Archive for July 7th, 2017

Indian Navy wants 110 light utility helicopters, rejects the Ka-226T

Posted in Industry, Navy on July 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Indian Ministry of Defense will be issuing an Expression of Interest document to local firms to a “Make in India” project to supply 110 light utility helicopters to the Indian Navy.

Ka-226T, MAKS Airshow 2009
By Vitaliy Ragulin (Пожар на Белорусской.) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Ex-RAF Nimrod pilot was at the controls during this RCAF CP-140 incident

Posted in Air Force on July 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Canada’s Department of National Defence’s Airworthiness Investigative Authority has issued the final report in relation to the aborted takeoff and runway excursion of a CP-140 on Aug. 27, 2015.

Accident Investigation of CP-140 Aurora, Aircraft 103 which happened on the air field in 14 Wing Greenwood on 27 August 2015. Flight Safety # 165804. Photo: Cpl Gerald Cormier, 14 Wing Imaging GD2015-0454-438

Accident Investigation of CP-140 Aurora, Aircraft 103 which happened on the air field in 14 Wing Greenwood on 27 August 2015. Flight Safety # 165804.
Photo: Cpl Gerald Cormier, 14 Wing Imaging
GD2015-0454-438


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Watch Liaoning’s arrival in Hong Kong

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B-1 bombers could be making live bombing run in South Korea today

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B-1 bombers could be heading to South Korea today and drop live bombs at a local range. The exercise is in response to North Korea’s recent testing of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer leads a formation of Republic of Korea Air Force F-15K Slam Eagles and F-16 Fighting Falcons during a bilateral mission into South Korean airspace March 21, 2017. (DoD photo)

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer leads a formation of Republic of Korea Air Force F-15K Slam Eagles and F-16 Fighting Falcons during a bilateral mission into South Korean airspace March 21, 2017. (DoD photo)

South Korea carried out missile firing drills for second day

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South Korean air force and navy conducted joint live-fire drills in the East Sea on Jul. 6. It was the second consecutive day of live-firing exercise in South Korea.


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