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Incredible images of missile exploding over USS The Sullivans right after launch

Jul 23 2015
Missile launch gone wrong.

On Jul. 18, U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS The Sullivans was damaged after an old Raytheon Standard Missile 2 Block IIIA guided missile exploded shortly after launch off the U.S. Atlantic coast., exploded shortly after takeoff.

As ...

Video shows U.S. A-10s conducting austere landing training at an abandoned Warsaw Pact airfield in Poland

Jul 23 2015
US Warthogs Land At An Abandoned Warsaw Pact Airfield in Poland.

US A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft deployed to Europe as part of a U.S. Air Force TSP (Theater Security Package) conducted rough field training in Poland.

Territory of Poland is scattered, besides ...

The Indian Air Force has deployed four Su-30MKI Flanker jets to the UK

Jul 22 2015
The Flankers are involved in exercise Indradhanush 2015.

Delayed by one day, on Friday morning Jul. 17, four Indian Air Force Su-30MKI Flankers (SB-065, SB-138, SB-167 and SB-309), all believed to be from 2 Sqd, deployed to RAF Coningsby, UK, for  Indradhanush ...

U.S. Army Special Operations MQ-1C drone has crashed in Iraq. And someone took a selfie with the wreck

Jul 21 2015
A U.S. Gray Eagle UAS has crashed in southern Iraq.

A photo posted on Jul. 21 on Twitter shows some people taking shots around a crashed (still largely intact) MQ-1C Gray Eagle UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) sporting U.S. Army markings.

The Gray ...

In Pictures: what a multinational MEDEVAC mission involving 11 helicopters looks like

Jul 21 2015
Here’s a look at the Medical Evacuation mission conducted during Italian Blade 2015.

A complex MEDEVAC involving 11 helicopters from 6 different nations was among the highlights of Italian Blade 2015, the largest military rotary-wing exercise held this year in Europe ...

Stunning Pictures of the First three Rafale “omnirole” jets delivered to Egypt

Jul 20 2015
The Egyptian Air Force has received the first three of 24 Rafale jets.

Egypt has received the first three Rafale jets during a ceremony held at Istres airbase, in southern France on Jul. 20.

The three Rafale DM (as the two-seaters destined ...

Military Aviation

Nov 25 2015
After the Turkish Air Force shot down a Russian Su-24, Moscow has decided to deploy some air defense systems to western Syria. Fol...
Nov 23 2015
A U.S. Marine Corps Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft is depicted with seemingly solid rotor disks. The image in this post shows a U.S. M...


Oct 20 2015
This was just released by the Russian MoD. Russia’s MoD has just released a video showing a Sukhoi (Su-30SM) more or less &#...
Oct 16 2015
The Turkish Air Force has shot down an unidentified UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) over the Syria-Turkey border. Turkish Air Force...

Aviation Safety

Nov 16 2015
The risky business of being an adversary pilot. Dissimilar Air Combat Training (DACT) is one of the most important parts in the tr...
Nov 12 2015
Another crazy low pass. Here’s another chapter in the Ukrainian Air Force low pass saga. After the the Mig-29 overflying pro...

Rogue States

Nov 24 2015
Hear a Turkish Air Force radar station warning an unknown aircraft about to enter the Turkish airspace. On Nov. 24, a Russian Air ...
Nov 24 2015
Images coming from Syria show a Su-24 Fencer in flames. And it’s Russian. On Nov. 24 the Turkish Air Force shot down what ap...

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