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A quick look at Aviano airbase’s F-16 Fighting Falcon multirole jets

Apr 15 2014
Based at Aviano airbase, in northeast Italy, the 31st Fighter Wing mobilized its squadrons deploying their F-16s to Poland in response to Ukrainian Crisis.

“The noise you hear is the sound of freedom”.

This catchphrase was coined at Beaufort Marine Corps Air ...

Europe’s largest military exercise marks first deployment of USN patrol squadron’s P-8A Poseidon in UK

Apr 15 2014
UK Armed Forces and several partner nations arms battled each other in the air, at sea and on land in Europe’s largest military exercise this year.

From Mar. 31 to Apr. 12, Joint Warrior 14-1 saw over 35 warships, 25 types ...

Russian Su-24 Fencer attack plane performs multiple passes near U.S. warship in Black Sea

Apr 14 2014
A Russian attack plane performed multiple passes near an American warship in the Black Sea.

The aircraft, reportedly a Russian Air Force Su-24 Fencer, flew within 1,000 yards of the USS Donald Cook, the U.S. Navy destroyer currently operating in the ...

Stunning video of machine guns shooting at target drones shows how difficult hitting a remotely piloted aircraft can be

Apr 14 2014
This video shows how difficult shooting down a small UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) can be.

Along with larger UAVs, armed forces around the world also employ several types of smaller remotely piloted planes. Such drones are used for a wide variety ...

Dacian Viper 2014: six U.S. F-16 combat planes deployed to Romania

Apr 13 2014
Six U.S. Air Force F-16s have deployed to the 71st Air Base in Campia Turzii, Romania, to train with the local based Mig-21 Lancer jets (and strengthen Washington’s presence at the gates of Ukraine.)

An exercise dubbed “Dacian Viper 2014″ is ...

[Video] Scorpion Jet Mock Airborne Intercept of Cessna 182

Apr 13 2014
Here’s the Scorpion Jet intercepting a Slow Mover in a SMI (Slow Mover Intercept) scenario.

Cessna parent company Textron has released an interesting video showing  a Cessna 182 flying at 120 knots intercepted by the Scorpion jet prototype.

The Scorpion, that has ...

Military Aviation

Apr 23 2014
This is not covered by warranty. Royal Danish Air Force personnel love to film their F-16s using air-to-air and air-to-surface armament. A GoPro ...
Apr 22 2014
A Typhoon model fitted with conformal fuel tanks CFTs (Conformal Fuel Tanks) have always been one of the features Eurofighter was thinking about ...

Drones

Apr 14 2014
This video shows how difficult shooting down a small UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) can be. Along with larger UAVs, armed forces around the ...
Apr 11 2014
A better look at the images of the Iranian drone emerged so far highlighted something interesting. New screenshots coming from Syria give a ...

Aviation Safety

Apr 05 2014
A Chinese ship involved in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 in the Indian Ocean reportedly detected an underwater ping like ...
Mar 29 2014
Quite unusual: an Egyptian Air Force plane is forced to perform a belly landing with extended nose gear. You don’t see this kind ...

Rogue States

Apr 20 2014
The traditional military parades at mausoleum of the Late Founder of Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, south of capital Tehran saw the flyover of ...
Apr 18 2014
A Russian combat helicopter performs an impressive, quite dangerous, low pass. Few days ago, we published an article about the fully armed Ukrainian ...

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