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[Video] Low level flying Syrian Su-24 Fencer trailing smoke

Feb 11 2015
Short clip of a low level flying Su-24 trailing smoke.

Even though the user who uploaded the video to Youtube titled the footage “Mig-23 Low Pass Scream – Syria”, the aircraft you can see in the footage below is clearly a ...

A-10s of the U.S. Air Force theater security package have deployed to Europe

Feb 11 2015
A-10 Thunderbolts are back in Europe

The U.S. Air Force has deployed 12 A-10 Thunderbolt attack planes and approximately 300 personnel to Spangdahlem airbase, in Germany, as part of a so-called TSP (theater security package) in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

The ...

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 ...

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 24 2015
A clip filmed with a smartphone shows a formation of Special Ops helicopters at work north of Baiji in Iraq. Although the quality ...
May 22 2015
A P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 captures surveillance footage of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) conducting land ...

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