Archive for September 18th, 2017

Chinese stake in Motor Sich frozen

Posted in Industry on September 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Chinese stake in Motor Sich frozen

The Kyiv Shevchenkivsky District Court has frozen the shares of a Chinese firm that holds a 41 percent stake in Motor Sich, Ukraine’s engine manufacturer.

Проходная Мотор-Сич (Mixabest, 2010)
By Mixabest (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Russian Yak-130 crashes

Posted in Air Force on September 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russian Yak-130 crashes

A Russian Yak-130 advanced jet trainer crashed near the Borisoglebsk airfield in south-central Russia on Sept. 16.

Jak-130 0649
Konflikty.pl [Attribution or Attribution], via Wikimedia Commons
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Skunk Works 75th anniversary video shows fighter concept resembling YF-23

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Qatar signs Statement of Intent for 24 Eurofighters

Posted in Air Force, Industry on September 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Qatar signs Statement of Intent for 24 Eurofighters

The defense ministers of Qatar and United Kingdom have signed a Statement of Intent over Qatar’s purchase of 24 Eurofighters.

Eurofighter Typhoon at Kaivopuisto Air Show, June 2017 (35151068712)
By Tuomo Salonen / SIMFinnish Aviation Museum (Kaivopuiston lentonäytös 9.6.2017) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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