Archive for July 10th, 2017

Germany has started troop withdrawals from Turkey

Posted in Air Force on July 10th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Germany has started troop withdrawals from Turkey

The German military has started the withdrawal of troops stationed at Incirlik air base, Turkey. The process started on Jul. 9, German media reported.

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Photo: Bundeswehr/Bienert
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SAR satellites from Silicon Valley could detect North Korean missile launches

Posted in Air Defense, Research, Space on July 10th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on SAR satellites from Silicon Valley could detect North Korean missile launches

The U.S. intelligence agencies may rely on commercial space synthetic aperture radar in the near future to spy on North Korea for impending ballistic missile launches.

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Graphic: Capella Space
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F-35As and Bs will be flying side-by-side at Red Flag 17-3

Posted in Air Force, Marines on July 10th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on F-35As and Bs will be flying side-by-side at Red Flag 17-3

Red Flag 17-3 starts today and runs till Jul. 28. For this U.S.-only iteration, the F-35A from the Air Force and F-35B from the Marine Corps will be participating together for the first time.

Lightnings on parade! (F-35A '12-5052' & F-35B '168726') (28085388932)
By Alan Wilson from Stilton, Peterborough, Cambs, UK [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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