Archive for May 4th, 2017

JS Izumo is now underway towards Singapore

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Mainichi Shimbun reports that JS Izumo has completed its escort mission of a U.S Navy supply ship and is joined by destroyer JS Sazanami for the trip to Singapore.

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

PAK-FA to be armed with Kh-35UE

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Russia’s Izvestia newspaper reported that the Sukhoi PAK-FA stealth fighter will be armed with the Kh-35UE anti-ship missile, giving the fighter a anti-surface role as well.

India tests BrahMos Block III at Andaman & Nicobar Islands on two consecutive days

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The Indian Army fired the BrahMos Block III supersonic land attack cruise missile in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands on May 2nd and 3rd.

BrahMos III
Photo: Indian Ministry of Defence
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HTMS Chakri Naruebet confirmed for Singapore fleet review; to participate in 1st multilateral CARAT

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The Royal Thai Navy has confirmed that its flagship, aircraft carrier HTMS Chakri Naruebet, will be participating in Singapore’s inaugural fleet review.

Chakri Naruebet 2001
By PH3 ALEX C. WITTE, USN [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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Israeli C-130s made contact during flyover

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A pair of Israeli Air Force C-130s that were participating in a flyover to mark the country’s Independence Day made contact in the air and the flight crew were unaware of the incident.

120516 Independence Flypast Hercules 02
By Oren Rozen (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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