Archive for September 12th, 2017

Watch CCTV’s news report on Chinese Flankers

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KC-46A likely to be delivered in spring 2018

Posted in Air Force, KC-X on September 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on KC-46A likely to be delivered in spring 2018

Brig. Gen. Donna Shipton, Tankers Directorate program executive officer, told Dayton Daily News that the U.S. Air Force expects the KC-46A aerial refueling tanker to be delivered to the service in spring of 2018.

Boeing Flight Test & Evaluation (28081863073)
By US Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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U.S. to allow Taiwan military observers to watch anti-submarine drills

Posted in Navy on September 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on U.S. to allow Taiwan military observers to watch anti-submarine drills

The United States has agreed to let Taiwanese military observers watch how its navy conduct anti-submarine drills. The agreement will take effect next year.

MH-60R Seahawk of HSM-71 lowers sonar in March 2016
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Rodriguez Santiago [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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U.S. deploys Gray Eagle to Philippines

Posted in Army, UAV on September 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on U.S. deploys Gray Eagle to Philippines

The U.S. Embassy in Manila announced on Sept. 11 that the MQ-1C Gray Eagle has been deployed to Mindanao “in support of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counterterrorism efforts.”

MQ-1C Warrior
By US Army [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Watch Chadian Su-25’s nap-of-earth flights over the deserts of Africa

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