Archive for August 18th, 2017

India to buy six AH-64Es for its Army

Posted in Army on August 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on India to buy six AH-64Es for its Army

India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the purchase of six Boeing AH-64E attack helicopters for the Army.


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Taiwan unveils its anti-radiation suicide drone

Posted in Air Defense, Research on August 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Taiwan unveils its anti-radiation suicide drone

Taiwan’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology has unveiled its anti-radiation suicide drone at this year’s Taipei Aerospace and Defence Technology Exhibition.

Second PAF F-7PG crash this month

Posted in Air Force on August 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Second PAF F-7PG crash this month

The Pakistan Air Force lost another Chinese-made F-7PG fighter this month when one crashed near Sargodha on Aug. 17. The pilot survived the ejection.

Pakistani Chengdu J-7
By Michael B. Keller, U.S. Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Japan to research on MIMO radar technology for detecting stealth aircarft

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The Japanese Ministry of Defense is seeking $179 million of funding to research on Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) radar technology for the detection of stealth aircraft.

J-20s
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RAAF F/A-18s, EA-18Gs joint operational test & evaluation deployment at China Lake

Posted in Navy on August 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on RAAF F/A-18s, EA-18Gs joint operational test & evaluation deployment at China Lake

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) deployed its F/A-18 Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers at China Lake and Point Mugu from May 1 until Jun. 3 for a large-scale, joint operational test and evaluation deployment.

RAAF Growlers China Lake
U.S. Navy photo by John Geise
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