Archive for September 7th, 2017

Spanish aircraft carrier SPS Principe De Asturias sold to Turkish company

Posted in Navy on September 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Turkish company Leyal has bought former Spanish Navy aircraft carrier SPS Principe De Asturias for € 2.7 million. It will be broken up and sold for scrap.

US Navy 040712-N-7263H-028 The Spanish aircraft carrier SPS Principe De Asturias (R 11) steams through the Atlantic Ocean while participating in Majestic Eagle 2004
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Sajjan: Canada evaluating Australian Hornets

Posted in Air Force on September 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Canada’s Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan confirmed to reporters on Sept. 6 that the country is evaluating the option of buying second-hand F/A-18s from Australia.

RAAF Hornet Zhu-7
By Duan Zhu [GFDL, GFDL, CC BY-SA 3.0 or CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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