Archive for September 5th, 2017

Iran reveals drone base

Posted in UAV on September 5th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Iran reveals drone base

Iran inaugurate a previously undisclosed unmanned aerial vehicle base on Sept. 3.

Watch the Royal Navy carry out its first test-firing of Sea Ceptor

Posted in Air Defense, Navy on September 5th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Watch the Royal Navy carry out its first test-firing of Sea Ceptor

The Royal Navy has carried out its first firing of the Sea Ceptor air defense missile system. The firings took place Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll.

Trump picks former E-2 pilot to lead NASA

Posted in Navy on September 5th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Trump picks former E-2 pilot to lead NASA

U.S. President Donald Trump has picked Rep. Jim Bridenstine of Oklahoma – a former U.S. Navy E-2 pilot – to be the next Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Jim Bridenstine, official portrait, 113th Congress
By United States Congress [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
read more »

Four THAAD launchers will soon arrive in South Korea

Posted in Air Defense on September 5th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Four THAAD launchers will soon arrive in South Korea

South Korea says four additional Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile launchers will be arriving in the country after the environment ministry cleared an environmental impact survey at the THAAD site in Seongju.


read more »

South Korea fires ballistic missiles, SLAM-ER after North’s nuclear test

Posted in Air Force on September 5th, 2017 by alert5 – 1 Comment

The South Korean military carried a live-firing exercise involving AGM-84H/K SLAM-ER cruise missile and Hyunmoo-2A ballistic missiles.


read more »