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U.S. F-22 Raptors perform “show of force” in South Korea against North

Feb 17 2016
Four Raptors have deployed to South Korea.

On Feb. 17, four U.S. Air Force F-22 “Raptor” fighter aircraft from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, deployed to Osan Air Base, in South Korea.

The multi-role stealth fighters were joined by four Republic of ...

Six U.S. Air Force F-35As have arrived at Mountain Home AFB for the type’s first simulated deployment

Feb 16 2016
First simulated deployment for the U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs.

Taken on Feb. 8, 2016 the following pictures feature six F-35A Lightning IIs belonging to the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron (TES) from Edwards Air Force Base, California, arriving at ...

Russia has just deployed its most advanced spyplane to Syria

Feb 15 2016
A Russian Air Force Tu-214R is about to land at Latakia, Syria.

The Tu-214R is a Russian ISR (Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance) aircraft. In other words, a quite advanced spyplane.

As we have already explained here in the past, it is a special ...

Poland to deploy F-16 combat planes to Syria in reconnaissance role

Feb 15 2016
Recce role for the Polish F-16 Fighters in the fight against ISIS in Syria.

According to the Polish President and the Polish Minister of Defense, Poland is going deploy a “small number of F-16 fighters” to Syria, in order to “support ...

Gulf War 25th Anniversary: how a U.S. F-15E shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 gunship with a GBU-10 bomb 25 years ago today

Feb 14 2016
The impressive story of the only air-to-air victory achieved by the F-15E Strike Eagle.

Developed to replace the General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark, the McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15E is a dedicated multi-role version of the F-15 Eagle air superiority fighter: named “Strike Eagle” ...

Saudi Arabia is deploying combat planes to Turkey to fight ISIS

Feb 13 2016
Royal Saudi Air Force aircraft will launch air strikes against Daesh from Turkey.

RSAF aircraft are being deployed to Incirlik airbase, Turkey, from where they will launch air strikes against ISIS, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğluy said on Feb. 13.

Saudi Arabia ...

Military Aviation

Jul 26 2016
The photos in this post are really impressive! Axalp Ebenfluh is a famous firing range located near Meiringen air base. From 1942,...
Jul 25 2016
Watch this cool GoPro footage of the A-10 Thunderbolt performing landing on a dry lake bed near Alamo, Nevada. The following video...

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

Jun 09 2016
Unbelievable coincidence. It’s the fourth incident to a military aerobatic display team in one week, the second today! On Ju...
Jun 09 2016
It’s not a good period for military aerobatic teams. A Su-27 Flanker belonging to the Russian Knights aerobatic team crashed...

Rogue States

Jul 24 2016
Less than two months before the failed coup, the Turkish Air Force hosted its traditional medium-scale high-tech exercise at Konya...
Jul 20 2016
Cross-border training in eastern Europe for the A-10 Thunderbolts from Indiana. Eight A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft, along ...

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