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U.S. F-22 EW-enabled sensor-rich stealth aircraft have escorted Jordanian F-16s during air strikes on ISIS

Feb 10 2015
U.S. F-22s and F-16CJs are being tasked with Jordanian F-16 escort missions in Syria.

Last week the Pentagon provided some details about the American support to the Jordanian air strikes in Syria that followed the burning alive of the pilot Maaz ...

Red Flag 15-1: Simulating Modern Warfare at Nellis Air Force Base

Feb 09 2015
Over the past 40 years the US Air Force-sponsored Red Flag exercise has established itself as the premier integrated air warfare exercise in the world.

The first of 2015’s 4 scheduled Red Flags is taking place at Nellis AFB from Jan. ...

UAE F-16s arrive in Jordan to support war on ISIS. Some of them don’t wear national markings

Feb 08 2015
Six UAE Air Force F-16s have arrived in Jordan.

Photographs showing of six United Arab Emirates Air Force F-16E/F Block 60 jets arriving at an airbase in Jordan were released by the Jordanian Armed Forces on Feb. 8.

The images depict the ...

Rafale and Super Etendard jets Launched and Recovered from French Nuclear Aircraft Carrier

Feb 08 2015
Footage from aboard aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, cruising towards the Indian Ocean.

Before it crossed the Suez Canal on Jan. 26 the carrier battle group “Arromanches,” built around the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, has conducted operations and exercises ...

The Russian Air Force has tested a strategic cargo plane in bomber role

Feb 06 2015
Russia has turned an Il-76 strategic cargo plane into bomber during recent trials

The Russian Air Force has conducted tests with an Il-76MD (NATO codename Candid) aircraft carrying  training bombs during trials organized in the Tver region, north of Moscow, Ilyushin ...

Pro-Russia separatists conducted first air strike in Ukraine using a Su-25 Frogfoot. Maybe….

Feb 05 2015
Pro-Russia insurgents say that they have conducted a first air strike on Ukrainian forces.

According to reports on several news outlets, including the Russian RIA-Novosti press agency, a Su-25 allegedly serving in the People’s Republic of h aviation component attacked a ...

Military Aviation

Mar 28 2015
A civil registered U.S. King Air used to track high-value and time-sensitive targets, including people, has conducted some mission...
Mar 26 2015
The Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon is the western world’s most prolific fighter of the last 40 years. Even if medium and ...

Drones

Mar 17 2015
An MQ-1 Predator crashed in Syria. According to Syria state media it was shot down by Syrian air defenses. The U.S. lost contact w...
Mar 13 2015
RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft in BACN configuration is supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The U.S. Air Force has not released much...

Aviation Safety

Mar 22 2015
A Syrian Mi-14 ASW (Anti-Submarine Warfare) helicopter crash landed in the Idlib region. On Mar. 22, a Syrian Navy Mil Mi-14 helic...
Mar 17 2015
An MQ-1 Predator crashed in Syria. According to Syria state media it was shot down by Syrian air defenses. The U.S. lost contact w...

Rogue States

Mar 30 2015
Four U.S. Air Force A-10s have arrived in Romania. More to arrive in the next days. It looks like the USAF Warthog attack planes a...
Mar 28 2015
A civil registered U.S. King Air used to track high-value and time-sensitive targets, including people, has conducted some mission...

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