Archive for July 30th, 2017

B-1Bs flew to South Korea again

Posted in Air Force on July 30th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Pacific Air Force announced that a pair of B-1B bombers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron flew non-stop for 10 hours to the Korea Peninsular and back to Guam on Jul. 30.

U.S. bombers conduct bilateral mission with allies in response to North Korea ICBM launch
Source= PACAF
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RAFO Hawk Mk166s arrived home

Posted in Air Force on July 30th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Four Hawk Mk166 advanced jet trainers for the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) have been delivered to Masirah Air Base.

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Photos: Oman News Agency
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Portugal cabinet gives green light for KC-390 negotiations

Posted in Industry on July 30th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Portugal’s Council of Ministers has authorized the negotiations with Embraer for five KC-390 transport aircraft under resolution 109/2017.

KC-390 em voo no interior de São Paulo
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Watch a fixed-wing aircraft trap and catapult off USS Gerald R. Ford

Posted in Navy on July 30th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A F/A-18F from VX-23 had the honor of being the first aircraft to trap and catapult aboard USS Gerald R. Ford on Jul. 28.


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