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Azerbaijan, Pakistan And Qatar Emiri Air Force Combat Aircraft Stole The Scene At Anatolian Eagle 2021 in Turkey

mer, 14/07/2021 - 16:06

Anatolian Eagle 2021, organized by the Turkish Air Force, saw the participation of Azerbaijan, Pakistan and Qatar Emiri Air Force combat aircraft that attracted aviation spotters from many foreign countries. Anatolian Eagle (AE) does not [...]

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Polish Air Force F-16s About to Deploy To Iceland For the First Time

mer, 14/07/2021 - 11:31

For the first time, the Polish F-16 will patrol the ‘High North’ in support of NATO’s Icelandic Air Policing. According to Polska-Zbrojna, the Polish Air Force is readying its Łask-based F-16s to deploy to Iceland, [...]

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A Quick Look at the Boeing C-32A Flying as Air Force 2 Into Detroit And The Vice-Presidential Motorcade

mar, 13/07/2021 - 14:57

Vice-President’s Aircraft And Motorcade Are Smaller And More Mobil Than President’s. Keen-eyed aviation photographers got a rare, up-close look at Air Force 2 during its visit to Detroit’s Wayne County Metropolitan Airport (DTW) in Romulus, [...]

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Slovenian Army To Become The First Military Operator of An All-Electric Trainer

lun, 12/07/2021 - 19:34

Slovenian Army to test  various Pipistrel basic trainers to select the one that will replace its Zlin 143 and 242 aircraft. On June 29, 2021, the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Slovenia, Matej [...]

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Enjoy This Walkaround Tour Of The New HH-60W Jolly Green II Combat Rescue Helicopter

sam, 10/07/2021 - 22:04

Following the tour of the HH-60G Pave Hawk, we now have the chance to see its successor, the HH-60W, up close and learn some more details about it. About two weeks ago we commented the [...]

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F-35s, F-16s Take Part In WIC 2021 at Leeuwarden Air Base

jeu, 08/07/2021 - 15:51

Our contributor Edwin Schimmel went to Leeuwarden Air Base, the Netherlands, to observe the activity related to the WIC (Weapons Instructor Course) 2021 currently underway. Last week we reported about a mishap that occurred to [...]

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Let’s Talk About The New B-21 Raider Rendering And Fact Sheet Released By The U.S. Air Force

mer, 07/07/2021 - 14:25

The rendering shows the new B-21 Raider stealth bomber at Edwards Air Force Base, where it will be thoroughly tested before delivery to operational units. The U.S. Air Force published on July 6, 2021 a [...]

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A Deep Dive Into BriteCloud Advanced Expendable Active Decoy

mar, 06/07/2021 - 10:19

BriteCloud is the first expendable DRFM decoy that can be employed like standard chaffs and flares, differentiating from the more common towed decoys. As the radar and missile technology evolves, so must the countermeasures needed [...]

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Germany Signs Deal To Purchase Five P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft

dim, 04/07/2021 - 19:37

The P-8A Poseidon will replace the ageing P-3C Orion until the new Franco-German Maritime Airborne Warfare System is ready for operational service. Following the reports in May that Germany was looking to replace its ageing [...]

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NATO Conducts ADEX (Air Defense Exercise) In Black Sea

ven, 02/07/2021 - 23:41

NATO holds an ADEX (Air Defense Exercise) in the Black Sea region, where tension with Russia has increased following the recent close encounters between Russian fighters and NATO warships. On Jul. 2, 2021, NATO Air and [...]

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Belgian F-16 Damaged in Ground Incident At Leeuwarden AB. Pilot Successfully Ejected.

jeu, 01/07/2021 - 18:45

A Belgian Air Force F-16 hit a building shortly after start-up. On Jul. 1, 2021, a BAF (Belgian Air Force) F-16 was involved in an incident at Leeuwarden Air Base, in the Netherlands. According to [...]

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It’s Official Now: Switzerland Has Chosen The F-35 As The Next Swiss Air Force Fighter

mer, 30/06/2021 - 18:55

The Swiss Federal Council announced Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II is the aircraft selected from its New Fighter Aircraft competition. It won against the Dassault Rafale, Eurofighter Typhoon and the Boeing Super Hornet. As some [...]

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Dutch Government Agrees To Sell 12 F-16s To Draken International For Use In Adversary Role In The U.S.

mer, 30/06/2021 - 12:28

Draken International is about to expand its fleet of fighter jets already used for Combat Air Force/Contracted Air Support (CAF/CAS) program in the U.S with ex-RNlAF F-16s. The Dutch Parliament was informed on June the 29th [...]

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The Italian Air Force Unveils First HH-139A Helicopter In Special Color Scheme

mer, 30/06/2021 - 08:33

The special colored HH-139A celebrates the 90th anniversary of the 15° Stormo. On Jun. 29, 2021, the Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare) unveiled a special colored Leonardo HH-139A multipurpose combat helicopter during the celebrations of [...]

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Russian Su-30SM With Kh-31 Supersonic Missiles “Harassed” Dutch Frigate In Black Sea

mar, 29/06/2021 - 19:57

The Dutch MOD said the Russian jets carried out mock attacks on HNLMS Evertsen frigate in the Black Sea last week. Photos show at least one of the Su-30SM aircraft carried Kh-31 missiles. Russian aircraft [...]

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Israel Tested An Airborne Laser To Shoot Down Drones

jeu, 24/06/2021 - 12:18

The Israeli airborne laser prototype achieved a 100% success rate against target drones over the sea at different altitudes and ranges above one kilometer. The Israeli Ministry of Defense announced on June 21, 2021 that [...]

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Russia Claims It Fired Warning Shots, Dropped Bombs At British Warship In Black Sea. UK MOD Denies.

mer, 23/06/2021 - 15:11

The tension is high in the Black Sea area, where Russia says it fired warning shots at British warship that had allegedly entered Russian territorial waters near Crimea. But the British MOD says no shots [...]

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Citing “Insiders” Swiss Public Television Says The F-35 Has Won The Swiss Air Force Fighter Jet Evaluation

mar, 22/06/2021 - 19:36

According to a Swiss public television report the Lockheed Martin F-35 is well ahead of its competitors in the race for the next Swiss Air Force fighter. On Monday Jun. 21, 2021, the Swiss public [...]

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Portuguese F-16AM Fighting Falcons, C-295 VIMAR Among The Highlights Of Lajes Spotters Day 2021

mar, 22/06/2021 - 18:29

Here are the most interesting aircraft taking part in Lajes Spotters Day, in the Azores. On Jun. 12, 2021, Portuguese Air Force Base Aérea N º4 at Lajes, Azores, hosted the Lajes Spotters Day 2021 [...]

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F-35B Jets From HMS Queen Elizabeth Have Joined The Fight Against Daesh

lun, 21/06/2021 - 16:22

UK Carrier Strike Group launching F-35B missions in support of Operation Shader from the eastern Mediterranean Sea. On her maiden operational deployment, HMS Queen Elizabeth, with F-35B jets belonging to both the Royal Air Force [...]

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