Archive for June 28th, 2017

Watch the F-35B arriving in Okinawa for the first time

Posted in Marines on June 28th, 2017 by alert5 – 2 Comments

The F-35B arrived in Okinawa for the first time when two aircraft assigned to VMFA-121 touch down at Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, Japan on Jun. 26.


Video: USMC

Beriev signs contract to sell 2 Be-200s to Chinese company

Posted in Industry on June 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A Chinese company has emerged as the newest and civilian operator of the Beriev Be-200 amphibious aircraft.

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Photo: Beriev
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SCMP: Liaoning unlikely to be open to public visits in Hong Kong

Posted in Navy on June 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Kristin Huang from South China Morning Post says Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning is expected to arrive in Hong Kong on Jul. 7 and will there for four-days.

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JASSM deployed in South Korea

Posted in Uncategorized on June 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Media reports in South Korea say the U.S. military has deployed more than 10 AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) in the peninsular.

AGM-158 Joint air-to-surface standoff missile
By Duch.seb (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Croatia to approach Israel on getting second-hand F-16s

Posted in Air Force on June 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Večernji List reported on Jun. 27 that Croatia will send out four letters to U.S., Sweden, Israel and South Korea for fighter aircraft.

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By Chris Lofting [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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