Archive for November 2nd, 2017

China’s second indigenous aircraft carrier will have EMALS

Posted in Navy, Research on November 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The South China Morning Post reported on Nov. 1 that China’s second indigenous aircraft carrier will be equipped with the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS).

EMALS
By Tosaka (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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BAE Systems starts production of LRASM’s sensor

Posted in Air Force, Industry, Navy on November 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

BAE Systems has begun production of its sensor technology for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM), the company issued a statement on Nov. 1.

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Photo: NAVAIR
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Canada is second country cleared to buy AIM-120D

Posted in Industry on November 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced on Nov. 1 that Canada has been cleared to buy 32 AIM-120D air-to-air missiles.

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Russia might develop single-seat attack jet based on Su-34

Posted in Industry on November 2nd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Chairman of Russia’s Federation Council Defense and Security Committee, Viktor Bondarev, disclosed that Russia might one day have a new single-seat attack jet based on the Su-34.

Refuelling a Sukhoi Su-34 (RF-95847)
By Alex Beltyukov (https://russianplanes.net/id210968) [CC BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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