Archive for June 9th, 2017

South Korea discovers wreckage of North Korean UAV

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South Korea says it has discovered the wreckage of a North Korean unmanned aerial vehicle in the mountains near Gangwon Province.

North Korea shows off its mobile shore-based anti-ship missile system

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North Korea test-fired several missiles on Jun. 8 and now KCNA says those are a new type of anti-ship missile fired from a tracked launch vehicle. The system made an appearance during a military parade in Pyongyang this year.

Berkuts to celebrate 25th anniversary

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The Russian Air Force’s Berkuts helicopter aerobatic team will celebrate its 25th birthday on Jun. 10 with an air show at Torzhok aviation center.

Mi-28N from Berkuti aerobatics team
By Vitaly V. Kuzmin (http://vitalykuzmin.net/?q=node/464) [CC BY-SA 4.0 or CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Russian Knights carried out their first aerial refueling using the Su-30SM

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F-15E scored an air-to-air kill over Syria

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An armed pro-Syria regime unmanned aerial vehicle was shot down over southern Syria on Jun. 8 by a fighter aircraft, the Pentagon announced.

F-15E Strike Eagle banks away from a tanker
By (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tony R. Tolley) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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