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Lethal: Watch this rebel hit a Syrian helicopter using an SA-16 shoulder mounted surface to air missile systems

Jun 10 2013

Even if it’s not clear whether the targeted Mi-8/17 Hip chopper was able to survive the hit (in the last year some Syrian helicopters have proved their ability to withstand ground fire by Surface to Air Missiles), the following video ...

Italy’s Typhoon fighter jets secure airspace of Iceland

Jun 10 2013

On Jun. 10, six Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets of the Italian Air Force deployed to Iceland to provide air policing of the airspace around the northern European island.

Supported by two KC-767A aerial refuelers and a C-130J cargo plane, the Italian ...

Italian Air Force Tornado attack planes attend “Bold Quest 2013” at Cherry Point

Jun 10 2013

Accompained by a C-130J, that provided oceanic Search Air Rescue, and by a KC-767A aerial refueler, three Tornado IDS attack planes of the 6° Stormo of the Italian Air Force deployed to MCAS (Marine Corps Air Station) Cherry Point, North ...

U.S. MV-22 Osprey and KC-130J aircraft based at Sigonella amid escalating crisis in Libya visit Malta

Jun 09 2013

Last month, the U.S. transferred about 500 Marines from Moron airbase, Spain to Sigonella in Sicily to be ready for rapid deployment if any new attacks occurred in Libya.

Few days earlier, 15 people had been killed when a car bomb ...

All weather nuclear deterrence: B-52 bombers mass launch out of the fog

Jun 09 2013

We have already seen several MITO (Minimum Interval Take Off) procedures of the B-52 Stratofortress bombers from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, or Barksdale AFB, Louisiana.

Here’s another one, showing a mass launch of B-52 departing in the thick fog ...

[Video] Rafale fighter jets perform aerobatics with the Patrouille de France

Jun 08 2013

This video is not only interesting for the quality of the footage.

What’s really intesting is the fact that it shows the Patrouille de France, the French Air Force display team, performing some (basic) aerobatic maneuvers with a couple of Rafale ...

Military Aviation

Jan 19 2017
Two B-2 stealth bombers performed a round-trip mission from CONUS (Continental US) to perform airstrikes on Daesh training camps i...
Jan 17 2017
Over 100 Civilians Killed in Accidental Nigerian Airstrike Media and intelligence reports indicate that a Nigerian Air Force aircr...

Drones

Jan 11 2017
U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets released a swarm of 103 Perdix semi-autonomous drones in flight. Welcome to the future of war tech. The U...
Oct 19 2016
MQ-4C, E-2C, C-2A, P-8A, F-35 and SH-60R flew over USS Zumwalt in Chesapeake USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy’s newest and most te...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Jan 16 2017
Boeing 747-400 freighter crashed while attempting to land at Kyrgyzstan’s main airport in thick fog. News media and intellig...
Jan 14 2017
A Royal Thai Air Force JAS-39 Gripen has crashed in Thailand. Pilot dead. On Jan. 14, at 09.27 LT, a RTAF JAS-39 Gripen crashed at...

Rogue States

Jan 18 2017
The Turkish Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Forces have launched a joint raid against Islamic State targets in the Aleppo prov...
Jan 17 2017
Over 100 Civilians Killed in Accidental Nigerian Airstrike Media and intelligence reports indicate that a Nigerian Air Force aircr...

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