Archive for December 1st, 2016

Raytheon to upgrade Taiwan’s early warning radar centers

Posted in Air Defense, Air Force, Industry on December 1st, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Raytheon to upgrade Taiwan’s early warning radar centers

The U.S. Department of Defense announced in Release No: CR-227-16 on Nov. 28 that Raytheon has been awarded a $26 million contract for the Taiwan Early Warning Radar Surveillance Radar Program Missile Warning Center.

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Kuwait says it will buy 28 Super Hornets, Boeing will take back the Hornets

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A senior Kuwaiti military officer disclosed that the Gulf State is only buying 28 Super Hornets from Boeing and that the American aerospace company will take back a number of Kuwaiti F/A-18s in the deal.

US Navy 050614-N-0000I-007 An F-A-18F Super Hornet flies in a loose formation with an F-A-18E Super Hornet
By U.S. Navy photo by Midshipman John Ivancic [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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IRGC vessel pointed weapon at USN MH-60

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A Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard vessel pointed its on board weapon at a MH-60 helicopter belonging to HSC-7 on Nov.27.

U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 1st Class Anthony Morrison directs an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 7 to land aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S 140825-N-NU281-049
By MCSN Justin R. Pacheco [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Northrop Grumman video reveals more info on its Tern UAS

Posted in Navy, Research, UAV on December 1st, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Northrop Grumman video reveals more info on its Tern UAS

A video posted by Northrop Grumman on the Tern UAS it is developing for DARPA sheds new light on the unmanned aircraft’s capabilities.

S-300V4 in Crimea

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A video of a column of military vehicles in Crimea shows the S-300V4 transporters among them.