These cool photos prove that, given to its privileged observation position, the “boomer” job is one of the most interesting in the Air Force.
Taken on Oct. 13, from a KC-135 Stratotanker belonging to 340th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron, these gorgeous pictures show two A-10 Thunderbolt II (or “Warthogs”) receiving fuel over Southwest Asia on Oct. 13.
Even if it may be close to retirement in fact, the “Hog” remains not only one of the most badass aircraft around, but also one of the weapons of choice for Close Air Support and Battlefield Air Interdiction missions against the Islamic State.
The U.S. Air Force deployed 12 A-10C from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey in support of Operation Inherent Resolve on Oct. 15, 2015. The deployment follows Turkey’s decision to open its bases to U.S. and other Coalition members participating in air operations against ISIL.
A quick look at the B-52 Stratofortress and its incredible career. Even though it is 60 years old, the B-52 still plays a major role in the U.S. deterrence policy. The Stratofortress is a long-range, […]
Greek media outlets report that the U.S. will divert to Greece six F-35s originally built by Lockheed Martin for Turkey. Although the details are still pretty fuzzy, Greek social media went abuzz following the reports […]
The Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4s launched the Storm Shadow cruise missiles on Daesh terrorist targets for the first time last week. On Mar. 10, 2021, RAF Typhoon FGR4s supporting Operation Shader, the UK’s contribution […]