Archive for September 15th, 2017

Saudi fighter crashed in Yemen, pilot killed

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The Saudi Press Agency announced that one of the country’s military aircraft crashed in Yemen at around 1930 on Sept. 13.

RSAF Typhoon at Malta - Gordon Zammit
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Assembly of F-35As in Japan said to be running behind schedule

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A report by Japan’s Board of Audit says the local assembly of F-35As by a consortium lead by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is running behind schedule.


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South Korean state prosecutors investigating sale of T-50IQ to Iraq

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South Korean state prosecutors investigating accounting fraud at Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) are turning their attention to the T-50IQ deal with Iraq.

T-50IQ first flight
Photo: KAI
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Russian Tu-22M3 runway excursion

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A Russian Tu-22M3 bomber veered off the runway while landing at Shaikavka airbase. The news was reported on Sept. 14.

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Watch Russian MiG-29SMT deployed in Syria

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The Russian government has disclosed the deployment of the MiG-29SMT fighter at Khmeimim Airbase, Syria.


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