Archive for May 19th, 2016

Watch the F-15SG take off from a taxiway

Posted in Air Force, Airshow on May 19th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Watch the F-15SG take off from a taxiway

Soldier shoots at Apache with live rounds

Posted in Army on May 19th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Soldier shoots at Apache with live rounds

A AH-64 attack helicopter taking part in an exercise at the National Training Center in the Mojave Desert was forced to land after a soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord damage the rotor-craft with live rounds.

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Photo: U.S. Army
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France blocking NATO’s control of U.S.-built missile defense system

Posted in Air Defense on May 19th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on France blocking NATO’s control of U.S.-built missile defense system

The United States has been trying to hand over the European missile system that it built over to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), however France is withholding the approval over concerns that the system is ready for IOC.

Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Complex Romania
By Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet (Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Complex Romania) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Watch the C-Dome take out incoming targets from a surface ship

Posted in Air Defense, Navy on May 19th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Watch the C-Dome take out incoming targets from a surface ship

The Israeli Navy has successfully tested the C-Dome, the sea-based version of the Iron Dome, from one of its surface ships.


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U.S. Navy wants a “kill web” that will annihilate surface targets

Posted in Navy on May 19th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on U.S. Navy wants a “kill web” that will annihilate surface targets

The U.S. Navy is busy creating a “kill web” offensive anti-surface network that will allow its aircraft and ships to strike surface targets by sharing the targeting information.

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Photo: U.S. Navy
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