Archive for January 10th, 2017

Super Hornet returns to active-duty; 7 years after suffering in-flight fire

Posted in Navy on January 10th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Super Hornet returns to active-duty; 7 years after suffering in-flight fire

The U.S. Navy has managed to return a fire-damaged Super Hornet back to the fleet for the first time.

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Photo: U.S. Navy
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Pakistan test-fires Babur-3 SLCM for first time

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Pakistan carried out its first successful test of the Babur-3 Submarine Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) from the Indian Ocean on Jan. 9.


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RoKAF scrambles F-15s, F-16s as 6 PLAAF H-6s transit Tsushima Strait

Posted in Air Force on January 10th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on RoKAF scrambles F-15s, F-16s as 6 PLAAF H-6s transit Tsushima Strait

The Republic of Korea Air Force scrambled around 10 F-15 and F-16 fighters after China dispatched 8 of its warplanes into the Tsushima Strait.

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Graphic: JSDF
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Watch 3 Super Hornets release 103 mini-drones

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During a demonstration at China Lake in October 2016, three Super Hornets released 103 Perdix mini-uavs and the drones then later flew together as a swarm.


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