Archive for August 11th, 2017

Jaguar equipped with AESA radar has flown

Posted in Industry on August 11th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Jaguar equipped with AESA radar has flown

A Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter equipped with an Israeli AESA radar has flown, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. disclosed.

Jaguar DARIN III
Photo: Indian Ministry of Defense

Japan plans to transfer UH-1H parts to Philippines

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Four sources told Reuters that the Japanese government plans to transfer surplus UH-1H helicopter parts to the Philippines.

JGSDF UH-1H & Type87 mine dispenser 20120108
By Los688 (my own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Second PAF F-7PG crash this year, pilot killed

Posted in Air Force on August 11th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Second PAF F-7PG crash this year, pilot killed

A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-7PG flown by Wing Commander Mohammad Shahzad crashed near Mianwali on Aug. 9. The pilot did not survive the crash.

Pakistani Chengdu J-7
By Michael B. Keller, U.S. Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Thailand cleared to buy five RGM-84L Harpoon Block IIs

Posted in Navy on August 11th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Thailand cleared to buy five RGM-84L Harpoon Block IIs

The U.S. government has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Thailand for five RGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles.

AGM-84 Harpoon launched from USS Leahy (CG-16)
See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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