Archive for June 5th, 2017

Watch the roll out of 1st F-35A assembled in Japan

Posted in Air Force, Industry on June 5th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Watch the roll out of 1st F-35A assembled in Japan

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has roll out the first F-35A to be assembled in Japan (AX-5) at its Toyoyama plant today.


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Super Hornets, F-15Js fly in formation over CVN 76

Posted in Air Force, Navy on June 5th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Super Hornets, F-15Js fly in formation over CVN 76
170601-N-EM227-117  SEA OF JAPAN (June 1, 2017) U.S. Navy and Japan Air Self-Defense Force aircraft fly in formation over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The U.S. Navy and Japan Air Self-Defense Force routinely fly together to continue efforts of supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Artur Sedrakyar/Released)

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SEA OF JAPAN (June 1, 2017) U.S. Navy and Japan Air Self-Defense Force aircraft fly in formation over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The U.S. Navy and Japan Air Self-Defense Force routinely fly together to continue efforts of supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Artur Sedrakyar/Released)

A6M Zero piloted by Japanese flew over Tokyo Bay

Posted in Heritage on June 5th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on A6M Zero piloted by Japanese flew over Tokyo Bay

One of the highlights of the Red Bull Air Race 2017 in Tokyo was the appearance of a Mitsubishi Zero warbird flown by a Japanese pilot.


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India’s QR-SAM tested for the first time

Posted in Air Defense on June 5th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on India’s QR-SAM tested for the first time

India has test-fired its QR-SAM for the first time on Jun. 4. The indigenous air defense missile was test-fired at about 12.40 pm from a truck-mounted canister launcher.


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