Archive for September 16th, 2017

Japan to deploy P-1 for Exercise Malabar 2018

Posted in Navy on September 16th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Japan to deploy P-1 for Exercise Malabar 2018

Next year’s iteration of Exercise Malabar would see Japan deploying its new P-1 maritime patrol aircraft for the first time.

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By Aleem Yousaf (Kawasaki P-1, Japan Maritime Self Defence Force) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Watch F/A-18 pilot recount his shooting down of Syrian Su-22

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​Rolls Royce offers to re-engine B-52 with its BR725

Posted in Air Force, Industry on September 16th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on ​Rolls Royce offers to re-engine B-52 with its BR725

If the U.S. Air Force eventually decides to re-engine its B-52 bomber fleet, ​Rolls Royce will pitch its BR725 turbofan to the service.

Engine BR710-1
-jkb- [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Developmental test-firing of Astra AAM completes

Posted in Research on September 16th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Developmental test-firing of Astra AAM completes

India has completed the development test-firing of its indiegnous Astra Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile (BVRAAM) this week.

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Photo: DRDO
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