Archive for July 2nd, 2017

2000 Hong Kong residents will get to tour carrier Liaoning

Posted in Navy on July 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The People’s Liberation Army Hong Kong Garrison has announced today the details regarding the public tour of aircraft carrier Liaoning.

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Reunion for American pilots who delivered fighters to Israel during 1973 war

Posted in Heritage on July 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A group of ten American fighter pilots who ferried aircraft to Israel during the Yom Kippur War in 1973 had a reunion in the country last month.

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Hill’s F-35As to perform their first Fourth of July flyover

Posted in Air Force on July 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Independence Day celebrations across northern Utah will be special this year as the F-35A from the 419th Fighter Wing will be making their debut at the flyovers.

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By Alex R. Lloyd [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Subcontractor used recycled material in Nirbhay cruise missile

Posted in Research on July 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A subcontractor in the Nirbhay cruise missile program had manufactured a component using recycled material, the chairman of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) disclosed.

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Photo: DRDO
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Toshiba to settle with government over reconnaissance F-15J dispute

Posted in Air Force, Industry on July 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Japanese conglomerate Toshiba has decided to pay the Japanese government $14 million to settle a lawsuit on a failed attempt to create a reconnaissance variant of the F-15J.

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By 航空自衛隊 [GJSTUv1], via Wikimedia Commons
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