Archive for October 25th, 2017

Why Japan needs long-range strike capabilities

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Jeffrey W. Hornung, a political scientist at RAND, argued in a commentary on defenseone.com that Japan needs to boost its deterrence capabilities by acquiring a long-range strike capability.

JASDF GCS-1 Dummy
By Hunini (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Sevastopol getting a S-400 unit next year

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Russia intends to stand up a S-400 air defense missile regiment in Sevastopol from February 2018, the commander of the 4th aerospace and air defense army of the Southern Military District, Lt.Gen. Viktor Sevostyanov, told TASS.

ЗРК С-400 Триумф (SA-21) на репетиции 4 мая 2010
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Are Bulgaria’s MiG-29 pilots refusing to fly?

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Various media outlets In Bulgaria reported on Oct. 24 that the country’s MiG-29 pilots are refusing to fly the aircraft.

Bulgarian mig-29 r-27
By Krasimir Grozev (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Watch Indian Air Force fighters, C-130J operate from expressway

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