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"Some NATO air strikes in Libya may have violated the law of war" report of the International Commission of Inquiry on Libya says

Mar 02 2012

According to a report published in these hours by the UN Commission of inquiry on Libya, the coalition of NATO and non-NATO members, operating within Operation Unified Protector to enforce the UN Security Council resolutions 1970 and 1973, may have ...

Not a drone nor a bird. What's that "thing" seemingly orbiting over Homs, Syria?

Mar 01 2012

While seeking for new interesting footage from Syria, to update the yesterday post about the weapons being used by the regime against the opposition in Homs, I stumbled upon this video.

Something seemingly “solid” seems to orbit in the smoke coming ...

Anglo-French UAV papers go missing (along with wisdom). Do you still carry your mission critical data on paper?

Mar 01 2012

In early February it was announced that France and the UK were working together on a joint drone project, a Medium Altitude Long Endurance surveillance drone with a possible secondary offensive capability.

According to an article appeared on Feb. 23 by ...

Video: Costa Allegra re-supply operations in the Indian Ocean

Mar 01 2012

The following video shows the Costa Allegra re-supply operations performed by a Zil Air EC-120B helicopter (reg. S7-ZIL) from Alphonse island (located 500 km to the southwest of Mahe), on Feb. 28, 2012, at 12.14 LT.

During the same day, the ...

C-27J slippery runway surface landing and take off training in Norway

Feb 29 2012

The Italian Air Force has recently conducted training activity on frozen runway at Bardufoss, Norway, with a C-27J, pilots and crews belonging to the 98° Gruppo (Squadron) of the 46^ Brigata Aerea (Air Brigade).

It was the first time that the ...

Photo: Iranian maritime patrol aircraft buzzes the USS Lincoln aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz

Feb 29 2012

“Tower this is Ghost Rider requesting a flyby”

“Negative Ghost Rider, pattern is full”

Many of you remember this memorable quotes from Top Gun movie. Imagine the same request radioed by an Iranian maritime patrol aircraft to the Air Boss of USS ...

Military Aviation

Sep 23 2014
In the night of Sept. 23, the U.S. and partner nations have launched a series of air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria. And, f...
Sep 22 2014
Here are some stunning photos of the Belgian Air Force Days, held at Kleine Brogel airbase. On Sept. 13 – 14, Kleine Brogel ...

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

Sep 23 2014
In the night of Sept. 23, the U.S. and partner nations have launched a series of air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria. And, f...
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 (...

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