Archive for December 9th, 2016

German Navy F-124 frigates getting new air defense radars

Posted in Air Defense, Industry, Navy on December 9th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The German Ministry of Defense has chosen a supplier of new air defense radars for its three F-124 Sachsen-class frigates.

Fregatte Sachsen (F 219)
By Bundeswehr-Fotos (originally posted to Flickr as Fregattee SACHSEN) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Turkish Defense Minister reviews the testing of Hisar-O

Posted in Air Defense on December 9th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Turkey’s Defense Minister Fikri Işık witnessed the launch of the indigenous Hisar-O medium range air defense system last week.

Watch the Israeli F-35 refuel in flight

Posted in Air Force on December 9th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment


Video: IDF

Maiden flight of German Navy NH90 Sea Lion

Posted in Navy on December 9th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Airbus Helicopters flew the first of 18 NH90 Sea Lion ordered by the German Navy on Dec. 8 in Donauwörth.

NH90_NGEN001_Sea_Lion_Ref_094_Copyright-Airbus-Helicopters%252C-Christian-Keller
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48 CH-47Fs for Saudi Arabia

Posted in Industry on December 9th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress on the potential sale of 48 Boeing CH-47F heavy-lift helicopters to Saudi Arabia.

CH-47F multi-ship 131211-Z-WH280-005
By Maj. Will Cox (https://www.dvidshub.net/image/1149892) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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