Archive for January 20th, 2018

Indian Navy confident INS Vikrant will be ready by 2020

Posted in Navy on January 20th, 2018 by alert5 – Comments Off on Indian Navy confident INS Vikrant will be ready by 2020

A senior Indian Navy officer has said that the country’s first indigenous aircraft carrier – the future INS Vikrant – will be ready by 2020.

INS Vikrant being undocked at the Cochin Shipyard Limited in 2015 (05)
Indian Navy [CC BY 2.5 in or CC BY 2.5 in], via Wikimedia Commons
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Indonesia looking into buying 2 aerial refueling tankers

Posted in Air Force, Industry on January 20th, 2018 by alert5 – Comments Off on Indonesia looking into buying 2 aerial refueling tankers

Jane’s reported on Jan. 18 that Indonesia has initiated a study to buy two aerial refueling tankers for its air force.

Boeing KC-46 F-869-903 (21596275084)
By US Air Force (151010-F-ZU869-903.jpg) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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62nd Fighter Squadron’s first F-35A B-Course Graduates

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U.S. State Department clears FMS to Belgium of 34 F-35As

Posted in Air Force, Industry on January 20th, 2018 by alert5 – Comments Off on U.S. State Department clears FMS to Belgium of 34 F-35As

The Trump administration has cleared the potential Foreign Military Sale to Belgium of 34 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters.

Cruisin’ (8903620711)
By US Air Force from USA (Cruisin’) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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