Archive for April 2nd, 2017

Mirage IV to go on display at Yorkshire Air Museum

Posted in Heritage on April 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Mirage IV to go on display at Yorkshire Air Museum

The Yorkshire Air Museum has become the only museum outside France to have a Dassault Mirage IV nuclear strike bomber in its collection.

Mirage IVA n29 - Côté gauche
By Groumfy69 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Israel wants to double the Iron Dome missile load on its Sa’ar-6 corvettes

Posted in Air Defense, Navy on April 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Israel wants to double the Iron Dome missile load on its Sa’ar-6 corvettes

Six Sa’ar-6 corvettes that Israel is buying from Germany will have twice the amount of Iron Dome interceptors than planned.


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South Korea about to induct second modified C-130

Posted in Air Force on April 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on South Korea about to induct second modified C-130

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has confirmed that the first of four C-130s modified for special operations has been delivered to the air force and a second one is waiting to be tested later this year.

2012년 3월 해병대 쌍룡연합훈련(3) (7155491847)
By 대한민국 국군 Republic of Korea Armed Forces (2012년 3월 해병대 쌍룡연합훈련(3)) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Yemen unveils another SA-2 derived surface-to-surface ballistic missile

Posted in Air Defense on April 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Yemen unveils another SA-2 derived surface-to-surface ballistic missile

Yemen’s rebels carried out a ballistic missile attack against Saudi Arabia on Mar. 28 in an attempt to saturate the Patriot air defense systems protecting the cities of Abha and Khamis Mushayt.


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