Archive for December 10th, 2016

Indonesian Army Bell 412 pilot found alive 2 weeks after aircraft went down

Posted in Army on December 10th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The co-pilot of a Indonesian Army Bell 412 by villagers on Dec. 8, two weeks after his helicopter crashed while on a supply mission in North Kalimantan.

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Photo: TNI AU
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10 years ago this month, Jon Beesley took the F-35 into the air for the first time

Posted in Air Force, Marines, Navy on December 10th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Retired Lockheed Martin test pilot Jon Beesley was back in Fort Worth this month to celebrate the first flight of the F-35. Beesley flew the maiden flight of the F-35 on Dec. 15, 2006.

Watch Su-35s arriving at their new home close to Finland

Posted in Air Force on December 10th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Su-35s that the Russian Ministry of Defense are deploying to Karelia have arrived.

North Korea can mount nuke weapon on missile, problem with warhead re-entry

Posted in Space on December 10th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

An anonymous U.S. military official said North Korea is now able to put a nuclear warhead atop of a missile, however, Pyongyang is not sure whether the warhead can survive re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere.

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461 FLTS brought all 3 F-35 variants together to hunt for GBADS

Posted in Air Force, Marines, Navy on December 10th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

At Edwards Air Force Base, the 461st Flight Test Squadron is employing all three variants of the F-35 to test whether each variant’s on board Multifunction Advanced Data Link (MADL) could talk to each other during a hunt for Ground Based Air Defense System.

F-35 Lightning II variants in flight near Eglin AFB 2014
By U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Katerina Slivinske [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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