Archive for July 2nd, 2017

2000 Hong Kong residents will get to tour carrier Liaoning

Posted in Navy on July 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on 2000 Hong Kong residents will get to tour carrier Liaoning

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 – Comments Off on Reunion for American pilots who delivered fighters to Israel during 1973 war

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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Photo: IDF
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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 – Comments Off on Hill’s F-35As to perform their first Fourth of July flyover

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 – Comments Off on Subcontractor used recycled material in Nirbhay cruise missile

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 – Comments Off on Toshiba to settle with government over reconnaissance F-15J dispute

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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