Archive for March 22nd, 2017

Yak-130 has been delivered to Myanmar

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FSMTC deputy director Mikhail Petukhov told Sputnik at the sidelines of Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition that Russia has completed the delivery of the first batch of Yak-130 to Myanmar.

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Konflikty.pl [Attribution or Attribution], via Wikimedia Commons
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JMSDF, Thai aircraft carriers participating in Singapore’s inaugural fleet review

Posted in Navy on March 22nd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on JMSDF, Thai aircraft carriers participating in Singapore’s inaugural fleet review

The Republic of Singapore Navy will be mark its 50th birthday with an inaugural International Maritime Review on May 15.

IMR
Graphic adapted from Singapore Ministry of Defense page

Four A-29s arrived in Kabul

Posted in Air Force on March 22nd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Four A-29s arrived in Kabul

Four A-29 attack aircraft arrived at Kabul, Afghanistan on Mar. 20. The Afghan Air Force now has 12 aircraft for the upcoming 2017 fighting season.

Four A-29 Super Tucanos arrive in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 20, 2017, before the beginning of the 2017 fighting season. The aircraft will bolster the Afghan Air Force's inventory from eight to 12 A-29s in country. Airmen from Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air, as part of Resolute Support Mission, work in tandem with their Afghan counterparts fostering a working relationship and fortifying confidence in the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordan Castelan)

Four A-29 Super Tucanos arrive in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 20, 2017, before the beginning of the 2017 fighting season. The aircraft will bolster the Afghan Air Force’s inventory from eight to 12 A-29s in country. Airmen from Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air, as part of Resolute Support Mission, work in tandem with their Afghan counterparts fostering a working relationship and fortifying confidence in the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordan Castelan)

Lockheed Martin claims it can deliver T-50A two years ahead of schedule

Posted in Air Force, Industry on March 22nd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Lockheed Martin claims it can deliver T-50A two years ahead of schedule

Lockheed Martin disclosed during the company’s annual media day that it can deliver its T-50A to meet the U.S. Air Force’s T-X project two years ahead of schedule.

T-50A Greenville
Photo: Lockheed Martin
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AH-1Zs, UH-1Ys in Japan are now equipped with auxiliary fuel tanks

Posted in Marines on March 22nd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on AH-1Zs, UH-1Ys in Japan are now equipped with auxiliary fuel tanks

HMLA-267 carried out a four-day mission that took them to various places in Japan recently in order to test the effectiveness of the new auxiliary fuel tank for the unit’s AH-1Z and UH-1Y helicopters.

Marine helicopters soar farther than before with auxiliary fuel tanks
Photo by Lance Cpl. Andy Martinez
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