Archive for October, 2017

Anti-drone unit stands up in Russia’s Western Military District

Posted in Air Defense on October 30th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Anti-drone unit stands up in Russia’s Western Military District

A permanent anti-drone unit has been activated in Russia’s Western Military District. The company-size unit has been dubbed the “special forces of electronic warfare.”

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India said to be interested in Canada’s CH-124s

Posted in Navy on October 30th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on India said to be interested in Canada’s CH-124s

A report by CBC News on Oct. 29 says India has voiced its interest in procuring Canada’s CH-124 Sea King helicopters.

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U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Brett Dawson, via Wikimedia Commons
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Slovakia takes delivery of C-27J

Posted in Air Force on October 29th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Slovakia takes delivery of C-27J

The first of two C-27J ordered by Slovakia has been delivered on Oct. 24. An official handover ceremony will be held on Oct. 31.

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JSDF Air Review canceled

Posted in Air Force on October 29th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on JSDF Air Review canceled

This morning’s JSDF Air Review at Hyakuri airbase, Japan has been canceled due to poor weather.

Watch Indian Air Force pilots fly in Russian Su-30M2s during INDRA 2017

Posted in Air Force on October 29th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Watch Indian Air Force pilots fly in Russian Su-30M2s during INDRA 2017

A large contingent of Indian Air Force personnel is in Vladivostok, Russia for exercise INDRA 2017.


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