Archive for April 18th, 2016

Iran parades its S-300 air defense system

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Iran has showed off parts of its S-300 air defense missile system at an Army Day parade on Apr. 17. President Hassan Rouhani was the guest-of-honor.

It was a Y-8X long-range maritime patrol aircraft that landed on Fiery Cross Reef

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It was a Y-8X long-range maritime patrol aircraft from the PLAN that landed on Fiery Cross Reef on Apr. 17 to pick up three workers on the artificial island.

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Inside Z-19’s mast-mounted radar

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A promotional video from Harbin has revealed the interior of the Z-19 helicopter’s mast-mounted radar.

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U.S. military impressed with FA-50PH’s performance during Balikatan 2016

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Spokesman for the Philippine Air Force, Col. Araus Roberto Musico, told state news agency PNA that the U.S. military was impressed with the performance of the FA-50PH during exercise Balikatan 2016.

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Iraq took delivery of another 3 Su-25s

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Iraq has taken delivery of three more Su-25 attack jets on Apr. 17, Iraqi Ministry of Defense spokesman Nasseer Nouri said.