Archive for March 7th, 2017

Russian Knights to premier their new Su-30SMs in Malaysia

Posted in Air Force, Airshow on March 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Russian Knights will bring their newly acquired Su-30SM fighters to the LIMA exhibition in Langkawi, Malaysia this month.

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Photo: Vyacheslav Pelymsky
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Watch the retirement ceremony of INS Viraat

Posted in Navy on March 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The world’s oldest aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, lowered its Naval Ensign and Commissioning Pendant for the final time on Mar. 6. Ending a 59 year career.

Taiwan unveils Teng Yun UAV as escort jammer

Posted in Research, UAV on March 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Arrival of Yokota’s first C-130J

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The first of 14 C-130Js to be assigned to Yokota Air Base, Japan arrived at the base on Mar. 6 and the base personnel was there to welcome the latest variant of the Hercules.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman David C. Danford
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E-3G vulnerable to hacking

Posted in Air Force on March 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Motherboard has an extensive article on the teething issues faced by the U.S. Air Force in bringing the latest E-3G Block 40/45 online.

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By U.S. Navy photo [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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