Archive for October 9th, 2017

South Korea secures blackout bomb technology

Posted in Research on October 9th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on South Korea secures blackout bomb technology

South Korea’s Yonhap news says Seoul has secured all the technology required to build a graphite bomb. The weapon – also known as blackout bomb – is used to disable electrical power systems.


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JASDF airmen visit Edwards AFB for student exchange

Posted in Air Force on October 9th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on JASDF airmen visit Edwards AFB for student exchange

Maj. Naoki Morimoto, a flight test engineer, and Maj. Haruhiku Naganawa, test pilot, from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force had the opportunity to fly the F-16 and T-38 at Edwards Air Force Base on Sept. 26.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Joseph Pol Sebastian Gocong
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UEC testing new engine for Tu-160M2

Posted in Air Force, Industry on October 9th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on UEC testing new engine for Tu-160M2

The new NK-32 02 series engine for the modernized Tu-160M2 strategic bomber is undergoing testing by United Engine Corporation, TASS reports.

Tupolev Tu-160 in flight
By Sergey Lysenko (http://russianplanes.net/id122395) [CC BY-SA 4.0 or CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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