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U.S. Air Force goes East: more than two dozen U.S. F-16s in Bulgaria for a month-long exercise with local Migs

Apr 21 2012

Eight years since President George W. Bush congratulated the prime ministers of Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia for becoming NATO members, Bulgaria and United States continue to build upon their partnership.

For the third time since 2007 the 31st ...

In Afghanistan, EA-6B Prowlers to be replaced by Beechcraft King Airs capable to knock out cell phones, radios

Apr 20 2012

The US Army is using a brand new technology that is installed into its Beechcraft King Air aircraft deployed in the skies of Helmand Province Afghanistan, that can jam and intercept insurgent transmissions.

The new device, called communications electronic attack with ...

RAF Tornados involved in "marathon" seven-hour mission to defend US and Afghan forces in Afghanistan

Apr 20 2012

RAF Tornado GR4s from 617 “The Dambusters” Squadron, belonging to the 904 Expeditionary Air Wing at Kandahar, have helped to defend US and Afghan forces from an insurgent attack in Helmand province, as part of a marathon mission lasting over ...

Photo: U.S. Navy Carrier Variant F-35C's first formation flight

Apr 20 2012

On Apr. 18, two F-35C Lightning II carrier variant aircraft launched together from Naval Air Station Patuxent River and conducted formation flying for more than one hour.

The mission flown by the two aircraft, known as CF-1 and CF-2, and piloted by ...

Enhanced Predator drone can stay airborne for 42 hours

Apr 19 2012

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) has designed field retrofitable capabilities–lengthened wings, wing-borne fuel pods, and new heavy-weight landing gear, capable to extend Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper’s already impressive endurance.

Following a recent Endurance Enhancement Study, GA-ASI proposes two different field installable ...

Up-close and personal with Iran's Air Force: rare insight into pilot's traditions, procedures, equipment

Apr 19 2012

An interesting behind the scene video was shot on Apr. 17, when Iran commemorated National Armed Forces Day with a military parade at Tehran.

It shows, Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) pilots before, during and after the flybys providing ...

Military Aviation

Nov 26 2014
Think twice before watching this video if you suffer motion sickness. Although most of the recent war scenarios involved stealth m...
Nov 26 2014
This is how F-22 fighter pilots train to improve their air-to-air skills. The venerable T-38 Talon which first flew in 1959 (produ...

Drones

Nov 21 2014
An interesting video shows the Ukrainian forces launching Soviet-era Tu-143 reconnaissance drones. Some months ago we published so...
Nov 19 2014
An MQ-8 Fire Scout was spotted on a trailer on I-405 at Newport Beach, California Few months ago we published an image of an MQ-8C...

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

Nov 27 2014
Moscow reinforces Belbek airbase in Crimea with 14 jets, including 4th Generation Su-27SMs. Russia continues to encircle Ukraine w...
Nov 24 2014
A Swedish Air Force Gulfstream IVSP Electronic Intelligence plane could be tracked as it flew in the airspace off Kaliningrad Obla...

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