Archive for January 11th, 2018

RTAF issues statement on cause of Gripen crash

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The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has issued a press statement on the cause of the crash of a Gripen on Jan. 14 last year.

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South Korea’s Marine Corps took delivery of first two MUH-1s

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Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has delivered the first two MUH-1 utility helicopters to the South Korean Marine Corps on Jan. 10.


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Japan buying 4 SM-3 Block IIAs for $133 million

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The U.S. government has cleared the sale of four SM-3 Block IIA missiles to Japan for an estimated cost of $133.3 million.

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Indonesia’s military takes delivery of 1 CN235 and 5 helicopters

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PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) handed over three AS555 helicopters, two AS565MBe naval helicopters and one CN235 maritime patrol aircraft to the military in Bandung on Jan. 9.


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Indonesia’s last two F-16s to arrive home Jan. 12

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Two F-16s for the Indonesia Air Force will finally arrive home in Iswahjudi air base on Jan. 12, Antara reports.

Lt. Col. Beau “Strap” Wilkins, 514th Flight Test Squadron F-16 test pilot, makes a high speed pass in an Indonesian F-16C Fighting Falcon at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, on Nov. 21 during a functional check flight on the aircraft. This is the 24th F-16 to receive a complete refurbishment at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex as part of a foreign military sales contract with the Indonesian government.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)

Lt. Col. Beau “Strap” Wilkins, 514th Flight Test Squadron F-16 test pilot, makes a high speed pass in an Indonesian F-16C Fighting Falcon at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, on Nov. 21 during a functional check flight on the aircraft. This is the 24th F-16 to receive a complete refurbishment at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex as part of a foreign military sales contract with the Indonesian government. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd)


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