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Italian Air Force aircraft take part in “Tende Scaglia” Special Operations exercise

Apr 28 2016
We attended the tactical event that closed “Tende Scaglia 2016” exercise.

Taking place from Apr. 4 to 22, “Tende Scaglia 2016” (TS 16) was an exercise organized and managed by the 1^ Brigata Aerea Operazioni Speciali (1st Special Operations Air Brigade) ...

U.S. Air Force F-22s deploy to Lithuania (as an RC-135W patrols the Baltic Sea)

Apr 27 2016
Two Raptors have arrived at Siauliai Air Base, in Lithuania.

According to the information released by the U.S. Embassy in Vilnius, (two) F-22 stealth fighter jets have deployed to Siauliai Air Base, on Apr. 27.

Supported by a KC-135R (“Quid 177”), the ...

This Awesome Footage shows U.S. F-22s flying at low altitude through the famous Mach Loop for the first time

Apr 27 2016
Raptors hit the Mach Loop!

Videos and photographs emerged on the Internet, showing that the Raptor jets have been active within the famous British Mach Loop Low Flying Area.

Since 12 Raptors are deployed to RAF Lakenheath, there is the opportunity for ...

Two U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors deploy to Romania for the first time

Apr 26 2016
Two F-22 Raptors and one KC-135 Stratotanker arrived in Romania.

Two F-22s and approximately 20 supporting Airmen, with the 95th Fighter Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, arrived at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania, on the on Apr. 25.

The F-22s ...

Watch St. Elmo’s Fire appear on an E-4B doomsday plane’s nose during aerial refueling

Apr 24 2016
Static discharges on an E-4B refueling from a KC-135.

The following video shows an interesting phenomenon. An E-4B Nightwatch National Airborne Command Post  (NAOC) approaches a KC-135 in cloudy weather and the differential static equalization between the two aircraft creates static ...

There are conflicting reports on alleged clash between Russian and Israeli aircraft near Syria

Apr 22 2016
Did Russian forces in Syria fire on Israeli warplanes?

Several Israeli media outlets said that Russian forces in Syria have fired at least twice on Israeli military aircraft in the last weeks.

Although no specific dates or locations for the incidents were ...

Military Aviation

Aug 22 2016
Report: F-35Cs Descend in Mass on the USS George Washington During DT-III. The USS George Washington (CVN-73) is hosting the F-35C...
Aug 20 2016
Two Syrian Su-24 Fencer attempting to fly over a Kurdish-held area in northeastern Syria where U.S. SOF (Special Operations Forces...

Drones

Mar 13 2016
What might be an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is circling over the border between Turkey and Iraq. Increasingly, military aircraft as w...
Feb 08 2016
NASA operates the giant Northrop Grumman Global Hawk drone to collect weather data. On Feb. 5, NASA showed off its newest and smar...

Aviation Safety

Aug 11 2016
A swarm of honey bees found hanging from the exhaust nozzle of an F-22 Raptor stealth jet’s engine. On Jun. 11, 192nd Fighte...
Jun 09 2016
Unbelievable coincidence. It’s the fourth incident to a military aerobatic display team in one week, the second today! On Ju...

Rogue States

Aug 25 2016
This cool video features the stealthy PAK-FA next generation fighter along with other interesting Russian hardware. To celebrate t...
Aug 20 2016
Two Syrian Su-24 Fencer attempting to fly over a Kurdish-held area in northeastern Syria where U.S. SOF (Special Operations Forces...

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