Army

Redstone Arsenal ready to ship 4 OH-58Ds to foreign nation

Posted in Army on February 3rd, 2016 by alert5 – 2 Comments

Four OH-58Ds that are designated Excess Defense Articles are now at Redstone Arsenal for shipping to a foreign nation.

020602-F-EF201-012 pair of OH-58D Kiowa Warrior light attack helicopters belonging to Task Force 1-25 Aviation
By Master Sgt. Scott Wagers, U.S. Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Malaysia buys six MD 530G attack helicopters

Posted in Army, Industry on February 2nd, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Malaysian Army has bought six MD 530G scout attack helicopters for its Army Aviation branch. The rotor-craft will support the Malaysian Army’s operations in the Eastern Sabah Security Command.


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NCFA proposed that the National Guard retains four Apache battalions

Posted in Army on January 30th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The National Commission on the Future of the Army (NCFA) has proposed a compromise to resolve the row between the U.S. Army and the National Guard over the number of Apache units the National Guard should retain.

National Guard conducts Carolina Thunder 2014 141115-Z-ID851-006
By Sgt. Brian Calhoun (https://www.dvidshub.net/image/1659405) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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U.S. Forces Korea to deploy MQ-1C in event of war in Korean Peninsular

Posted in Army, UAV on January 28th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

United States Forces Korea (USFK) told reporters that the MQ-1C UAV will be deployed by the 2nd Infantry Division in the event of a war on the Korean Peninsula.

40th CAB takes charge of UAS missions in the Middle East (part 1)
Photo: Staff Sgt. Ian M. Kummer
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South Korea to bring forward deployment of AH-64E from 2018 to May this year

Posted in Army on January 27th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense has decided to start the deployment of its newly-acquired AH-64E attack helicopters from 2018 to May this year.

2H8A9536 copy (14465960441)
By Pacific Aviation Museum (2H8A9536 copy) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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