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[Updated] U.S. amassing B-1 strategic bombers near North Korea

Apr 05 2013

Read here the update published on Apr. 06 at 23.05 GMT

It seems like Washington has taken Kim Jong Un threat seriously.

After moving two Langley’s F-22 Raptor stealth fighters to Osan airbase, in South Korea, launching a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber ...

[Video] B-2 stealth bomber out of Guam refuels over the Pacific

Apr 04 2013

The following interesting video depicts a B-2 stealth bomber from the 509th Bomb Wing, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, being refueled in-flight by a KC-135 on Jan. 23, 2013, over the Pacific Ocean.

The Spirit was involved in a training ...

Pentagon deploys anti-ballistic missile defense system to Guam while North Korea announces nuclear attack on U.S.

Apr 03 2013

Wednesday Apr. 3 saw the Pentagon announce that the U.S. is to deploy the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to Guam as a precautionary measure in response to threats from North Korea that, few hours later, said it has “ratified” ...

This is what an (unlikely) Air War in North Korea would look like

Apr 03 2013

Although defended by an obsolete Air Force made of ex-Soviet fighters and bombers North Korea still operates a decent air defense system featuring: radar system with overlapping coverage and high mobility allowing for shoot-and-scoot tactics, anti-aircraft guns (probably ex-Soviet ZSU-23s) ...

[Map] Here’s the North Korean Air Force order of battle

Apr 02 2013

The following interesting map shows all the airbases in North Korea with a quite detailed list of the Regiments and Squadrons of the Korean People’s Army Air Force (North Korean Air Force).

The majority of the airbases seems to surround Pyongyang, ...

Poland wants new Mig-29 Fulcrum simulators

Apr 02 2013

Taking into account the fact that Polish MiGs are to be in service until approximately 2030, Polish MOD Armament Inspectorate has announced a new bid to get a flight simulator for this aircraft to be placed in Minsk Mazowiecki 23rd Tactical ...

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 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...
Sep 18 2016
A new video showing the tests of the T-50 PAK FA’s 9-A1-4071K cannon has appeared on Youtube. The Sukhoi T-50 PAK FA, Russia...

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