Archive for June 16th, 2017

Missile attack on UAE vessel off Yemen

Posted in Navy on June 16th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Missile attack on UAE vessel off Yemen

Saudi Arabia has confirmed that a missile attack occurred off the coast of Yemen on Jun. 14. An unidentified ship from the UAE was hit and a crew member injured.

KC-390 coming to New Zealand, North Africa, South East Asia for sales tour

Posted in Airshow, Industry on June 16th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on KC-390 coming to New Zealand, North Africa, South East Asia for sales tour

Embraer will bring its KC-390 medium transport plane to Sweden and undisclosed European Nations during its maiden debut at the Paris airshow.

KC-390 em voo no interior de São Paulo
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Bell suggests producing AH-1Z in Romania

Posted in Industry on June 16th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Bell suggests producing AH-1Z in Romania

An executive from Bell told Economica.net that Romania could be producing the AH-1Z attack helicopter in the next 4-5 years.

15th MEU takes to the skies 151130-M-GC438-251
By Sgt. Jamean Berry [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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XS-1 will take-off and land at Cape Canaveral

Posted in Industry, Research, Space on June 16th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on XS-1 will take-off and land at Cape Canaveral

DARPA’s Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program will be using Cape Canaveral as the base to test the spaceplane with Boeing.


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RMAF Hawk 108 crashes, both pilots killed

Posted in Air Force on June 16th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on RMAF Hawk 108 crashes, both pilots killed

Two Royal Malaysian Air Force Hawk 108 pilots were killed when their aircraft went down on Jun. 15 after taking off from Kuantan airbase.

TUDM Hawk 108 crash
Photo: TUDM
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