Archive for May 26th, 2017

Clear view of Russia’s Orion UAV

Posted in Research, UAV on May 26th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Clear view of Russia’s Orion UAV

We first reported on this mysterious Russia unmanned aerial vehicle last year when it was spotted by commercial satellite. Now a clear view of the airplane has emerged.

Orion
Photo: Oleg Kondratov

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Pakistan lost another F-7PG

Posted in Air Force on May 26th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Pakistan lost another F-7PG

A Pakistan Air Force F-7PG fighter crashed near Mianwali on May 25 while it was on a training flight. A press release issued by the service said the pilot ejected successfully.

Pakistani Chengdu J-7
By Michael B. Keller, U.S. Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Elbit to supply J-Music to an International Organization

Posted in Industry on May 26th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Elbit to supply J-Music to an International Organization

Elbit announced on May 24 that it will supply its J-Music DIRCM (Direct Infrared Countermeasures) system to an international organization.


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Bulgaria might continue to operate MiG-29s for another 11 years

Posted in Air Force on May 26th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Bulgaria might continue to operate MiG-29s for another 11 years

Bulgaria’s new government has signaled that it plans to continue operating the MiG-29 fighter instead of getting a new fighter.

MiG-29 Graf Ignatievo 2
By Staff Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Media tour of RQ-4 at Yokota Air Base, Japan

Posted in Air Force, UAV on May 26th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Media tour of RQ-4 at Yokota Air Base, Japan

The press in Japan were allowed to get close up with a U.S. Air Force RQ-4 deployed to Yokota Air Base, Japan.


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