Archive for June 20th, 2017

Drone videos of Iranian missiles hitting their targets in Syria

Posted in Space on June 20th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Drone videos of Iranian missiles hitting their targets in Syria

These video are allegedly taken by Iranian drones operating over Syria while a ballistic missile attack by being carried out by the IRGC on Jun. 18.


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Taiwan to ramp up production of Wan Chien standoff weapon

Posted in Air Force, Industry on June 20th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Taiwan to ramp up production of Wan Chien standoff weapon

Up Media from Taiwan said in an exclusive report that Taipei intents to ramp up the production of the Wan Chien standoff weapon carried by the IDF fighter.

IDF-Wan Chien
By O8447 (Own work) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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India has decided not to buy the S-70B

Posted in Industry, Navy on June 20th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on India has decided not to buy the S-70B

A news report from India said the government has decided to drop its bid to buy 16 S-70B naval helicopters from Sikorsky.

Sailors attach a cargo sling to a Royal Australian Navy S-70B Seahawk helicopter
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Former F-14 production facility is churning out aircraft parts again

Posted in Heritage on June 20th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Former F-14 production facility is churning out aircraft parts again

Hangar 6 at Long Island, New York is once again buzzing with activity as aircraft firm Luminati is now producing parts and components for its solar-powered sailplanes there.

Grumman F-14A production line Calverton 1986 mfr 863853-7 (GHC via RJF) (18355102825)
By San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives [No restrictions or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Germany to transfer troops from Turkey to Jordan from next month

Posted in Air Force on June 20th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Germany to transfer troops from Turkey to Jordan from next month

German troops and military aircraft now deployed to Turkey will begin their relocation to Jordan starting from next month.

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Photo: Bundeswehr/Bienert
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