Archive for August 28th, 2017

Israel signs contract for 17 F-35s

Posted in Air Force, Industry on August 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Israeli government has signed the necessary paperwork for a follow-on order of 17 Lockheed Martin F-35 fighters.

IAF-F-35I-and-F-16I--Adir--cropped
By Major Ofer, Israeli Air Force רס”ן עופר, חיל האוויר הישראלי (Israeli Air Force) [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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First airshow at JASDF Matsushima airbase since 2011 tsunami

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Japan Air Self-Defense Force open the doors of Matsushima airbase to the public over the weekend for the first time after the base was devastated by the tsunami in 2011.


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India sending troops, ships, aircraft to Vladivostok, Russia for exercise

Posted in Air Force, Army, Navy on August 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

For the first time, the Army, Navy and Air Force of India will be sending personnel and equipment to Russia for war games.

View of Vladivostok from Space
By NASA [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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