Archive for November 13th, 2017

Iraqi Mi-17 crashes

Posted in Army on November 13th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

An Iraqi Mi-17 helicopter crashed near the southern province of Kut on Nov. 12, killing all seven people on board.

Iraqi Army Aviation Command Mi-17 helicopter
By DVIDSHUB [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Russia still in talks with UAE for Su-35s

Posted in Air Force, Airshow, Industry on November 13th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Speaking at the Dubai airshow, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin says talks with UAE for the supply of Sukhoi Su-35 fighters is still ongoing.

Su-35S (33760803783)
By Dmitry Terekhov from Odintsovo, Russian Federation (Su-35S) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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UAE to upgrade 80 F-16s

Posted in Air Force, Industry on November 13th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Announced during the Dubai airshow, UAE says it will pay Lockheed Martin $1.6 billion to upgrade 80 of its F-16s to the latest standard.

Lockheed Martin F-16F Desert Falcon, United Arab Emirates - Air Force JP7510625
By Sean D Silva [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons

Morocco said to get interesting in acquiring S-400

Posted in Air Defense on November 13th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A report by alyaoum24.com says Morocco is keen to buy the S-400 air defense missile system from Russia.

ЗРК С-400 Триумф (SA-21) на репетиции 4 мая 2010
By ru:Участник:Goodvint (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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