Archive for July 28th, 2017

Estonia’s Customs wrongly fined logistics company based on data from Wikipedia

Posted in Industry on July 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Estonia’s Supreme Court has ruled that the country’s Tax and Customs Board was wrong to fine logistics company NTN EST €1,600 because it had based its judgement using data from Wikipedia.

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By Artem Katranzhi from Bakashikha, Russia (IMG_0063) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Russia plans to test Il-76, Mi-38 in Armenia’s mountainous regions

Posted in Research on July 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Russia plans to bring its Il-76 cargo plane and Mi-38 transport helicopter to Armenia for hot-and-high testing in the latter’s mountainous regions.

Mil Mi-38 at the MAKS-2011 (01)
By Doomych (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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LRASM successfully fired from topside canister

Posted in Industry on July 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) surface-launch variant was successfully fired from a topside canister with an angled launcher, Lockheed Martin said on Jul. 27.

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Photo: Lockheed Martin
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VP-5 fired Harpoon ASM during exercise with Chilean Navy

Posted in Navy on July 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A team from VP-5 had the opportunity to fire a AGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missile in South America during a Sink Exercise (SINKEX) with the Chilean Navy.

P-8A Poseidons of VP-16 at NAF Atsugi in 2013
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kegan E. Kay [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Two Cessna 208Bs transferred to Philippines

Posted in Air Force on July 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. Embassy in Philippines has transferred two Cessna 208Bs to the Philippine Air Force during a ceremony at Villamor Air Base, Pasay City on Jul. 27.


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