Archive for December 14th, 2017

Martin-Baker to provide ejection seats for Taiwan’s AJT

Posted in Industry on December 14th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Martin-Baker to provide ejection seats for Taiwan’s AJT

Taiwan’s Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. (AIDC) signed an agreement with Martin-Baker in London on Dec. 12 for ejection seats that will be used in AIDC’s advanced jet trainer.

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Photo: Taipei Representative Office in the UK

Swedish Air Force Christmas Tree formation flight 2017

Posted in Air Force on December 14th, 2017 by alert5 – 1 Comment

Watch South Korea’s AH-64Es fire Stingers air-to-air missiles

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South Korea’s AH-64E attack helicopters have test-fired the Stinger air-to-air missile for the first time.


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BAE Systems flew stealthy UAV that has no control surfaces

Posted in Research, UAV on December 14th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on BAE Systems flew stealthy UAV that has no control surfaces

BAE Systems announced on Dec. 13 that it has completed the first phase of flight trials of the MAGMA small scale unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in conjunction with the University of Manchester.

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Photo: BAE Systems
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Raytheon to produce 618 JSOW for Saudi Arabia

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Raytheon has received a $302 million contract to produce 618 AGM-154 Block III C Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) air-to-ground missiles for Saudi Arabia.

U.S.NAVY AGM-154 JSOW
By Hunini (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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