Archive for July 28th, 2016

Russia to pay $1.1 million for system to catch any U.S. violation of New START

Posted in Research, Space on July 28th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russia to pay $1.1 million for system to catch any U.S. violation of New START

A tender by the Russian Defense Minister will pay $1.1 million to anyone who can develop a hardware and software solution dubbed Paritet to monitor if the United States is violating the 2010 New START treaty.

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U.S. Navy photo

A-10s arrived in Estonia

Posted in Air Force on July 28th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on A-10s arrived in Estonia

Ă„mari Air Base in Estonia welcomed eight A-10s assigned to the 442nd Fighter Wing on Jul. 25. The fighters are there for two-weeks for a flying training deployment.

A-10s enter Estonia in support of OAR
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Missy Sterling
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Canada paid $33 million in June to remain as F-35 partner nation

Posted in Industry on July 28th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Canada paid $33 million in June to remain as F-35 partner nation

The Canadian government transferred $33 million to the F-35 program office on Jun. 24 so that Canada can remain as one of the partner nations for the stealth fighter program.

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By Alain Rioux [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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S. Korea, U.S. had high-level talks on transfer of technologies for the KF-X

Posted in Industry, Research on July 28th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on S. Korea, U.S. had high-level talks on transfer of technologies for the KF-X

Officials from South Korea and United States met for the first time in Washington to discuss the transfer of technologies for KAI to build the KF-X indigenous fighter.

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Source: KAI
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VP-8 deployed to U-Tapao, Thailand for joint exercise with RTN

Posted in Navy on July 28th, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on VP-8 deployed to U-Tapao, Thailand for joint exercise with RTN

A P-8A from VP-8 was deployed to U-Tapao, Thailand for Sea Surveillance Exercise (SEASURVEX) 16-4 with the Royal Thai Navy from Jul. 6-12.

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Photo: U.S. Navy
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