Archive for October 18th, 2017

Indonesia wants to acquire 11 more Skyshield air defense systems

Posted in Air Defense on October 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Indonesia wants to acquire 11 more Skyshield air defense systems

Indonesia’s Air Force chief Air Marshal Hadi Tjahyono has indicated that his service wants to procure 11 additional sets of the Skyshield air defense system.

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Photo: PT Alam Indomesin Utama
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Ford-class ALRE systems

Posted in Navy on October 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Ford-class ALRE systems

PMA 251 has produced this nice infographic on the various aircraft launch and recovery equipment (ALRE) systems aboard the Ford-class aircraft carrier. Click the image for a high-resolution copy.

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Graphic: U.S. Navy

Greece cleared to upgrade 123 F-16s to V configuration

Posted in Air Force, Industry on October 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Greece cleared to upgrade 123 F-16s to V configuration

The U.S. government has approved a roughly $2.404 billion upgrade program for Greece’s F-16 fleet.

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Tim Felce [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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