Archive for January 8th, 2018

ASM-3 testing completed, production starts next year

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Mainichi repprted on Jan. 7 that Japan has completed the development and testing of its ASM-3 supersonic anti-ship missile.

JASDF F-2 carries XASM-3 at Gifu air base 2017
By Z3144228 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Wyoming ANG’s special C-130H with eight blade propellers returns home

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A modified C-130H assigned to Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing made a brief stop at its Cheyenne home base on Jan. 6 while on the way to Florida for testing.

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Photo: 153rd Airlift Wing
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USAF F-16 pilot to fly F-35B with USMC

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U.S. Air Force F-16 pilot 1st Lt. Justin Newman was recently selected to fly the F-35B with the Marine Corps in an exchange program.

Saudi warplane shot down, Houthi says its Tornado

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Saudi Arabia lost a warplane in Yemen on Jan. 7 and two pilots on board were safely recovered and brought back to the country.

RSAF Tornado (6987652897)
By Steven Byles from Singapore, Singapore (RSAF Tornado) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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