Archive for September 25th, 2017

Potential sites for Japan’s Aegis Ashore installations

Posted in Air Defense on September 25th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Japanese Defense Ministry has drawn up a list of potential sites for its Aegis Ashore missile defense systems.

Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Complex Romania
By Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet (Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Complex Romania) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Large-scale anti-ship and ballistic missile defense exercise off Scotland

Posted in Air Defense, Navy on September 25th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Fourteen warships and ten aircraft from the NATO Alliance have gathered in Scotland for Exercise Formidable Shield.

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Indonesia to sign Su-35 contract next month

Posted in Air Force on September 25th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Indonesia’s Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu told reporters on Sept. 20 that Jakarta will sign the contract to buy 11 Sukhoi Su-35 fighters in November.

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By Dmitry Terekhov from Odintsovo, Russian Federation (Sukhoi Su-35S) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Fatal crash of Italian Eurofighter during airshow

Posted in Air Force, Airshow on September 25th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A Italian Air Force Eurofighter crashed into the waters of Terracina on Sept. 24 during an airshow demonstration.


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