Archive for June 29th, 2017

Hong Kong Commercial Daily: Liaoning open to visits during port call in Hong Kong

Posted in Navy on June 29th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Hong Kong Commercial Daily reported today that Chinese aircraft carrier will be open to visits during its five-day stay in Hong Kong.

Ngong Shuen Chau Naval Base
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Military radar equipment goes missing during transit in Malaysia

Posted in Industry on June 29th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A container full of military radar equipment has gone missing in the Malaysian port of Tanjung Pelepas in Johor Baru.

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Royal Thai Air Force pilots begin KAI T-50 conversion course

Posted in Air Force, Industry on June 29th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Six Royal Thai Air Force pilots are now in South Korea for the conversion course to fly the KAI T-50.

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Taiwan commissions its first AH-64E squadron

Posted in Army on June 29th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Taiwan stood up its first operational AH-64E attack helicopter squadron on Jun. 28.

Luftwaffe ace with 81 kills flies in Spitfire

Posted in Heritage on June 29th, 2017 by alert5 – 1 Comment

German World War 2 ace Hugo Broch had a chance to fulfill his dream of flying a Spitfire during a recent flight at Biggin Hill in Kent.