Archive for December 3rd, 2017

Six F-22s arrive in South Korea

Posted in Air Force on December 3rd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Six F-22s have arrived in South Korea on Dec. 2 where they will participate in Exercise Vigilant Ace from Dec. 4.


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Cockpit video of RoCAF Grumman S-2T sunset flight

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Video: RoCAF

EA-18G crew that made penis skydrawing given administrative punishment

Posted in Navy on December 3rd, 2017 by alert5 – 1 Comment

The naval aviator and naval flight officer from VAQ-130 that drew the shape of a penis in the sky have been given administrative punishment by Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker during a Nov. 22 hearing before a Field Naval Aviator Evaluation Board.

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Russia said to have given up on plans for rail-based ICBM

Posted in Space on December 3rd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A news article published on Russian government daily newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta on Dec. 2 says Moscow has given up on the development of a rail-based intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

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By George Shuklin (Own work) [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons
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Money for B-52 re-engine program won’t be funded before 2020

Posted in Air Force, Industry on December 3rd, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

At the Association of Old Crows conference in Washington, head of U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command, told reporters that funding for the B-52 re-engine program will unlikely be approve before 2020.

USAF B-52 Stratofortress Engines
By Landmark9254 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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