Archive for May 15th, 2016

Watch the Rafale fly in 360° 3D virtual reality

Posted in Industry on May 15th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Watch the Rafale fly in 360° 3D virtual reality

If you have a Oculus Rift, you may now experience flying alongside a Dassult Rafale fighter in 360° 3D virtual reality.

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Russian Knights and Swifts to perform at Airshow China 2016

Posted in Airshow on May 15th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russian Knights and Swifts to perform at Airshow China 2016

The Russian Knights and Swifts aerobatic teams will perform together at this year’s Airshow China in Zhuhai.

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By: Aleksandr MarkinРусский: Александр Маркин (Flight!) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Pentagon’s 2016 China Military Power report

Posted in Air Force, Army, Navy on May 15th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Pentagon’s 2016 China Military Power report

The Pentagon has published its latest report on China’s military power on May 13. This year’s report is notable for its extensive coverage of Chinese military activities in South China Sea.

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Dutch F-16s have so far struck ISIL four times

Posted in Air Force on May 15th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Dutch F-16s have so far struck ISIL four times

In a written response to questions from Parliament, Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert wrote that the country’s F-16s have so far flown seven missions over Syria and carried out four air strikes.

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Photos of early Soviet ballistic missiles and space dogs declassified

Posted in Heritage on May 15th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Photos of early Soviet ballistic missiles and space dogs declassified

The Russian Ministry of Defense has declassified a set of images showing early Soviet ballistic missiles at the Kapustin Yar range.

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