Archive for May 15th, 2017

Taiwan’s S-2T to make final flight

Posted in Air Force on May 15th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The last remaining combat-code S-2Ts in Asia will soon fade into history. The Republic of China Air Force will fly the Grumman submarine hunter for the last time on May 18.

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Photo: RoCAF
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A-29 to participate in OA-X experiment

Posted in Air Force, Industry on May 15th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Sierra Nevada Corporation announced on May 12 that it will partner with Embraer to bring the latter’s A-29 Super Tucano to the U.S. Air Force’s Capability Assessment of Non-Developmental Light Attack Platforms, a.k.a OA-X.

Super Tucano at Moody
By USA Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Russia to start delivery of S-400 to China this year

Posted in Air Defense on May 15th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

We were told by a source that Russia will commence the delivery of the S-400 air defense missile system to China later this year.

ЗРК С-400 Триумф (SA-21) на репетиции 4 мая 2010
By ru:Участник:Goodvint (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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