Taiwan to retire F-5, HAWK

Posted in Air Defense, Air Force on September 3rd, 2014 Be the first to comment

Taiwan will start a five-year process to reorganize its military, amongst the plans are the retirement of F-5 fighter and HAWK surface-to-air missile.

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MV-22s participated in disaster exercise from Yokota Air Base

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Two MV-22s departed from Yokota Air Base in Tokyo on Aug. 31 for Izu-Oshima, an island south of Tokyo, during a U.S. disaster response exercise.

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Canadian Air Task Force begins Baltic Air Policing mission

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The Canadian Air Task Force (ATF) officially joined NATO’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission following a hand-over ceremony Sept. 1 in Siauliai, Lithuania.

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Modi government keen to rekindle export of BrahMos to Indonesia, Vietnam

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The new Indian government is keen to restart negotiations with Indonesia and Vietnam for the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile.
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Slovakia moves closer to leasing Gripen

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The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Sweden have signed a letter of intent agreeing to co-operate on using Gripen to patrol the skies of Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

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MH-60S accident in Nevada

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A U.S. Navy MH-60S with HSC-6 rolled on its side while landing during a routine training mission near Naval Air Station Fallon.
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RoCAF to hold road runway exericse on Sept. 16

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Taiwan announced this morning that it will conduct a road runway exercise during Han Kuang 30 on Sept. 16.
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Survey for candidate THAAD sites in South Korea completed

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Pentagon has completed survey of potential sites for Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery in South Korea.
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Abbott clarifies RAAF C-130 not shot at in Iraq

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has refuted a report saying a RAAF C-130 came under fire from Islamic militants during a humanitarian mission over Iraq.
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ISIS rebels shoot at RAAF C-130 Hercules with Australians on board

Japan lifts ban on HAL and 5 others

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Japan has lifted a ban on India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and five other companies which it imposed after New Delhi tested nuclear weapons in 1998.

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