Archive for March 12th, 2017

BrahMos-ER test fired successfully

Posted in Research on March 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

India on Mar. 11 successfully conducted the first flight test of the extended range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile.

Indian Army's BrahMos Mobile Autonomous Launchers (MAL) (2)
By Anirvan Shukla (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Romania set to join ENJJPT

Posted in Air Force on March 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

At the recent steering committee meeting of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training (ENJJPT) program, it was disclosed that the Romania will likely join the training program at Sheppard Air Force Base before the next committee meeting in September.

ENJJPT logo
By ENJJPT (ENJJPT Student Handbook) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Time-lapse video showing ex-USS Independence leaving Bremerton for scrap yard

Posted in Heritage, Navy on March 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The former USS Independence left Puget Sound Naval Shipyard on Mar. 11 for its final journey to a shipyard in Texas where it will be broken up.