Archive for May 27th, 2016

Indonesian Air Force received Su-30MK2 after overhaul in Belarus

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A Indonesian Air Force Su-30MK2, #TS-3006, was delivered back to Sultan Hasanuddin airbase on May 26 after undergoing overhaul in Belarus.

USN MH-60S medevac RoKN sailor from submarine

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A Republic of Korea Navy sailor is recovering aboard USNS Mercy in the middle of Pacific Ocean after getting medevac off Chang Bogo-class submarine ROKS Lee Eokgi on May 27.

160527-N-BB534-001 PACIFIC OCEAN (May 27, 2016) An MH-60S assigned to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 performs a medical evacuation of a sailor from Republic of Korea Submarine SSK Lee Eok Gi (SS 071) to hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Mercy is deployed in support of Pacific Partnership 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Elizabeth Merriam/Released)

160527-N-BB534-001 PACIFIC OCEAN (May 27, 2016) An MH-60S assigned to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 performs a medical evacuation of a sailor from Republic of Korea Submarine SSK Lee Eok Gi (SS 071) to hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Mercy is deployed in support of Pacific Partnership 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Elizabeth Merriam/Released)


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New photo of PAK-FA T-50-6-2

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The newest PAK-FA prototype, T-50-6-2, made its first flight last month. The aircraft is part of the 2nd stage development testing.

Nebo-U entered service with Russia’s Western Military District

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The 55Zh6 Nebo-U mobile radar has entered service with Russia’s Western Military District, the district spokesman Col. Igor Muginov said on May 21.

55Zh6M Nebo-M mobile multiband radar system -02
By Vitaly V. Kuzmin (http://vitalykuzmin.net/?q=node/469) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Canada’s defense minister says CF-18 needs to be replaced quickly

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During his speech at the CANSEC defence and military trade show in Ottawa, Canada’s Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan said the issue of selecting a new fighter to replace the CF-18 “needs to be dealt with quickly.”

McDonnell Douglas CF-188A Hornet (CF-18A), Canada - Air Force AN0914155
By John Davies – CYOW Airport Watch [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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