Archive for March 29th, 2017

Netra will be based at Bhisiana

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India has prepared Bhisiana air base in Punjab as the home base for its DRDO Netra airborne early warning system.

DRDO AEW&C Embraer ERJ 145
By Pritishp333 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Former A-6E NFO selected to be next F-35 program manager

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The current deputy program manager for the F-35 office, Rear Adm. Mat Winter, is expected to step up and replace the retiring Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan.

141211-N-PO203-016 ARLINGTON, Va. (Dec. 11, 2014) Rear Adm. Mathias W. Winter, Chief of Naval Research. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)

141211-N-PO203-016 ARLINGTON, Va. (Dec. 11, 2014) Rear Adm. Mathias W. Winter, Chief of Naval Research. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)


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RAC MiG’s latest MiG-29 package for RMAF was modeled on Myanmar’s upgrade

Posted in Air Force, Industry on March 29th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on RAC MiG’s latest MiG-29 package for RMAF was modeled on Myanmar’s upgrade

Myanmar’s fleet of MiG-29s have been upgraded by RAC MiG and this package has been offered to Malaysia and Bangladesh.

Royal Malaysian Air Force MiG-29N
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RAF Eurofighters deploying to Romania

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Four Royal Air Force Eurofighters from 3 (Fighter) Squadron will deploy to Romania’s Mihail Kogalniceanu Airbase starting from May.

RAF Typhoon Aircraft MOD 45155433
Photo: SAC Steve Buckley/MOD [OGL], via Wikimedia Commons
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Philippine Navy AW159s to be armed with Spike NLOS

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The Philippine Navy will arm its AugustaWestland AW159 naval helicopters with the Israeli Spike NOL missile.

Spike NLOS Missile FSMU (ADAS 2016)
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