Tagged: USAF

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Aerial Spies: How NATO is Searching for Any Loopholes in Russia’s Defense

Commenting on the chain of aerial incidents along Russia’s western borders, when Moscow was forced to scramble its combat jets to intercept US reconnaissance jets, Russian military experts explained to Sputnik that the real...

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TROUBLE IN THE AIR – US Air Force dispatches nuke-sniffer plane into the skies over North Korea on ’emergency’ mission

The WC-135 Constant Phoenix, a special-purpose US military plane, made a surprise sortie over the Sea of Japan. The US has dispatched a specialised “sniffer plane” to detect nuclear particles in the skies over North...

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U.S. JTF-Bravo Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras (Photos)

JTF-Bravo provides support to Honduran forces fighting wildfire Servicemembers from Joint Task Force-Bravo began providing support to the Honduran Fire Department, Air Force and Army, at the request of President Juan Orlando Hernandez, in...

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US Air Force plans to upgrade the B-1B aircraft in the Fighter/Interceptors

  The B-1R is a proposed upgrade of existing B-1B aircraft. The B-1R (R for “regional”) would be fitted with advanced radars, air-to-air missiles, and new Pratt & Whitney F119 engines. This variant would...

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These planes could someday replace the A-10 – if the Pentagon spends the cash

The impending mothballing of the A-10 Thunderbolt II attack jet has prompted outrage among its advocates in the active-duty military, hand-wringing on Capitol Hill and questions from analysts about whether the new F-35 Joint...