Posts Tagged ‘military’

Kim Jong-un watches something in the sky. (Photo by Korean Central News Agency)

North Korea Ready To Try Another Rocket Launch Carrying ‘Satellite’

North Korea will this month attempt for a second time to launch a long-range rocket carrying a satellite, the government announced Saturday.
by admin

This is Syria's only operational Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft (YK-ATA), seen here at Paris-Le Bourget Airport in 2009. It may have been used to transport Mil Mi-25 attack helicopters to Syria from Russia through Iraqi airspace. (Photo by twin-otter64 via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-SA)

Did Syria Transport Russian Attack Helicopters Through Iraqi Airspace?

In late October, Syria asked Iraqi authorities to grant air access for a cargo plane transporting refurbed attack helicopters from Russia.
by Michael Grabell, ProPublica

An OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter from the 1st Infantry Division. (Photo by SSgt Shane A. Cuomo/US Army)

Taliban Commander Arrested for Shooting Down US Chopper

Coalition forces arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a US helicopter, killing two American soldiers.
by BNO News


Turkish Sikorsky S-70 helicopter similar to the crashed aircraft. (Photo by Turkish Naval Forces)

Turkish Paramilitary Helicopter Crash Near Iraq Border Kills Four

A paramilitary helicopter crashed in southeastern Turkey late Sunday afternoon, killing four service members and injuring eight others.
by BNO News

Map of the crash location in Brunei. (Map by Google/Matt Molnar)

Brunei Air Force Helicopter Crash Kills 12

A Royal Brunei Air Force helicopter crashed in western Brunei on Friday, killing 12 people in the country's worst ever aviation disaster.
by BNO News