Category: Exercise & Air shows

Nigerian Air Force L-39ZA (NAF-354), 27 November 2020 0

CAS Inspects ongoing in-Country Reactivation of L-39ZA, Reiterates Commitment to Ensuring Protection of Nigeria’s Airspace

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has expressed satisfaction with the progress of work on the ongoing in-country Life Extension Programme (LEP) on 3 L-39ZA aircraft at the 403...

USAF F-16C (87-352) captive-carry Gray Wolf cruise at Edwards AFB, 9 Jun 2020 0

USAF 416th FLTS, AFRL Tests “Gray Wolf” Prototype Cruise Missile

The USAF 416th Flight Test Squadron recently completed a round of tests of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s “Gray Wolf” prototype cruise missile at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Gray Wolf is a DoD-directed...

US Air Force F-16C C flown by Maj Jeffrey Entine 0

USAF F-16 Downs Drone With Rocket for Cruise Missile Defense Test

An Air Force F-16 recently shot down a targeting drone with an AGR-20A Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System rocket queued by the Viper’s targeting pod for the first time in a demonstration of future...

The Latvian Air Force's 100th anniversary 0

Thousands turn out to see event in Lielvarde marking Latvian Air Force’s 100th anniversary

Thousands of people turned out to see an event at Lielvarde Air Base yesterday marking the 100th anniversary of the Latvian Air Force, LETA observed. The event opened with a concert in the morning,...

The Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon jet 0

Leonardo’s BriteCloud decoy flies toward service on RAF Typhoons

Leonardo will support UK MOD trials with its BriteCloud Expendable Active Decoy in the UK and US. The decoy is expected to go into service on Typhoon later in 2019 BriteCloud is a drinks-can...

Royal Canadian Air Force CF-188 Hornet (787) with AlphaJet (072) 0

Top Aces sees expanded role for red air as Air Force training evolves

The federal government’s request for proposals for a next-generation fighter jet may be delayed until July, but the company that provides aggressor or “red air” training for the fighter fleet is already preparing for...

French Air Force Rafale B and Indian Air Force Su-30MKI 0

IAF’s Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs to take on French Air Force’s Rafale jets during Garuda VI air exercise

The Garuda VI air exercise in July 2019 will see IAF’s frontline fighter Sukhoi Su-30 MKI taking on the Rafale multirole jets of the Armée de l’Air (French Air Force). Indian Air Force (IAF)...

Ansat type civilian helicopter 0

Russian Helicopters participate in SITDEF 2019

Russian Helicopters holding (part of Rostec State Coropration) will participate in the Seventh International Exhibition of Technology for Defense and Prevention of Natural Disasters SITDEF-2019 held in the territory of the headquarters of the...

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor 0

The Special Reason an Armada of 24 USAF F-22 Raptors All Launched Together

Something to do with elephants. “Instead of always painstakingly deploying entire 24-plane squadrons or even the whole 48-jet wing , as custom dictated , in 2013 wing officers wrote new procedures for sending a...

Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon 0

Ice Warriors / Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons

Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons proved their swing-role capability this winter during the NATO Exercise Trident Juncture in Norway Exercise Trident Juncture is centered on the scenario of protecting Norway from a border invasion by...