Archive for January 26th, 2018

Japan has deployed the F-35A at Misawa

Posted in Air Force on January 26th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Japan has deployed its first F-35A stealth fighter at Misawa air base. Video taken at MHI’s plant in Komaki suggests it was AX-6 that was deployed.

Good news for oil sheiks as Putin suggests civilian supersonic transport

Posted in Industry on January 26th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggest to UAC that a civilian supersonic airliner be develop based on the Tu-160 bomber.


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Qatar in talks to buy S-400

Posted in Air Defense on January 26th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Qatari Ambassador to Russia Fahad bin Mohammed Al-Attiyah told TASS news agency that his country is in advance talks to buy the S-400 air defense missile system.

ЗРК С-400 Триумф (SA-21) на репетиции 4 мая 2010
By ru:Участник:Goodvint (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Four commercial flights affected after IDF blows tire

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A RoCAF IDF fighter blew a tire while landing at Ching Chuan Kang Airport on Jan. 25. The incident disrupted four commercial flights.

Indian has launch its third attempt to buy aerial tankers

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The Indian Air Force has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to buy six aerial refueling tankers on Jan. 25.

Ilyushin Il-78MKI (RK-3452)
By Sergey Krivchikov [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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