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We are closer to a European shared Aerial Refueling Capability

May 17 2015
“Pooling and Sharing” may soon apply to the Aerial Refueling capability.

As we reported it at the end of last year, Poland, the Netherlands and Norway are willing to acquire shared aerial refueling capabilities. According to the information obtained by Polish ...

U.S. Air Force A-10 and F-15 Theater Security Package activities in Europe in one infographic

May 15 2015
An interesting infographic provides some detail about the two TSPs in Europe.

12 A-10s belonging to the first Air Force Theater Security Package and 12 F-15s of the first ANG  TSP (theater security package) are currently deployed in eastern Europe in ...

The U.S. will base B-1 bombers and surveillance planes in Australia amid South China Sea tensions

May 14 2015
Bombers and ISR (Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance) aircraft head towards the Pacific.

It looks like the U.S. Air Force is planning to deploy some strategic bombers and surveillance aircraft in Australia to put some pressure on China amid South China Sea tensions.

The ...

The Italian Air Force has unveiled a new indigenous trainer: the T-344 V.E.S.P.A.

May 13 2015
The Italian Air Force is developing a new indigenous jet trainer.

The Italian Air Force has identified the new trainer that will replace the SF-260EA in the role of initial flight screener of its student pilots.

The mock-up of the new indigenous ...

Let’s celebrate Top Gun Day with this cool video: F-14 versus Everything

May 13 2015
May 13th is Top Gun Day.

This video proves that the F-14 Tomcat was much more than a  capable fleet defender.

Clips taken from the Tomcat HUD and TCS, show that the F-14 could win against some of the best and most ...

Low level flying, Winching and Special OPS support: fly with the MH-60S Knighthawks of HSC-4

May 12 2015
Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron FOUR (HSC-4) recently made a video about the squadrons operations in the past year.

Based at NAS North Island in San Diego, HSC-4 is tasked with Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) missions as well as Search and Rescue, Combat ...

Military Aviation

May 20 2015
B-52 Stratofortress bomber doing what it does best. The photographs in this post were taken during a combined live fire demonstrat...
May 19 2015
There are 17 F-15’s exhaust engine nozzles in this image. The photo in this article was posted by the 48th Fighter Wing on t...

Drones

May 11 2015
The nEUROn stealth combat drone as seen from a different point of view. The first example of the nEUROn UCAV (Unmanned Combat Aeri...
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...

Aviation Safety

May 09 2015
An Airbus A400M aircraft crashed near Sevilla airport, in Spain, at 12:57 pm local time killing 4 crew members and injuring 2. On ...
Apr 28 2015
The story of the first Combat SAR (Search And Rescue) mission behind enemy lines since Vietnam. One of the most famous missions ...

Rogue States

May 22 2015
A P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 captures surveillance footage of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) conducting land ...
May 22 2015
A-10s continue their tour of eastern Europe. Four A-10 Thunderbolt II jets and approximately 40 airmen from the U.S. Air Force The...

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