Archive for December 28th, 2017

U.S. has given Nigeria letter of offer for 12 A-29s

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The U.S. ambassador to Nigeria has given the country letters of offer and acceptance for 12 A-29 light attack aircraft.

A-29 Super Tucano (16213920636)
By US Air Force from USA (A-29 Super Tucano) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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How the F-35 got its name

Posted in Air Force, Industry, Marines, Navy on December 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Bangladesh Air Force lost two Yak-130s in mid-air collision

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A pair of Bangladesh Air Force Yak-130s crashed in the evening of Dec. 27 in Cox’s Bazar District. Both jets are believed to have collided in mid-air.


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Turkey confirms purchase of two S-400 air defense missile systems

Posted in Air Defense on December 28th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli confirmed on Dec. 27 that two S-400 air defense missile systems comprising of four batteries have been purchased for $2.5 billion.

ЗРК С-400 Триумф (SA-21) на репетиции 4 мая 2010
By ru:Участник:Goodvint (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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