Archive for June 25th, 2017

Taiwan to declared AH-64E operational

Posted in Army on June 25th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Taiwan to declared AH-64E operational

Taiwan will declared its AH-64E is operational on Jun. 28. The island will stand up its first operational unit with the 601st Air Cavalry Brigade.

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By 玄史生 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons
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Half of the E-4B fleet damaged by tornado

Posted in Air Force on June 25th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Half of the E-4B fleet damaged by tornado

Two of the four E-4B airborne command post operated by the United States Air Force were damaged by a tornado storm that struck Offutt Air Force Base on Jun. 23.

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By U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Video: Launch failure of Sky Sword II

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Apple Daily has obtained the video that shows a Sky Sword II air-to-air missile dropping into the ocean after launch from a IDF fighter on Jun. 23.

Pantsir-ME has entered production

Posted in Air Defense, Navy on June 25th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Pantsir-ME has entered production

The naval variant of the Russian short-range air defense system – Pantsir-ME – has been cleared for production, TASS reports.

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Photos: Michael Jerdev
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Sky Sword II air-to-air missile failed during test-firing

Posted in Air Force on June 25th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Sky Sword II air-to-air missile failed during test-firing

One day after two MIM-23 Hawk missiles failed during test-firing, the Republic of China Air Force suffered another setback on Jun. 23 when a Sky Sword II air-to-air missile failed after being launched from a IDF fighter.


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