Archive for February 13th, 2017

North Korea has tested new medium-range solid fuel ballistic missile

Posted in Space on February 13th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on North Korea has tested new medium-range solid fuel ballistic missile

A new medium-range ballistic missile test fired by North Korea on Feb. 12 is a new variant, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.

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Scholars: Sell the F-35 to Taiwan

Posted in Air Force, Industry on February 13th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Scholars: Sell the F-35 to Taiwan

Two scholars have written an op-ed on The Hill, calling for the Trump administration to sell the Lockheed Martin F-35 to Taiwan.

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By Alex Lloyd (https://www.dvidshub.net/image/2076301) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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India hopes to buy six A330s and convert them into AEW&C platforms

Posted in Industry, Research on February 13th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on India hopes to buy six A330s and convert them into AEW&C platforms

The Chairman of India’s state-run Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) said permission is being sought from the Cabinet Committee for Security to buy six A330s from Airbus and convert them into early warning radar platforms.

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By allen watkin (originally posted to Flickr as Air India A330) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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