Archive for March 3rd, 2017

Bangladesh releases tender for 8 multi-role fighters

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Bangladesh’s Directorate General of Defence Purchases (DGDP) has published a tender on Feb. 28 for the purchase of eight multi-role fighter aircraft.

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Full-scale model of PAK DA is ready

Posted in Industry on March 3rd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

TASS reports that a full-scale wooden model of the Russian future bomber – PAK DA – has been completed.

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Boeing, Leonardo to compete in UH-1N replacement competition with MH-139

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Boeing has joined hands with Leonardo to offer the MH-139 helicopter for the U.S. Air Force’s UH-1N replacement program.

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Photo: Boeing

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Taiwan confirms PAC-3 deployed to east coast

Posted in Air Defense, Air Force on March 3rd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense has confirmed that the American-made PAC-3 air defense missile system has been deployed to Hualien and Taitung counties on the island’s east coast.

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Screen grab from Ministry of National Defense video

Watch 3 F-22s forward refuel from a MC-130J

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Three F-22s assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron forward refuel with a MC-130J from the 9th Special Operations Squadron on Feb. 26. This is the second time such procedure has been carried out.