Archive for August 8th, 2017

South Korea planning to buy 90 more Taurus

Posted in Industry on August 8th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on South Korea planning to buy 90 more Taurus

South Korea is planning to buy another batch of 90 Taurus cruise missiles and this time, local electronic companies will be able to join the offset program for this purchase.

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By axesofevil2000 (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Taiwan lawmakers cut deal with Honeywell for advanced jet trainer engines

Posted in Air Force, Industry on August 8th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Taiwan lawmakers cut deal with Honeywell for advanced jet trainer engines

A group of Taiwanese lawmakers were in the U.S. last week and news reports say they managed to convince International Turbine Engine Co (ITEC) partner – Honeywell – not to impose a price hike on turbofan engines required for their indigenous advanced jet trainer.

U.S. planning drone strikes in Philippines

Posted in UAV on August 8th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on U.S. planning drone strikes in Philippines

NBC News has reported that the Pentagon is considering a plan to launch airstrikes against ISIS targets in Philippines using drones.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
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