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Finmeccanica signs contract to supply 28 Eurofighter Typhoons to Kuwait

Apr 05 2016
The long-awaited contract to supply Typhoon aircraft to Kuwait has been signed.

On Apr. 5, the Kuwaiti MoD and Finmeccanica (the Italian aerospace company which leads commercial activities in Kuwait on behalf of the Eurofighter consortium), signed a contract for the ...

Here are the first images of the U.S. Air Force F-15s providing air policing duties in Iceland

Apr 04 2016
The Eagles have arrived in Iceland.

Beginning on Apr. 1, 12 F-15C Eagles belonging to the 131st Fighter Squadron, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts, and the 194th Fighter Squadron, Fresno Air National Guard Base, California, have deployed to Europe as ...

First footage of Russian Air Force Ka-52s in combat in Syria emerges

Apr 04 2016
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 and Mi-28N helicopters.

The role of these ...

Watch an AC-130W Gunship refuel over Iraq and then disappear into the night

Apr 02 2016
The best part is when the gunship disappears into the night.

The following footage was filmed from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 from the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron as it refuels an AC-130W over Iraq during a night operation in ...

F-35C carrier variant JSF drops first AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW)

Apr 01 2016
The F-35 Lightning II Pax River Integrated Test Force conducted the first weapons separation test of an AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) from an F-35C.

On Mar. 23, during flight 180 over the NAVAIR Atlantic Test Ranges, Cmdr. Ted Dyckman, a ...

U.S. Air National Guard F-15s deploying to Iceland and the Netherlands “to deter further Russian aggression”

Mar 31 2016
Time for another deployment to Europe.

Beginning tomorrow, 12 F-15C Eagles and approximately 350 Airmen and support equipment belonging to the 131st Fighter Squadron, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts, and the 194th Fighter Squadron, Fresno Air National Guard Base, California, ...

Military Aviation

Sep 25 2016
Four SD ANG F-16Cs returning from Poland have arrived in the UK. One of them sports the brand new overall grey color scheme aimed ...
Sep 23 2016
It’s not a secret that some F-117s are still in airworthy conditions at the Tonopah Test Range, in Nevada. Still, it’s...

Drones

Aug 31 2016
During the last flight, the unmanned Phantom served as an aerial target and was shot at by an F-35 with two AIM-120s. Nevertheless...
Mar 13 2016
What might be an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is circling over the border between Turkey and Iraq. Increasingly, military aircraft as w...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Sep 21 2016
Dramatic footage of an AH-64D Apache helicopter crashing into the sea. On Sept. 20, at around 09.00AM LT a Greek Army Apache helic...
Sep 20 2016
A two seater variant of the U-2 Dragon Lady from Beale Air Force Base has just crashed in Sutter County, California. A TU-2S assig...

Rogue States

Sep 26 2016
As U.S. B-1Bs fly south of the DMZ, the rather geriatric North Korean aircraft take part in the nation’s first-ever airshow ...
Sep 19 2016
Libyan MiG-23 Flogger performs yet another stunt. This time filmed from the cockpit. Last year we posted some cool shots and a cou...

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