Archive for May 13th, 2017

PAK FA in new digital camo

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Photos of the eight PAK FA flying prototype has emerged and this one comes in a new half-digital camouflage.

Boeing given $488 million contract to remanufacture 38 U.K. AH-64s

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The U.S. Army Contracting Command has given Boeing a $488 million contract on May 11 for the “remanufacture of 38 AH-64 Apache aircraft” for Britain.

WAH-64D at Middle Wallop
By Jerry Gunner [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Saudi, Turkey and Ukraine to work on AN-132 maritime patrol variant

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At the IDEF 2017 exhibition in Istanbul on May 10, Ukroboronprom, Havelsan, and Taqnia concluded an agreement to create a maritime patrol variant of the AN-132D.

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Photo: Antonov

Taiwan to brief U.S. on espionage case

Posted in Air Defense on May 13th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense spokesman Chen Chung-chi said Taipei will brief Washington regarding an espionage case in its missile command.

Patriot PAC-2 Launcher with HEMTT Display at CKS Memorial Hall Square 20140607b
By 玄史生 (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Tejas test-fires Derby radar-guided air-to-air missile

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The Indian Air Force’s Tejas fighter has test-fired a Derby radar-guided air-to-air missile on May 12.


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