Archive for December 24th, 2017

Fighter pilot that flew last combat mission of World War 2 has died

Posted in Heritage on December 24th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Fighter pilot that flew last combat mission of World War 2 has died

The United States Army Air Forces P=51 fighter pilot who flew the final combat mission of World War II, Jerome “Jerry” Yellin, has passed away on Dec. 21 in Florida.

Captain Jerry Yellin, USAAF
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Taiwan plans to put HF-2E cruise missile with a range of 1,000km into production

Posted in Industry on December 24th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Taiwan plans to put HF-2E cruise missile with a range of 1,000km into production

An exclusive report by Up Media says Taipei is planning to launch the production of an improved HF-2E subsonic cruise missile in 2020.

Locator map of the ROC Taiwan
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Taiwan upgrading the range of various missiles

Posted in Air Force, Industry, Navy on December 24th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Taiwan upgrading the range of various missiles

Taiwan is said to be making progress in upgrading the range of three types of indigenous missiles and the new missiles can enter production after 2020.

Hsiung Feng III Anti-Ship Missile Display in Chengkungling 20111009a
By 玄史生 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons
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