Archive for November 4th, 2017

Watch 10 more F-35As arrive at Kadena AB, Japan

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All 10 F-35As that are to be deployed to Kadena Air Base, Japan as part of a Theater Security Package have arrived on the island of Okinawa on Nov. 2.


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India tested SAAW again

Posted in Air Force, Research on November 4th, 2017 by alert5 – 2 Comments

India has carried out another successful test of its Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW) this week.


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RAAF, USN to jointly develop NGJ-MB

Posted in Air Force, Navy, Research on November 4th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly develop the AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer Mid-band (NGJ-MB).

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Three more F-16s delivered to Iraqi Air Force

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Iraq’s Ministry of Defense announced in a brief statement that it had taken delivery of three more F-16s. This brings the number of aircraft delivered so far to 17.

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Photo: Lockheed Martin
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P-51D crash that killed ex president of Sikorsky could have been avoided

Posted in Heritage on November 4th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has published its investigation into the crash of a P-51D warbird in February 2016.

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By Cory W. Watts from Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America (“Big Beautiful Doll”) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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