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« em: Maio 06, 2018, 08:35:59 pm »
State Department approves sale of six C-130J Super Hercules to Germany

04 May, 2018 SOURCE: FlightGlobal.com BY: Garrett Reim Los Angeles



 The US State Department approved the sale of six Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules transport and tanker aircraft to Germany for an estimated $1.4 billion, according to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

 The approval comes as the aircraft’s larger European competitor, Airbus Defence & Space’s A400M transport aircraft, has struggled with production issues and has ramped down its delivery rate. Germany is a launch customer for the A400M, along with European NATO nations Spain, Belgium, Britain, France, Luxembourg and Turkey.

 Lockheed Martin’s potential sale includes three C-130J-30s, the stretch version of the aircraft, and three KC-130Js, the aerial refueling version of the aircraft. Also included in the sale are eight AN/ALE 47 Electronic Countermeasure Dispensers; eight AN/AAR-47A(V)2 Missile Warning Systems; eight AN/ALR-56M Radar Warning Receivers; and eight MX-20 Electro-Optical/Infrared Imaging Systems, among other subsystems and spare engines.

 The German Air Force plans to use the aircraft to conduct airlift, air refueling, and air drop missions as part of a French-German allied squadron based in Evreux, France, according to the sale approval. The KC-130Js will provide air refueling capability to German and French fighter and light transport aircraft, as well as helicopters.

 Airbus announced in March 2018 its plan to slow its final assembly rate for the A400M transport from a high of 19 aircraft in 2017 to only eight per year from 2020. Launch customers have balked at increased costs and delivery delays for the A400M. Consequently, Airbus has suffered financial penalties for the programme’s poor performance.

 Airbus and launch nations renegotiated the delivery schedule for the programme in March 2018. Under the revised production schedule, the manufacturer should end 2019 having delivered approximately 80 aircraft from the total of 174 A400Ms ordered, with the remaining aircraft taking until the early 2030s to be delivered.

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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #1 em: Maio 07, 2018, 03:09:08 pm »
São necessários 3 KC-130J da Luftwaffe para reabastecer 4 Eurofighters a voar? Ah, pois, ainda há alguns Tornado IDS e ECR também. :mrgreen:
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« Responder #2 em: Maio 08, 2018, 06:36:31 pm »
Cada vez melhor !!!

http://www.businessinsider.com/german-military-fighters-jets-not-ready-for-combat-2018-5

Germany has a 'massive problem' that has reportedly knocked almost all of its Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets out of commission
 

German Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon takes-off during the air policing scramble in Amari air base, Estonia, March 2, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

•The vast majority of German Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets are reportedly not combat ready.
•It's the latest report of deficiencies knocking German military equipment out of commission.
•Germany's military has been plagued with such problems, and the government is debating whether to increase the defense budget to address them.

The German air force is dealing with a "massive problem" that has left all but four of its 128 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets unavailable for combat missions, according to a May 2 report by German news outlet Spiegel.

German engineers are worried about the jets' DASS defense system, which warns pilots of potential attack, because of cooling liquid seen leaking from the wingtip pod that contains sensors. The problem appeared about six months ago.

The problem centers on a specific component, called a "grease nipple," that is part of the system that cools the wingtip pods. Technicians were able to replace the malfunctioning pods, according to Spiegel, but supplies of the component are limited because the primary supplier needs to be recertified after a change in its ownership.

Without that system, the jets aren't able to carry out missions. At the moment, according to the report, only about 10 of German's Typhoons are able to start missions.

The Luftwaffe's Eurofighter readiness issues are compounded by a lack of air-combat missiles. Because of that shortfall, only four of the fighters are currently ready for combat missions, according to Spiegel.

German officials disputed the report.

Defence Ministry spokesman Col. Holger Neumann said the air force could meet its military requirements despite the issue with components needed for the self-protection system and that the military hoped to resolve the component issue in the near future.

"We hope to get this problem under control in several weeks or months," Neumann said, declining to say how many Eurofighters had been affected by the lack of spare parts. The Defense Ministry did say that the supply problem could make existing problems with the fighters' readiness worse, but did not elaborate.

Sources with knowledge of the issue also denied that only 10 Eurofighter jets were available for the Luftwaffe, pointing out that at least 14 jets are currently in service around the world.

Spiegel also described German government statements about fighter readiness as misleading.

The Luftwaffe counts all Eurofighter jets that are able to fly as available, including ones without functioning self-defense systems, according to the report.

