Archive for December 27th, 2016

Taiwan says Liaoning carrier group heading towards Hainan

Posted in Navy on December 27th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

An anonymous Taiwan defense official told Reuters that Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning and six other warships are now heading towards Hainan island.

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Israeli Air Force is opposing plan by Army to acquire long-range missiles

Posted in Air Force, Army, Industry on December 27th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Israel is mulling an option to equip its artillery corps with long-range surface-to-surface missile that can reach targets deep inside Lebanon. However, the plan is being opposed by the Air Force who believes its warplanes are more suited for the job.

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Russian missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov has completed its overhual

Posted in Navy on December 27th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

After five long years of upgrades and repairs at Zvyozdochka Shipyard, Russia’s second Slava-class cruiser – has return to service with the Northern Fleet.

Cruiser Marshal Ustinov leaving Norfolk 1989
By Camera Operator: PH1 JEFF ELLIOT, USN (ID:DN-ST-89-10486) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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India conducts fourth test of Agni 5

Posted in Space on December 27th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

India has successfully conducted a fourth test launch of its Agni 5 nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile on Dec. 26.

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Iraq taking delivery of T-50IQ early next year

Posted in Air Force, Industry on December 27th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Iraq’s Ministry of Defense says it will soon take delivery of the T-50IQ it ordered from South Korea.

T-50IQ first flight
Photo: KAI
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