Archive for July 5th, 2017

Philippine Air Force C-130 brought back from U.S. bombs, rockets necessary for air strikes

Posted in Air Force on July 5th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Philippine Air Force C-130 brought back from U.S. bombs, rockets necessary for air strikes

A C-130 from the Philippine Air Force was dispatched to Arizona, United States last month to bring back a cargo of bombs and rockets needed for the airstrikes in Marawi City.

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Photo: PAF
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Monument to mark the fatal crash of F-111B

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The Grumman Memorial park will be getting a monument to mark the crash of a F-111B in 1967 that killed two Grumman test pilots.

General Dynamics F-111B in flight in 1960s
By U.S. Navy [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Philippines interested in KAI’s KUH-1 utility helicopter

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Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) said the Philippine government has shown interest in acquiring the company’s KUH-1 utility helicopter.

KUH-1 Surion in Alaska (12201222285)
By Korea Aerospace Industries (KUH-1 Surion in Alaska) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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First firing of Sea Venom / ANL anti-ship missile

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The Sea Venom / ANL anti-ship missile was successfully fired for the first time last month at the Île du Levant test range in France.

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