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NATO jets, including Canadian Hornets, scrambled twice in two days to intercept Russian spyplane

Oct 22 2014
NATO QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) jets scrambled twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft

The Il-20 is the most frequent Russian Air Force aircraft intercepted by NATO fighter jets in the Baltics.

Noteworthy, as the Swedish Air Force is hunting ...

Photo shows F-35 SOM-J Air-Launched Cruise Missile separation tests in wind tunnel

Oct 22 2014
Turkish air-launched cruise missile is being tested for integration on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

SOM (Stand-Off Missile) is a high precision cruise missile, developed since 2006 and unveiled for the first time during the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Turkish ...

U.S. Air Force pilot reaches 9,000 flying hours on the B-52 Stratofortress bomber

Oct 21 2014
A U.S. Air Force pilot has celebrated 9,000 flying hours on the B-52.

Lt. Col. Steve Smith, with 93rd Bomb Squadron from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, has the most flying hours in the B-52 Stratofortress: on Oct. 8, 2014, he ...

[Photo] F/A-18E lands on USS Nimitz with SLAM-ER stand-off missile

Oct 20 2014
An interesting shot, shows a Super Hornet land on aircraft carrier with an AGM-84 Standoff Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response weapon.

This image shows an F/A-18E Super Hornet belonging to the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 Argonauts as it performs an arrested ...

North Korea’s Mig-29 Fulcrum jets getting new paint scheme

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 released by North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) show Pyongyang’s leader Kim Jong Un attending Korean People’s Army ...

Sweden has released a photo of the mysterious foreign vessel in Stockholm’s archipelago

Oct 20 2014
Sweden is investigating a mysterious, foreign underwater activity in the Stockholm’s archipelago.

On Oct. 19, Sweden Ministry of Defense released a grainy photo of a vessel in waters less than 30 miles (50 km) from Stockholm.

Although this version was partly denied ...

Military Aviation

Oct 30 2014
Usually, after every Global Thunder, the Russians launch similar long range bomber missions. On Oct. 29, the U.S. Strategic Comman...
Oct 30 2014
“I’m instructed by Her Majesty’s government of the United Kingdom to warn you if you do not respond you will be shot dow...

Drones

Oct 25 2014
Schiebel Camcopter used by OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine made its first flight. On Oct. 23, the OSCE Special Monitori...
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 (...

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 30 2014
Usually, after every Global Thunder, the Russians launch similar long range bomber missions. On Oct. 29, the U.S. Strategic Comman...
Oct 29 2014
Russian air activity across Europe is surging: three more formations intercepted today. As reported yesterday, on Oct. 28, the Ger...

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