Those jets can be used for training but not for NATO operations like air-policing missions over eastern Europe.

Germany has also registered 82 Eurofighters with NATO's High Readiness Force and Force of Lower Readiness.

Those designations put the fighters at NATO's disposal within certain periods. For the HRF, the fighters should be available in between zero and 90 days. FLR assets should be available in between 91 and 180 days.

But, according to Spiegel, since there are no current operational requests, Germany can say its forces are in compliance with NATO obligations.

"We can say with a good conscience that large parts of the force are ready for use because there is currently no mission," a source told Spiegel.

Equipment shortages and hardware problems

The issues facing the Eurofighters are not Germany's only military-readiness problem — they're not even Germany's only fighter-jet problem.

A report seen by Spiegel at the end of March found that Germany's Tornado fighter jets may not be able to join NATO missions because of technological deficiencies — including a lack of NATO friend-or-foe identification systems meant to prevent the alliance's jets from engaging each other.

Elsewhere in the German air force, only five of 16 A400M transport planes were ready for use as of February, and previous reports have found numerous issues with the service's fighters. None of the German navy's six submarines are combat-ready and just nine of 15 frigates are in full service. Moreover, only 95 of the army's 244 tanks are operational.

The issues stem in part from Germany's military and defense budget, which has steadily fallen since the end of the Cold War.

Berlin also drew down its forces in 2011 to focus on asymmetrical warfare. German troop numbers have shrunk — some 21,000 officer positions are vacant, which adds to readiness woes. It reversed course years later, in response to Russian action in Ukraine and renewed concerns about conventional warfare, but much of the equipment it shed has to be reacquired.

'Germany isolates itself'

German's military budget has become one of the first internal disputes for the new coalition government headed by Angela Merkel, who leads the conservative Christian Democratic Union.

Olaf Scholz, the new finance minister from the CDU's junior coalition partner, the Social Democratic Party, presented a 2018 budget that only offered the Defense Ministry half the money it requested, focusing instead on domestic measures and seeking to avoid additional debt.



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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #3 em: Maio 09, 2018, 10:13:46 am »
E a desgraça continua...  ::)

http://www.cavok.com.br/blog/um-em-cada-10-militares-alemaes-perdem-suas-licencas-de-pilotos-de-helicopteros-por-nao-poder-voar/
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Os pilotos das Forças Armadas da Alemanha (Bundeswehr) não estão conseguindo tempo de voo suficiente em meio à escassez de helicópteros e, consequentemente, estão perdendo suas licenças de voo. O relatório é o último a lançar luz sobre o estado embaraçoso das forças armadas da Alemanha.


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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #4 em: Julho 23, 2018, 06:49:09 pm »
E nós a pensar que estávamos mal  ;D

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German air force only has four active Typhoon jets



According to local media, the German air force only has four combat-ready Typhoon jets out of 128.

The Luftwaffe is dealing with a “massive problem” that has left all but four of its 128 Typhoon jets unavailable for combat missions, according to a report by German news outlet Spiegel.


It’s understood that the readiness issues are compounded by a lack of air-combat missiles. Because of that shortfall, only four of the fighters are currently ready for combat missions, according to Spiegel. According to the article:

“The problem is complicated. Put simply, all “Eurofighters” on the wings have a sensor that detects enemy jets or attacks and warns the pilot. About half a year ago, it was discovered that the pod is no longer properly cooled.”

According to other reports, Germany’s air force is in ‘dire straits’ and funds are urgently needed to modernise its weaponry and systems.

“The Luftwaffe is at a low point,” Lieutenant General Ingo Gerhartz, who took over as chief of staff of the air force about a month ago, told 200 industry executives. Gerhartz said his assessment followed visits to various air force sites and discussions with troops that revealed serious deficits in the readiness of aircraft and other equipment.

“Aircraft are grounded due to a lack of spare parts, or they aren’t even on site since they’re off for maintenance by the industry,” he said. According to Reuters, he said a 400-hour inspection of the Eurofighter combat jets now took a total of 14 months, twice as long as planned, and this was unacceptable.

His comments followed recent reports by the defence ministry and the German parliament’s military ombudsman that revealed significant gaps in military equipment and personnel.

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/german-air-force-only-has-four-active-typhoon-jets/
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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #5 em: Julho 23, 2018, 07:35:06 pm »
Queres ver que ainda vão pedir á FAP para patrulhar/policiar o espaço Aéreo Alemão !!!

