Archive for February 21st, 2017

Hezbollah has smuggled Yakhont into Lebanon

Posted in Navy on February 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Hezbollah has smuggled Yakhont into Lebanon

Western intelligence agencies believe that Hezbollah has managed to smuggle at least eight SS-N-26 Yakhont anti-ship missiles into Lebanon.

UAE orders RAM Block 2

Posted in Navy on February 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on UAE orders RAM Block 2

The UAE has ordered an undisclosed number of RAM Block 2 close-in weapon system for its Baynunah-class corvettes.

USS Theodore Roosevelt conducts a live-fire exercise
By (U.S. Navy photo/Released) 140818-N-ZZ999-003 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/usnavy/14989078441/) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Russia to develop 5th generation fighter with UAE

Posted in Industry on February 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russia to develop 5th generation fighter with UAE

Rostec has revealed that it is in discussions with the UAE on developing a fifth-generation fighter and an initial agreement has been signed.

Sukhoi T-50 Medvedev-3
By Aleksandr Medvedev (http://russianplanes.net/id62440) [GFDL or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons
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