Archive for February 1st, 2017

Germany refuses to share raw data collected by Tornado with Turkey

Posted in Air Force on February 1st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Berlin has turned down a request from Ankara to have access to unfiltered aerial images collected by Luftwaffe Tornado ECR fighters operating out of Turkey.

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Photo: Bundeswehr/Bienert
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Former IAF Su-30K destined for Angola has been overhauled

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The first Su-30K that is being overhauled by Belarus’ 558th Aircraft Repair Plant has flown recently. A total of 12 aircraft are to be delivered to Angola.

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New signal processor for the AIM-120

Posted in Industry on February 1st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A new signal processor for the AIM-120 air-to-air missile is being develop by Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force under the Form Fit Function Refresh program.

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By: Senior Airman Mark Hoyt, U.S. Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Four soldiers with 101st injured during Black Hawk crash

Posted in Army on February 1st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Four soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division were hurt when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed and caught fire on Jan. 31. The crash occurred shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday during a training exercise.

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By Staff Sgt. Russell Lee Klika ([1] Hi-Res) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Trump administration unlikely to block F-16V sale to Bahrain

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The sale of F-16V fighters to Bahrain is likely to be approve by the new Trump administration, Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker said.

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