Archive for October 12th, 2017

F-35 data stolen from Australian defense contractor

Posted in Air Force, Industry on October 12th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on F-35 data stolen from Australian defense contractor

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 – Comments Off on CH-53E in Okinawa incident had in-flight engine fire

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 – Comments Off on COBRA mine detection system achieves IOC

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 – Comments Off on Saab upgrading 3 air surveillance radars in Norway

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 – Comments Off on Italian Eurofighters to stay in Bulgaria for two extra weeks

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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