Archive for February 7th, 2018

Finland to buy RIM-162 ESSM for its Squadron 2020 corvettes

Posted in Air Defense, Navy on February 7th, 2018 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Trump administration has approved the sale of 68 RIM-162 Evolved SEASPARROW Missiles (ESSM) to Finland.

US Navy 100723-N-2953W-229 An Evolved Sea Sparrow missile is launched from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adrian White [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Croatia wants Ukraine to replace 4 MiG-21s

Posted in Air Force on February 7th, 2018 by alert5 – 1 Comment

Croatia has demanded that Ukraine take back four MiG-21s that the latter had delivered in 2014.

MiG-21UMD "Mongol" of Croatian AF
By Jerry Gunner (Flickr: MiG-21UMD “Mongol” of Croatian AF) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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