Archive for September 4th, 2017

Soviet aircraft carrier designer now working for China

Posted in Industry, Navy on September 4th, 2017 by alert5 – 1 Comment

A Ukrainian shipbuilder who had worked on Soviet aircraft carrier programs, Valery Vasilevich Babich, has apparently been recruited by China to work for a Qingdao ship design company.

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Watch JASDF T4 taking off to collect nuclear air samples

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Taiwan ready to equip its F-16s with AN/ALQ-131 pods with DRFM

Posted in Air Force, Industry on September 4th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Taiwan ready to equip its F-16s with AN/ALQ-131 pods with DRFM

Taiwan says the integration of AN/ALQ-131 pods with Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM) technology on its F-16s has completed.

ALQ-131 ECM Pod
By U.S. Air Force photo (National Museum of the USAF: image) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Rotational deployment of F-22s, F-35Bs on the cards

Posted in Air Force on September 4th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Rotational deployment of F-22s, F-35Bs on the cards

South Korean officials say the United States is considering a rotational deployment of F-22s and F-35Bs to the Korean Peninsular.

Defense.gov photo essay 100726-N-7191M-043
By English: Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob D. Moore [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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