated the feasibility of launching its 3D-printed unmanned aerial vehicle from a Royal Navy warship. This time, the UAV is being tested in tough Antarctic conditions aboard the Royal Navy’s ice patrol ship HMS Protector.

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Photo: Royal Navy
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Carter to board USS John C. Stennis in South China Sea

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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter will visit aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis in South China Sea today, Reuters reported.

Ash Carter and Manohar Parrikar observe flight operations as they tour the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Kerry: USS Donald Cook could have shot down Russian warplanes

Posted in Navy on April 15th, 2016 by alert5 – 1 Comment

In a joint interview with Miami Herald and CNN Espanol, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says USS Donald Cook could have opened fire when it was buzzed by Russian Su-24s and a Ka-27.

160412-N-ZZ999-009 BALTIC SEA (April 12, 2016) Two Russian Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft fly over the USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) Apr. 12, 2016. Donald Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward deployed to Rota, Spain is conducting a routine patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

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BALTIC SEA (April 12, 2016) Two Russian Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft fly over the USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) Apr. 12, 2016. Donald Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward deployed to Rota, Spain is conducting a routine patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)


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F-15 made emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport

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A U.S. Air Force F-15 had to make a cable-arrested landing at Tulsa International Airport on Apr. 14.


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North Korea tried but failed to launch BM-25 ballistic missile

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South Korea says North Korea tried to launch a BM 25 Musudan road mobile intermediate-range ballistic missile early this morning but the launch failed.


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