Archive for April 7th, 2017

USMC CH-53E crashes in Yuma, Arizona

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Five U.S. Marines were able to walk away from their CH-53E on Apr. 5 after the helicopter crashed near Barry M. Goldwater Range in Yuma, Arizona.

1-6 MTX 5-15 Retrograde 150924-M-OU200-104
By Cpl. Kelly Street [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Third batch of Rafales for Egypt

Posted in Air Force, Industry on April 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Egypt has taken delivery of a third batch of Rafale fighters from Dassault on Apr. 5.

First ever hot load of the GBU-32 on F-35B

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VMFA-211 partnered with MAWTS-1 to conduct the first ever hot load of a GBU-32 on an F-35B MCAS Yuma, Apr. 4.

Proof of concept: First hot load of GBU-32 on F-35B
Photo By: Cpl. Harley Robinson
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Bell ready to deliver AH-1Z to Pakistan, optimistic of getting second export order

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The business development manager for Bell Helicopter’s global military business told Jane’s that Pakistan will take delivery of three AH-1Zs this summer.

Marine helicopters soar farther than before with auxiliary fuel tanks
Photo by Lance Cpl. Andy Martinez
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South Korea tested Hyunmoo-2 with a range of 800 km

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South Korea recently test fired its Hyunmoo-2 ballistic missile that can fly up to a range of 800 km at its Anheung test site .


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