Archive for July 3rd, 2016

Hungarian Air Force takes delivery of JAS-39D

Posted in Air Force on July 3rd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Hungarian Air Force takes delivery of JAS-39D

Saab has delivered a replacement JAS-39D (side number 44) to the Hungarian Air Force on Jul .1.

44
Photo: Hungarian Ministry of Defense
read more »

Someone managed to capture the firing of HF-3 anti-ship missile

Posted in Navy on July 3rd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Someone managed to capture the firing of HF-3 anti-ship missile

A Mr Chuang who lives in Zuoying, Taiwan was feeding birds at the rooftop of his house when he saw the firing of a HF-3 supersonic anti-ship missile on Jul. 1. He was quick enough to snap a photo of the missiles streaking away.

No fighter jets taking part in Singapore’s NDP 2016 flypast

Posted in Air Force on July 3rd, 2016 by alert5 – 5 Comments

Singapore will celebrate its 51st birthday on Aug. 9. This year, the organizers have decided to hold the National Day Parade (NDP) at the Singapore Sports Hub in Kallang for the first time. And for the first time since 1983, there will be no fighter jets from the Republic of Singapore Air Force participating during the flypast segment.

NDP 2016 preshow
read more »

Two out of three German A400Ms have cracks in their propeller gearboxes

Posted in Air Force on July 3rd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Two out of three German A400Ms have cracks in their propeller gearboxes

The German Air Force is left with one serviceable A400M cargo plane after discovering cracks in the propeller gearboxes of two other aircraft.

Luftwaffe (German Air Force), 54+01, Airbus A400M (22550413067)
By Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia [CC BY-SA 2.0], read more »