David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
As Rzeczpospolita broadsheet reports, the Americans will allow Poland to purchase modern JASSM (Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile) missiles for Warsaw’s F-16s. This will significantly increase the Polish Vipers’ strike capabilities. Poland currently operates 48 F-16 airplanes in […]
The Russian “Hokum-B” helicopters provide close support to the Syrian Army. Although some of Russia’s combat planes have left Syria to return home, part of the tactical aviation has been replaced with newly arrived Ka-52 […]
The video shows the fighter unsuccessfully firing its gun at the helicopter, which however was later reportedly shot down off-camera with an air-to-air missile. A short video recently made the rounds on Telegram, showing what […]
Tell Vlad…..after my election I have more flexibility. President Medvedev: I understand. I will transmit this information to Vladimir Cuba next?
Probably pre-positioning special forces. Mi-8s carrying troops, the Hinds to clear out the LZ if they have to. My money is on ballistic missile strikes on Ukr airfields, followed by air strikes. Anyone know the state, and skill level of Ukr’s air defence system? Unless they are very skilled I give the Ukr Air Force about a day of operations.
So does anybody NOT think it’s an INVASION? Go ahead back it up. Sudetenland Putin style. Maybe Putins just dropping off his shirtless pix to everyone?!?