Archive for December 30th, 2017

USS Wasp makes port call in Hawaii as the ship sails towards Japan

Posted in Navy on December 30th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

USS Wasp arrived in Hawaii on Dec. 28 to make a port call. The ship is making its way to Japan to replace USS Bonhomme Richard as the 7th Fleet’s forward-deployed amphibious assault ship.

US Navy 071004-N-1189B-012 U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263, Marine Aircraft Group 29, prepare for flight on the deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Zachary L. Borden [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Indian Air Force retires MiG-21 T-96, MiG-27ML

Posted in Air Force on December 30th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Indian Air Force retired the MiG-21 T-96 and MiG-27ML on Dec.29. The final flight of the MiG-21 T-96 was flown by air force chief Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa at Nal airbase in Rajasthan.


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Saab offers fixed face configuration of Sea Giraffe 4A

Posted in Air Defense, Industry on December 30th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Saab’s Sea Giraffe 4A AESA S-band radar now comes in a fixed-panel configuration, the Swedish company announced on Dec. 29.

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Source: Saab
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