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"The Eurofighter Typhoon will be the Indian Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft" Pakistani blog says. RUMINT, HUMINT or speculation?

Jan 13 2012

Above image: an Italian two seat Typhoon refuels from a KC-130J

Although an Indian Air Force spokeperson has quickly denied the news, according to a Pakistani blog “Grande Strategy”, Eurofighter has won the Indian MMRCA tender, worth 10-15 billion USD for ...

From Greece with love: Russia's aircraft carrier flight ops in the Mediterranean sea

Jan 12 2012

If the Chinese aircraft carrier Varyag, serving as a testbed for the development China’s future naval aviation, is far from being a factor, Russia’s flagship Admiral Kuznetsov, a “heavy aircraft-carrying missile cruiser”, equipped with an air wing of Sukhoi Su-33s ...

KC-130J: a tactical gas station in the sky. Serving fighters, bombers, choppers. And maybe even F-35s sometime in the future.

Jan 12 2012

On Jan. 10, I had the opportunity to take part to a refueling mission of a KC-130J of the 46^ Aerobrigata (Air Brigade) of the Italian Air Force involving several combat planes. The tanker version of the Super Hercules launched ...

"F-35C unable to land aboard aircraft carriers" report says. U.S. Navy and Royal Navy have something to be worried about.

Jan 09 2012

As highlighted by an interesting article published on F-16.net, among all the other flaws listed in the JSF Concurrency Quick Look Review dated 29 November 2011 (an official document recently leaked), there is one issue that might have a significant ...

A Sukhoi Su-27. At Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.

Jan 07 2012

Update, Jan. 11 13.00 GMT

Look at the following image Lazygranch.com has found on Imageshack.us.

Taken by Ethan Miller/Getty Images on Apr. 16, 2009, the photograph depicts an MQ-1B Predator at Creech Air Force Base, in Nevada, taxing with a Sukhoi Su-27 ...

F-35 targeted in potential military cuts. If Italy quits, will the stealth plane ever be affordable?

Jan 06 2012

With a new set of austerity measures aimed at saving up to $25 billion to balance the budget by 2013 (and avoid a catastrophic default that would put the entire Euro-zone at risk) just approved, Italy could be soon compelled ...

Military Aviation

Jul 22 2014
When the Egyptian Air Force started attacking Tel Aviv on May 15, 1948, the day after Israel announced independence, the Jewish st...
Jul 21 2014
Based on the graphic shown by the Russian Ministry of Defense, it was a U.S. EF-111 Raven to fly close to the MH17 just before it ...

Drones

Jul 14 2014
Al Qassam Brigades are using their Twitter feed to show an Armed Drone flying over Gaza. Ezzedeen Al Qassam Brigades, the military...
Jul 09 2014
Scientists and engineers at BAE Systems have released some interesting details about some futuristic technologies that could be op...

Aviation Safety

Jul 22 2014
Tel Aviv airport is almost isolated following the decision of several U.S. and European airlines to cancel all flights to Israel a...
Jul 18 2014
In order to save time, fuel airliners to fly from departure airport to destination as close as possible to a Great Circle. A great...

Rogue States

Jul 21 2014
Based on the graphic shown by the Russian Ministry of Defense, it was a U.S. EF-111 Raven to fly close to the MH17 just before it ...
Jul 21 2014
According to an authoritative source, two Su-27 Flankers escorted the Malaysian Boeing 777 minutes before it was hit by one or mor...

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