Archive for January 16th, 2018

French Air Force officially welcomes first C-130J

Posted in Air Force, Industry on January 16th, 2018 by alert5 – Comments Off on French Air Force officially welcomes first C-130J

France officially welcomed its first Lockheed Martin C-130J transport at Orleans airbase on Jan. 15 with Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly as guest-of-honor.

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India spending $25 billion for third carrier along wit 57 fighters

Posted in Industry, Navy on January 16th, 2018 by alert5 – Comments Off on India spending $25 billion for third carrier along wit 57 fighters

A news report by India Today says the Indian Navy is expected to spend around $25 billion for a third aircraft carrier.

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Thailand’s T-50THs still stuck in Malaysia, taking 2 more weeks to reach home

Posted in Air Force, Industry on January 16th, 2018 by alert5 – Comments Off on Thailand’s T-50THs still stuck in Malaysia, taking 2 more weeks to reach home

Head of the Royal Thai Air Force Air Chief Marshal Johm Rungswang told local reporters on Jan. 15 that two T50THs being delivered to Thailand will take another two more weeks to reach home.

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