Archive for June 11th, 2017

Berkuts 25th anniversary airshow

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Israel plans to test Arrow 3 ABM system in Alaska next year

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The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Israel Missile Defense Organization plans to test the Arrow anti-ballistic missile system in Alaska next year.

AST-15-002
By United States Missile Defense Agency [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Portugal has entered talks to buy five KC-390s

Posted in Air Force, Industry on June 11th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

According to Flight Global, Embraer is now in talks with the Portugal government over five KC-390 military transports.

KC-390 em voo no interior de São Paulo
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Canada’s military still pushing for Super Hornets

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Canada’s top general, Jonathan Vance, told Reuters that the military is still pushing for the purchase of Super Hornet fighters despite a dispute with Boeing over narrowbody airliners.

FA-18E of VFA-195 landing on USS George Washington in June 2015
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bryan Mai [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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