Italian Coast Guard AW139 and ATR42MP Orders

IN AN article published recently on its website, Italy’s Guardia Costiera (Coast Guard) revealed that it has ordered two AgustaWestland AW139s. Deliveries will commence in the first quarter of 2009, with the second helicopter following before the end of that year. One of them will be based at Catania-Fontanarossa and the other at Luni-Sarzana.

In addition, a third ATR42MP Surveyor is also being acquired for delivery in early 2010, joining two already in Guardia Costiera service. The latter are also to be upgraded with a new LIDAR system to improve their remote sensing capabilities.

Alenia Aeronautica confirmed on February 26

Continue reading Italian Coast Guard AW139 and ATR42MP Orders

GUARD VIPERS

EUMEROUS’ AND ‘widespread’ are two words which describe the fielding of the F-16 Fighting Falcon with Air Forces around the world. The most prolific is the United States Air Force, which operates the F-16 in seven of its ten commands, including the Air National Guard (ANG). Since the first F-16s were delivered to what was then the 169th Tactical Fighter Group, at McEntire Air National Guard Base, South Carolina, in July 1983, General Dynamics’, and subsequently Lockheed Martin’s, revolutionary little fighter aircraft has formed the backbone of the Guards’ combat capability. In 2004, no fewer than 27 Air National Guard

Continue reading GUARD VIPERS

Equatorial Guinea National Guard Air Arm Expansion

ALTHOUGH THE air arm of the Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial Guardia Nacional (Equatorial Guinea National Guard) has long had a very limited capability, there has lately been a considerable expansion in its aircraft equipment. Most potent among its recent acquisitions are four Sukhoi Su-25s, comprising two single-seat aircraft, first reported last August, plus a pair of two-seat Su-25UBs, which had been delivered by December 2007. They are flown from the main operating base at Malabo. At least four Mil Mi-24V Hind-E attack helicopters have also entered service over the last couple of years, flown out of Malabo but with a

Continue reading Equatorial Guinea National Guard Air Arm Expansion

HONOR GUARD

View of Lake Garda, lemon Riviera spa and magical — in the Italian resort of Lefay Resort & SPA features everything you need for complete happiness.

Alcide and Liliana Leali has long prepared project spa hotel, which combines techniques of oriental medicine to the best traditions of European and first class service. As a result, there was Lefay Resort & SPA — hotel, where all the conditions in order to achieve harmony, both physical and mental.

The author’s approach

Area Lefay Spa — 3000 square meters, but it is not the main advantage of this space. The main thing here

Continue reading HONOR GUARD

Baywatch

COAST GUARD Air Station San Francisco (CGAS SF) is enclosed on three sides of San Francisco international airport, located on its north side. Primarily a search and rescue (SAR) facility, you might think its location, surrounded by hundreds of incoming and outgoing airliners, prevents helicopters being launched at a moment’s notice. Not the case. Careful planning and co-operation between the airport authority and the Coast Guard has meant that to date not one rescue call out, or airline flight has been delayed due to conflict of interests.

History

The Coast Guard facility has operated from its present position since February

Continue reading Baywatch

People came to say goodbye to Lyudmila Postoyalko a 2-lines

In the concert hall "Minsk", which held a public farewell to Lyudmila Postoyalko, allowed from 10 o’clock in the morning. I was the last one who was allowed to go into the lobby, where there was a coffin with the deceased. Along the walls were all forced by dozens of wreaths. Behind the bench on which were sitting the relatives of the deceased, a tight group were bureaucrats: I vyznat Prime Minister of Belarus, control Presidential Administration Gennady Nyavyhlas Chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee Misha Pavlova, Minister Interior Vladimir Naumov. Precisely at noon officer of a company of

Continue reading People came to say goodbye to Lyudmila Postoyalko a 2-lines

Pacific Fleet conducted naval exercises Guards missile boats

In the Sea of Japan in the areas of combat training — Pacific Fleet conducted naval exercises Guards missile boats with the performance of missile launches supersonic anti-ship missile "Mosquito" and various artillery exercises …

(Under the cut reportage about the exercises, with photos firings and comments of the author. Recommend!) 

As usually go out to sea with old good friends … Guards-katerniki, brigades of surface ships of the Maritime Fleet Pacific Fleet at the appointed time we have taken on board and we went out to sea! ..

Continue reading Pacific Fleet conducted naval exercises Guards missile boats

Construction of Moscow metro stage Red Guard — Alma-Ata

The report's author — Alexander "Russos" Popov

On Thursday, went to the site of SMU-15 on the stretch "Red Guard" — "Alma-Ata" to see how they are doing. In general, all is well. This month, they poured the last monolithic concrete and give tunnels TO-6 for laying tracks and SMU-4 for installation of equipment.

But the process of construction was difficult — a lot of the hassle brought contractors who underwent communication. First, long. And secondly, when you transfer stormwater managed to flood the little pit.

(C) Russos, 2011

1. In the foreground — the dismantling chamber

Continue reading Construction of Moscow metro stage Red Guard — Alma-Ata

The attempt of rebellion in the elite division of the IDF

Veterans refused to intercede in the guard and were confined in jail. Battalion Duhifat (Hoopoe) protested that their conditions of service are similar in almost that of the young fighter and refused to intercede in guard on the basis of the Golan Heights. In this regard, they are enclosed in a lock for 20 days. Their co-workers say, "We just want to enhance their own status." A spokesman for the IDF said: "We condemn all instances of non-compliance of orders."

Team Kfir was once again faced with neuvvyazkami between the older soldiers, and again called upon the soldiers. Just

Continue reading The attempt of rebellion in the elite division of the IDF

On the sea diamond factory in St. Petersburg, built ice-class patrol vessel FS-824

The new ice-class patrol boat will Sakhalin Border Guard Coast Guard (SPUBO) of the FSB Russia.   At the Marine Plant "Diamond" 29 April 2011 raised the flag of the Coast Guard Border Service of the Russian Federation on the patrol vessel FS-824.

In a solemn flag-raising ceremony was attended by Chief of the FSB Border Department for the city of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, Colonel-General N.L.Kozik, the head of the district administration Vasileostrovskogo V.V.Omelnitsky, CEO of shipbuilding firm "Almaz" L.G . Grabovets, deputy head of the FSB Border Department for the city of

Continue reading On the sea diamond factory in St. Petersburg, built ice-class patrol vessel FS-824

SQL - 16 | 1,888 сек. | 7.18 МБ