Archive for October 12th, 2017

F-35 data stolen from Australian defense contractor

Posted in Air Force, Industry on October 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Sloppy cyber-security practices has allowed hackers to steal data on the F-35, C-130 and JDAM from an Australian defense contractor.

RAAF F-35 taking off during the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition 2017
By U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Gordinier [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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CH-53E in Okinawa incident had in-flight engine fire

Posted in Marines on October 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A CH-53E helicopter that made an emergency landing in Okinawa on Oct. 11 had suffered an in-flight engine fire.


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COBRA mine detection system achieves IOC

Posted in Navy, UAV on October 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command’s latest airborne mine detection system has achieved Initial Operational Capability, the service announced on Oct. 10.

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Photo: U.S. Navy
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Saab upgrading 3 air surveillance radars in Norway

Posted in Air Defense, Industry on October 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Saab has signed a contract with NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) in Luxembourg for upgrading three SINDRE I air surveillance radars in Norway.

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Photo: Saab
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Italian Eurofighters to stay in Bulgaria for two extra weeks

Posted in Uncategorized on October 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Bulgarian government has requested that Italy extend the deployment of its Eurofighters in the country by another two weeks.

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Photo: Bulgaria Armed Forces
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