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An unusual view of Exercise Red Flag at Night, from Nevada Desert

Aug 14 2014
The night operations have become a mainstay of Red Flag. Given most modern air campaigns begin with night operations, these Red Flag exercises are a valuable training opportunity for pilots and crews to safely experience a complex, coordinated exercise in ...

U.S. airborne communication plane could be tracked on the Web for 9 hours during air strike that killed Taliban leaders in Afghanistan

Aug 13 2014
At least seven Taliban militants were killed following a NATO air raid Afghanistan. Noteworthy, a sign of the developing operation may have been a U.S. Air Force E-11A BACN plane orbiting over southeasern Ghazni province, clearly visible on Flightradar24.com.

Although many ...

Focus on Eurofighter Typhoons’ role in Exercise Anatolian Eagle in Turkey

Aug 12 2014
Twelve Eurofighter Typhoons belonging to the Royal Air Force and the Ejército del Aire (Spanish Air Force) took part in the international edition of Anatolian Eagle, from June 9 – 20 at Konya airbase, Turkey.

The Royal Air Force deployed six ...

Breathtaking photo as F/A-18E Super Hornet pilot seemingly activates “Hyperspace Drive”

Aug 12 2014
An amazing shot from a Super Hornet fighter pilot

This photo was taken by an F/A-18E Super Hornet pilot with the U.S. Navy’s Strike-Fighter Squadron 27 (VFA-27) “Royal Maces” during a night gun strafe practice.

The visual effect of the 20mm bullets ...

Exercise Anatolian Eagle 2014-2: Turkey, Jordan, Qatar, Spain and the UK train for real combat ops

Aug 11 2014
Attracting an increasing number of foreign air arms, Anatolian Eagle has become a high-tech exercise that gives participating units the opportunity to assess their capabilities and readiness for war, to improve multinational cooperation, and to test new weapons systems: some ...

Pilots explain how Navy’s F-4 Phantoms intercepted Soviet Bombers near U.S. aircraft carriers

Aug 11 2014
Developed as interceptor to protect U.S. Navy’s Carrier Battle Groups (CVBG), the F-4 had frequent close encounters with Soviet Tu-95 and Tu-16 bombers near aircraft carriers around the world

U.S. Navy F-4 Phantom jets were frequently launched by American flattops to ...

Military Aviation

Oct 19 2014
Here are the first photos of the Czech Air Force JAS-39 Gripen fighter planes deploying to Iceland to undertake Icelandic Air Poli...
Oct 17 2014
A Boeing 787 was intercepted by the Italian Air Force after experiencing loss of radio contact with the Air Traffic Control A Boei...

Drones

Sep 22 2014
It looks like Hezbollah is using its weaponized drones to attack Al Qaeda targets in Lebanon. Not only Hamas operates armed UAVs (...
Sep 19 2014
Did you know RAF delivered its five Reaper UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) as if they were model kits? The Royal Air Force has just ...

Aviation Safety

Sep 15 2014
The famous episode when an Israeli Air Force F-15 was able to land with one wing. The F-15 is not only a famous MiG Killer. The le...
Sep 11 2014
Take off and landing from an aircraft carrier can be extremely dangerous. Even if they are extremely important to project power ac...

Rogue States

Oct 20 2014
Photos of a North Korean Mig-29 operating from a highway shows the Fulcrum with a brand new color scheme. A series of images relea...
Oct 20 2014
Sweden is investigating a mysterious, foreign underwater activity in the Stockholm’s archipelago. On Oct. 19, Sweden Ministr...

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