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Video provides behind the scenes look at the Russian Su-27 Flanker operations in the Baltic area

Apr 20 2015
An interesting video provides some details about Russian presence in the Baltic region.

Although rather difficult to understand (unless you speak Russian), the video in this post is quite interesting as it provides some footage of the Russian warplanes operations in ...

U.S. Navy F-35C aircraft conduct first detachment visit at NAS Lemoore

Apr 20 2015
Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101, the “Grim Reapers,” based at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, deployed with its F-35s to NAS Lemoore, the future basing site for the F-35C.

VFA-101, the U.S. Navy newest F-35 unit based at Eglin AFB, Florida, ...

Italian Typhoons scrambled for the 27th time in 2015 to intercept Russian plane over the Baltic Sea

Apr 18 2015
Baltic Air Patrol QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) service is always quite busy.

On Apr. 18, the Italian Air Force two Italian Air Force Typhoons deployed to Šiauliai, Lithuania, for the NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission, were scrambled to identify and escort ...

Stunning images of U.S. Marine Corps EA-6B Prowler jets flying at dusk

Apr 17 2015
EA-6B Prowlers during a training sortie.

Based at MCAS Cherry Point, in North Carolina, Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Training Squadron 1 (VMAQT-1) is responsible for training of student pilots and electronics countermeasures officers destined to fly the EA-6B Prowler.

The unit, previously ...

This photo of X-47B combat drone taking fuel from tanker proves we are one step closer to unmanned aerial refueling

Apr 16 2015
X-47B has completed first contact with an aerial refueling hose.

On Apr. 16, “Salty Dog 502″, one of the two Unmanned Carrier Air Vehicle demonstrator (UCAS-D) aircraft of the X-47B program performed autonomous aerial refueling (AAR) test, plugging the in-flight refueling ...

nEUROn European Stealth combat drone has started operational tests in Italy

Apr 16 2015
nEUROn stealth UCAV has started testing its advanced sensors in Italy.

The first example of the nEUROn UCAV (Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle), the full-scale technology demonstrator developed by France, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland and Greece, has started a new testing phase in ...

Military Aviation

Apr 24 2015
An impressive flypast took place over Tel Aviv. On Apr. 23, Israel celebrated its 67th Independence Day with the traditional flypa...
Apr 21 2015
You don’t see such kind of escort flights every day. Chinese President Xi Jinping received a very warm welcome on his arriva...

Drones

Apr 24 2015
Someone said we are one step closer to Skynet.. On Apr. 16, one of the two Unmanned Carrier Air Vehicle demonstrator (UCAS-D) airc...
Apr 22 2015
From a certain angle, the nEUROn drone is  an F-117 look-alike. The image in this post was taken by The Aviationist’s contr...

Aviation Safety

Apr 06 2015
Several articles have mentioned the A-GCAS (Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System) as the military tech capable to avert the...
Apr 01 2015
Firefighters at airbases all around the world have to be familiar with egress procedures. The images in this post show firefighter...

Rogue States

Apr 23 2015
“What passes for dangerous and provocative today was ho-hum to recon crews of my generation” former RC-135 commander says On A...
Apr 20 2015
An interesting video provides some details about Russian presence in the Baltic region. Although rather difficult to understand (u...

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