Archive for December 4th, 2017

Global Times: Y-9 ready for combat missions after completing drills in S. China Sea

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

A report by China’s Global Times claim that the Shaanxi Y-9 transport aircraft is now ready for combat missions after the type completed exercises in the South China Sea.

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By Alert5 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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F-35As said to have been deployed to South Korea

Posted in Air Force on December 4th, 2017 by alert5 – 1 Comment

Media reports from South Korean news outlets say the F-35A has been deployed to South Korea on Dec. 3. One day after six F-22s arrive at Gwangju Air Base.

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By U.S. Air Force photo/R. Nial Bradshaw (U.S. Air Force) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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KAI adjusting price of T-50A to win T-X bid

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The new CEO of Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) told reporters that the company is seeking to make adjustments to the price of the T-50A advanced jet trainer to win the U.S. Air Force T-X competition.


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