Archive for March 28th, 2017

JS Izumo to visit Philippines in June

Posted in Navy on March 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on JS Izumo to visit Philippines in June

A officer from the Philippine Navy disclosed that the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Izumo will make a stop in the country this June.

DDH-183いずも型護衛艦
By Kaijō Jieitai (海上自衛隊 / Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force) (http://www.mod.go.jp/msdf/formal/jmp/201612.html) [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Japanese politicians want JSDF to have ability to strike North Korea

Posted in Air Force on March 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Japanese politicians want JSDF to have ability to strike North Korea

Some politicians from Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party want the Japan Self-Defense Force to have the ability to strike North Korea.

JASDF GCS-1 Dummy
By Hunini (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Israeli G550s uploaded with new UAV-detecting software code

Posted in Air Force, UAV on March 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Israeli G550s uploaded with new UAV-detecting software code

The Israeli Air Force’s G550 airborne early warning aircraft have been given new software that allows its onboard EL/W-2085 radars to detect unmanned aerial vehicles.

120516 Independence Flypast Nachshons 01
By Oren Rozen (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Watch the arrival of TC-90s in Philippines

Posted in Navy on March 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Watch the arrival of TC-90s in Philippines

The first two of five TC-90s that the Philippines leased from Japan arrived at Naval Base Haracleo Alano, Sangley Point, Cavite City on Mar. 27.


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