Archive for November 21st, 2017

F-22s carried out first bombing mission in Afghanistan, targets were Taliban drug labs

Posted in Air Force on November 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The United States launched a joint operation with Afghan forces to target eight Taliban targets on Nov. 20. B-52s and F-22s bombed seven drug labs and one command-and-control node in northern Helmand province.


Video: U.S. Forces in Afghanistan
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RoCAF IDF engine fire during flying demo

Posted in Air Force, Airshow on November 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A RoCAF IDF fighter practicing for the upcoming Hsinchu open house today had a mid-air engine fire and was forced to make an emergency landing.


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Vietnam Army pilot killed in Buckinghamshire mid-air collision

Posted in Army on November 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The mid-air collision of a light aircraft and a helicopter on Nov. 17 in Britain killed a Vietnamese Army pilot training to become a military flight instructor.


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Watch PLAAF August 1st aerobatics team perform in Pakistan

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Philippine Navy to install Spike ER on MPAC by Christmas

Posted in Navy on November 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Philippine Navy’s three multi-purpose attack craft (MPAC) will be armed with the Rafael Spike ER missiles by this Christmas.

MPAC Mk 3 Bare and Possible Installed Launcher
By Rhk111 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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