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Who Says the F-35 Can’t Dogfight? You Just Gotta Jump Out of It for the Best Shot!

Sat, 12/06/2021 - 20:03

BattleField 2042 debuts with wild trailer showing pilot ejecting from F-35 to shoot down a Su-57 Felon with a shoulder-fired anti-tank weapon. And gaming fans are loving it! Well, if you still have your doubts [...]

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First Leonardo TH-73A Training Helicopter Delivered To The U.S. Navy

Fri, 11/06/2021 - 20:52

The new helicopter will replace the TH-57 Sea Ranger, allowing the introduction of a modernized training curriculum for the highest quality of training. The U.S. Navy took delivery of the first new TH-73A training helicopter [...]

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Check Out These Shots Of Air Force One and SAM46 At RAF Mildenhall For Biden’s Trip To G7 Summit

Fri, 11/06/2021 - 17:43

Both the Air Force One and its back up made a stopover in the UK on their way to the G7 summit in Cornwall. U.S. President Joe Biden is currently in the UK to attend [...]

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Rare Photos Show Italian Eurofighters Dropping Flares During Live-Fire CAS Training With U.S. JTACs In Kuwait

Fri, 11/06/2021 - 15:08

Images of Eurofighter Typhoons popping flares are pretty rare. Here are some cool ones taken during joint training between Italian Air Force and U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps personnel in Kuwait. Four [...]

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Poland Procures Turkish Bayraktar TB2 Drones Almost Out of the Blue

Sun, 23/05/2021 - 18:57

Poland announced the procurement of the Turkish Bayraktar TB2 medium altitude long endurance (MALE) unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV). Polish Minister of Defence, Mariusz Błaszczak, announced that Poland will acquire the Turkish Bayraktar TB2 drones [...]

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NOAA’s Hurricane Hunters Ready to Face the 2021 Hurricane Season

Fri, 21/05/2021 - 23:39

We visited NOAA Air Operations Center in Lakeland, Florida to discuss the impending Atlantic Hurricane season. On May 1, 2017, the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) moved its Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) [...]

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A Close Look at Air Force One’s Visit to Detroit and the Presidential Motorcade.

Fri, 21/05/2021 - 11:43

Detroit’s Metro Airport Yields Great Photos of Air Force One aircraft and Motorcade. Local spotters, aviation photographers and aircraft enthusiasts were treated to spectacular views of a U.S. Air Force VC-25A presidential transport aircraft operated [...]

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Here Are Some Photos Of The F-15QA Being Recovered After Ground Incident At Airport Near St. Louis

Fri, 21/05/2021 - 00:20

The F-15QA (Qatar Advanced) that left the runway forcing the crew to eject at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport, has been recovered. As already reported, a Boeing F-15QA was involved in a ground ejection incident at [...]

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Top Aces Aggressor F-16 Flies For The First Time In The U.S.

Wed, 19/05/2021 - 17:52

The former Israeli F-16 flew from the Top Aces’s facilities at Phoenix Mesa Gateway airport and is the first 4th generation fighter flown by private “Red Air”. The Canadian company Top Aces performed on May [...]

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Pilots Eject From F-15QA At MidAmerica St. Louis Airport

Tue, 18/05/2021 - 17:05

Images show a Boeing F-15QA on the ground after the crew members ejected. A Boeing F-15 was involved in a ground ejection incident at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport around 07.30AM LT on May 18, 2021. [...]

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Four U.S. B-52 Bombers Have Just Landed In Spain For A Bomber Task Force Deployment

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 21:46

B-52H Stratofortress bombers have arrived at Moron Air Base, Spain, for a European deployment. Four U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers of the 2nd Bomb Wing from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, arrived at Moron [...]

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DARPA And Northrop Grumman Working On Blackjack Network’s Payload To Reduce Impact Of GPS Jamming

Mon, 17/05/2021 - 17:11

Blackjack will create a cheaper, easier to upgrade and less vulnerable autonomous satellite network for military communications, navigation and possibly early warning. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Northrop Grumman a 13.3 [...]

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Italian Air Force Identifies Russian An-12 Off Estonia In First Ever Intercept By F-35 Supporting NATO BAP

Sun, 16/05/2021 - 10:56

The Italian F-35 jets deployed to Estonia, scored their first intercept under NATO command in the Baltic region. On May 14, 2021, the Italian Air Force F-35 aircraft deployed to Ämari Air Base, Estonia, to [...]

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“Spectre”, The B-1B Involved in Famous Failed Ejection Incident Following On Board Fire in 2018, Retired

Fri, 14/05/2021 - 19:25

Infamous B-1B “Spectre” Retired To Become An Advanced Maintenance Trainer at Tinker Air Force Base. The U.S. Air Force disclosed a few days ago that, in early April, the B-1B Lancer 86-109/DY, nicknamed “Spectre”, has [...]

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Take A Look At These Amazing Photos Of Yesterday’s NATO Tiger Meet 2021 Spotter Day

Thu, 13/05/2021 - 21:14

The second Spotter Day of NATO Tiger Meet (NTM) 2021 was held yesterday at Beja Air Base, Portugal. And here are some gorgeous shots. The flying segment of this year’s edition of NATO Tiger Meet [...]

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F-15E Strike Eagle Loaded With Five AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSMs) For The First Time

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 21:21

As part of Project Strike Rodeo, an F-15E Strike Eagle was loaded with five AGM-158 JASSMs. The U.S. Air Force continues to work on expanding the F-15E Strike Eagle‘s already impressive capabilities. The 85th Test [...]

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Leonardo Inaugurates A New State-Of-The-Art Helicopter Training Academy In The United States

Tue, 11/05/2021 - 12:01

The new Helicopter Training Academy will provide training for both pilots and maintenance crews on the AW119, AW169, AW139 models and, in a near future, the new AW609 tiltrotor. Leonardo announced that a new state-of-the-art [...]

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Germany Set To Replace Its P-3C Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft With The P-8A Poseidon

Mon, 10/05/2021 - 13:24

The selection of the P-8 Poseidon emerged during a parliamentary interrogation after the United States approved a possible Foreign Military Sale of five aircraft to Germany. The Bundesministerium der Verteidigung (BMVg), the German Federal Ministry [...]

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Crazy Cool Video Shows In Detail How The A-10 Thunderbolt’s GAU-8/A Avenger Gatling Gun Works

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 22:46

Wanna know what’s behind the trademark BRTTTTT noise of the A-10 Warthog’s GAU-8/A Avenger Gatling Gun? Then, watch this. Dubbed Warthog, Hog or just Hawg, the A-10 Thunderbolt II is, basically, an airplane built around the GAU-8 Avenger 30-mm [...]

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Libyan Coast Guard Shoots At Two Italian Fishing Boats: Italian Frigate And P-72A Surveillance Plane On The Scene

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 22:28

The Italian Navy and Air Force intervened in international waters off Libya after a Libyan Coast Guard patrol boat shot at Italian fishing boats. Two Italian fishing boats were involved in an incident about 30 [...]

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