Archive for December 13th, 2016

Mi-35 for Kazakhstan

Posted in Air Force on December 13th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A Mi-35M attack helicopter destined for Kazakhstan was seen at Almaty recently. Jane’s reported earlier that the country will take delivery of the rotorcraft this year.

Taurus cruise missiles delivered to Taegu Air Base, South Korea

Posted in Air Force on December 13th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Republic of Korea Air Force has taken delivery of around 40 Taurus long-range cruise missiles at Taegu Air Base, the service announced.

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By axesofevil2000 (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Qatar getting long-range early warning radar

Posted in Air Defense on December 13th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. government has agreed to sell a long-range early warning radar to Qatar. The news was announced by U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Dec. 10.

PAVE PAWS Radar, Beale AFB, USA
By Missile Defense Agency, USA (www.mda.mil),first uploaded by Wikifreund, Germany [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Israel’s first two F-35s have arrived home

Posted in Air Force, Industry on December 13th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

After a slight delay due to heavy fog in Italy, the first two F-35s for the Israeli Air Force arrived home at Nevatim Air Base on Dec. 12.

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Photo: Israeli Air Force
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A look into the arresting gear of Admiral Kuznetsov

Posted in Navy on December 13th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment