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Polish F-16s have received the first AGM-158 JASSM low observable standoff air-launched cruise missiles

Jan 31 2017
Polish Air Force Receives the First Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles.

Based on the photographs taken by Cpt. Krzysztof Nanuś of the 31st Airbase in Krzesny, and subsequent publication of the aforesaid imagery by Bartosz Kownacki, Polish Deputy Minister of Defense, Poland ...

U.S. MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crash lands in Yemen during Special OPS raid on Al Qaeda

Jan 29 2017
A U.S. Marine Corps Osprey that was supporting the first known counterterrorism operation under President Trump crash-landed in Yemen. It was later destroyed by U.S. raid.

Early in the morning on Jan. 29, one American Special Operations commando was killed and ...

New MiG-35 “Fulcrum Foxtrot” Demonstrated For Putin and Foreign Market

Jan 27 2017
MiG-35 Demo is Both Product Debut and Contrast of Russian and Western Doctrine in the F-35 Era.

In a widely publicized event on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau (MiG) parented by United Aircraft Corporation officially demonstrated the new ...

Watch RAF Typhoons fly close to Russian aircraft carrier group sailing past the UK

Jan 26 2017
RAF Typhoons flew near Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier sailing through the English Channel on the way home after taking part in the Syria air war. Just a “useless” show of force?

A British warship, Royal Navy frigate HMS St Albans, along with ...

U.S. F-35 Update: F-35A to Red Flag, Navy F-35Cs Experience Problems, Marine F-35B Leads

Jan 25 2017
Large Number of Air Force F-35As to Red Flag 17-1, Navy Works Through F-35C Launch Problem, Marines Continue to Lead in F-35B Integration.

January of 2017 has been a busy month for the ongoing integration of new Lockheed-Martin F-35 Lightning II ...

This Video Will Literally Bring You To The Paradise of Phantoms!

Jan 25 2017
Here’s an outstanding video from one of the world’s last Phatom operators.

Although they don’t fly with the USAF anymore, other air arms around the world still operate the F-4 Phantom, including the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force; the Turkish ...

Military Aviation

Feb 22 2017
The WC-135 Constant Phoenix has launched from RAF Mildenhall earlier today for a mission towards northern Europe and the Barents S...
Feb 20 2017
Jet Airways Boeing 777-300 Gets German Fighter Escort After Communications Lost Due to Error. Jet Airways flight 9W-118, a Boeing ...

Drones

Feb 05 2017
We can’t say whether it happened by accident or on purpose, but a U.S. unmanned spy aircraft broadcast its position for everyone...
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...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Feb 16 2017
A Soviet-era helicopter landed on a highway and blocked a truck convoy…to ask for directions to the closest village. An Mi-8...
Feb 04 2017
Swiss Boeing 777-300 Bound for L.A. from Zurich Makes Arctic Emergency Landing of Snowy Runway On Feb. 1, Swiss Airlines Boeing 77...

Rogue States

Feb 22 2017
The WC-135 Constant Phoenix has launched from RAF Mildenhall earlier today for a mission towards northern Europe and the Barents S...
Feb 21 2017
The venerable B-52 strategic bombers have been quite busy fighting ISIL in the last months. Six B-52 Stratofortress bombers are de...

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