Archive for December 21st, 2016

P-8A Class A mishap at Kadena, Japan

Posted in Navy on December 21st, 2016 by alert5 – 11 Comments

A U.S. Navy P-8A assigned to VP-10 was damaged during towing at Kadena Air Base, Japan on Dec. 18. The service has classified the incident as a Class A mishap.

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Photo: U.S. Navy
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PNS Aslat test-fired its Chinese C-802 anti-ship missile

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The Pakistan Navy’s fourth Zulfiquar-class frigate – PNS Aslat – test-fired its Chinese C-802 subsonic anti-ship missile in the North Arabian Sea on Dec. 20.

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Photo: Inter Services Public Relations
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Joint Strike Missile has been test-fired in United States

Posted in Industry on December 21st, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Joint Strike Missile has been test-fired in United States

Kongsberg announced on Dec. 20 that its Joint Strike Missile (JSM) was recently launched from an Edwards Air Force-based F-16 over the Utah Test and Training Range.

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Photo: Kongsberg

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VFA-195 had ‘complex’ DACT with JASDF 302nd TFS

Posted in Air Force, Navy on December 21st, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on VFA-195 had ‘complex’ DACT with JASDF 302nd TFS

Exercise Benkyoukai took place on Nov. 28 and VFA-195 was paired with Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron again for the third iteration of this bilateral training.

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U.S. Navy photo by Ens. Mobolaji Popoola
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Antonov rolls out first An-132D

Posted in Industry on December 21st, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Antonov rolls out first An-132D

With great fanfare, Antonov rolled out the first An-132D transport plane in Kiev, Ukraine on Dec. 20.

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Photo: Antonov
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