Archive for January 1st, 2018

Bangladesh Air Force to build two air bases

Posted in Air Force on January 1st, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Bangladesh is building two new air bases for its air force, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said during a graduation ceremony on Dec. 31.

427 Bangladesh Air Force F-7 Air Guard 1 Second Before Landing (8107465616)
By Faisal Akram from Dhaka, Bangladesh [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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MQ-1 retirement in summer

Posted in Air Force, UAV on January 1st, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. Air Force will retire the MQ-1 this summer, Air Force Times reports.

MQ-1 Lethal Presence
By U.S. Air Force photo by Lt Col Leslie Pratt [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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Japan interested in getting EW aircraft, EA-18G is an option

Posted in Industry on January 1st, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Nikkei says Tokyo is taking a look at getting electronic-warfare aircraft and Boeing’s EA-18G is one of the options being explored.

U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler breaks away from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 (altered)
By Senior Airman John Linzmeier (DVIDS.net) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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