Archive for December 30th, 2016

China invites everyone to take a look at its aircraft carrier

Posted in Navy on December 30th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Chinese Ministry of Defense spokesman Yang Yujun said during a monthly news briefing on Dec. 29 that anyone can come take a look at its aircraft carrier Liaoning, as long as relevant laws and rules are not broken and there is no obstruction to the navigation of the ship.

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Serbia to order 9 H145M light helicopters

Posted in Industry on December 30th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Airbus Helicopters has secured an order from Serbia for nine H145M light helicopters. The Serbian Ministry of Defense said the rotorcraft are to be used by both military and police.

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360 cockpit video of the Boeing T-X first flight

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Previously unknown site in North Korea could be missile base

Posted in Space on December 30th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The folks over at Strategic Sentinel have uncovered a possible missile base in North Korea. Commercial satellite photos analyzed by the U.S.-based firm suggests the site in Geumchang-ri has a missile silo.

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Raytheon to supply FIM-92H missiles to India, Italy and Qatar

Posted in Air Defense, Industry on December 30th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Pentagon said Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $207 million firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract to supply the FIM-92H Block 1 and FIM-92F Block 1 missiles to India, Italy and Qatar.

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