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/german-air-force-only-has-four-active-typhoon-jets/

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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #6 em: Julho 23, 2018, 11:33:45 pm »
Queres ver que ainda vão pedir á FAP para patrulhar/policiar o espaço Aéreo Alemão !!!

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/german-air-force-only-has-four-active-typhoon-jets/

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Os alemões entram com os Eurofighters e com a guita e talvez se pense nisso!
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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #7 em: Dezembro 01, 2018, 10:26:33 am »
Já nem o avião presidencial voa no tal "milagre alemão". O que vale é que a Ibéria tinha um voo regular a sair para Buenos Aires.  :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:



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LIVE The German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on board Iberia #IB6849 to Buenos Aires for G20 Summit after German Air Force aircraft diverted to Cologne due to a technical issue

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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #8 em: Abril 12, 2019, 06:06:57 pm »
 Só para termos uma noção da escala de desinvestimento a que o regime confinou as FA's.
 O valor que o estado alemão vai gastar na aquisição de 3 novos Airbus A350-900 para executar missões de transporte VIP para a sua chancelaria. É 3 vezes superior ao orçamento total da FAP para 2019 e largamente superior ao orçamento total da Marinha e Força Aérea em conjunto para este ano.
 

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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #9 em: Abril 12, 2019, 08:09:38 pm »
Resta saber se com a aquisição do transporte VIP este e outros programas terão guito...  :mrgreen: :-P

https://www.cavok.com.br/blog/alemanha-precisara-quase-9-bilhoes-de-euros-para-manter-frota-tornado-ate-2030/?fbclid=IwAR1Y3uveMpCeoITDkwEK4PiytsQq4euNXw0_yov0Zs4TTMApG-_NDeKeTtA
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O Ministério da Defesa alemão estima que custará cerca de 9 bilhões de euros para manter sua envelhecida frota de 93 caças Tornado voando até 2030, de acordo com um documento confidencial fornecido aos legisladores alemães nesta semana. A previsão de custos inclui 5,64 bilhões de euros para...



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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #10 em: Abril 20, 2019, 07:09:25 pm »



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Avião Hospital da Força Aérea Alemã (Luftwaffe) presente hoje no Aeroporto da Madeira para transporte dos feridos do acidente com autocarro.
Airbus A310-304 MRT (Multi Role Transport) com registo 10+27 "August Euler" em configuração MedEvac para 44 macas e 6 postos de cuidados intensivos.

Avião comprado em Março de 1990 pela Lufthansa e que em Novembro de 1998 passou para a frota da Luftwaffe com a configuração Multi Role Tanker Transport .

Da frota fazem ainda parte o 10+24 "Otto Lilienthal", 10+25 "Hermann Köhl" e 10+26 "Hans Grade"
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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #11 em: Abril 20, 2019, 07:12:52 pm »
Doze feridos repatriados da Madeira para a Alemanha



 

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« Responder #12 em: Abril 20, 2019, 11:28:11 pm »
Ah e tal, esses aviões só servem para reabastecer, não temos necessidade disso, quando houver granel na Venezuela, ou na Guiné, fretamos o que houver e mandamos um NPO com uns Zebro, vulgo mini LPD (conceito inovador nascido no Fórum Defesa).
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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #13 em: Abril 21, 2019, 07:11:57 am »
Ah e tal, esses aviões só servem para reabastecer, não temos necessidade disso, quando houver granel na Venezuela, ou na Guiné, fretamos o que houver e mandamos um NPO com uns Zebro, vulgo mini LPD (conceito inovador nascido no Fórum Defesa).

NVF, tú só complicas, não percebes nada disto, então não estás a ver que a porta e carga da aeronave é para as pessoas 3XXL entrarem ::),

Os 310 são excelentes combis, a versão de carga pura e dura consegue levar 22 ULD's no main deck e 14 no lower deck, um autêntico burro de carga deve ter sido por isso que muitas companhias os tiveram e ainda tem a voar. Quanto a TAP se desfez dos seus a FAP devia ter ficado com um ou de preferência dois os aviões estavam em muito boas condições !!!

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Re: Luftwaffe
« Responder #14 em: Abril 21, 2019, 03:08:12 pm »
Pois, mas esses já foram. Mas agora que a TAP se vai desfazer dos A330... O que vale é que não precisamos dessas modernices.
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