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 – Be the first to comment

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 – Be the first to comment

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 – Be the first to comment

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 – Be the first to comment

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 – Be the first to comment

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


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