Archive for August 15th, 2017

F-15Es with APG-82 AESA radars deployed to RED FLAG-Alaska 17-3

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The 391st Fighter Squadron is participating in RED FLAG-Alaska 17-3 and its F-15Es are all equipped with the new APG-82 AESA radar.

F-15E Strike Eagles belonging to the 391st Fighter Squadron sit on the flightline at Eielson Air Force Base, Idaho, August 8, 2017. Airmen from the 391st from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho demonstrate their tactical prowess during Red Flag Alaska 17-3. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Malissa Armstrong/Released)

F-15E Strike Eagles belonging to the 391st Fighter Squadron sit on the flightline at Eielson Air Force Base, Idaho, August 8, 2017. Airmen from the 391st from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho demonstrate their tactical prowess during Red Flag Alaska 17-3. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Malissa Armstrong/Released)

Israeli company accused of attacking Armenian military position with suicide drone

Posted in UAV on August 15th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Israeli company accused of attacking Armenian military position with suicide drone

A complaint has been filed with the Israeli Ministry of Defense, accusing Aeronautics Defense Systems Ltd. of using its Orbiter 1K unmanned aerial vehicle to attack a Armenian military position during a demonstration for Azerbaijan officials last month.


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F-35B phase 2 ski-jump testing

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IISS: North Korea’s ICBMs use RD-250 engines produced by Ukraine’s KB Yuzhnoye

Posted in Space on August 15th, 2017 by alert5 – 1 Comment

In his report for International Institute for Strategic Studies, Michael Elleman concludes that North Korea probably acquired RD-250 engines from Ukraine’s KB Yuzhnoye to power its Hwasong-12, -14 ballistic missiles.

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Watch the maiden flight of the Tornado, 43 years ago

Posted in Heritage on August 15th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Watch the maiden flight of the Tornado, 43 years ago