Archive for December 15th, 2016

J-15 firing YJ83K AShM

Posted in Navy on December 15th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A recent war game show Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning launching J-15s armed with YJ83K subsonic anti-ship missiles. The video also revealed the firing of the YJ83K from the J-15 for the first time.

Pakistan carried its latest test of Babur cruise missile

Posted in Army on December 15th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Pakistan’s Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has released a video showing an upgraded Babur cruise missile being test-fired.


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F-22s will be flying out of northern Australia

Posted in Air Force on December 15th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

During an event at Lowy Institute, Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the US Pacific Command, revealed that starting from next year, the U.S. Air Force will be deploying its F-22 fighter to northern Australia.

Aircraft Combat Archer (2565196807)
By U.S. Air Force/Master Sgt. Michael Ammons (Combat Archer) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

U.S. to retire F-4 from active inventory next week

Posted in Air Force, Heritage on December 15th, 2016 by alert5 – 1 Comment

Its sunset for the F-4 Phantom II in active duty U.S. Air Force inventory as a retirement ceremony cum final flight will be held at Holloman Air Force Base on Dec. 21. Hit the link below if you’d like to attend the ceremony.

USAF McDonnell Douglas QF-4E Phantom II
By James Rowson [CC BY-SA 4.0 or CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

South Korea to develop indigenous Taurus-class cruise missile

Posted in Industry, Research on December 15th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said it will start research on a Taurus-class cruise missile starting from 2018.


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