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

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 – Comments Off on Russia plans to test Il-76, Mi-38 in Armenia’s mountainous regions

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

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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

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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 – Comments Off on Two Cessna 208Bs transferred to Philippines

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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