Archive for March 4th, 2017

JMSDF retires its MH-53E

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The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force has retired the MH-53E mine-sweeping helicopter from service.

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Photo: JMSDF
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Royal Navy fires the Sea Skua for the last time

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The Royal Navy has carried out its last live-firing of the Sea Skua anti-ship missile. The weapon is being phased out as its airborne platform – the Lynx – is being retired from service this month.

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Photo: Royal Navy
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NCSIST to display armed Teng Yun UAV at TADTE 2017

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Jane’s reported that Taiwan’s state-run National Chung-shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) will unveil an armed version of its Reaper-like Teng Yun unmanned aerial vehicle at the Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition (TADTE) 2017

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MQ-4C coming to Guam only in 2018

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The U.S. Navy will not be able to deploy its MQ-4C Triton maritime patrol unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam this year, Jane’s reported.

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Photo: U.S. Navy

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