Tagged: U.S. Air Force

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America’s Air Force is too small

The Air Force goes to war with squadrons. Operational squadrons represent the core fighting unit while service support, sustainment and agile combat support squadrons provide support. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson described...

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Boeing contracted for sustainment of Saudi F-15s

The contract is sustainment of F-15C, D, S and SA aircraft flown by the Royal Saudi Air Force. Boeing has received a $14.5 million award from the U.S. Air Force to repair Aircraft Maintenance...

A French Naval Rafale receives fuel from a 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-10 0

Russian Sukhoi fighters intercepted French Rafales and US KC-10 Extender over Syria

An unofficial Instagram account of Russian pilot posted a video showing intercept of a couple of French Rafale fighter jets with a U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender aircraft that flying over Syria. The author of the post claims...

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German Air Force to test covert radar in large-scale demo over Bavaria

The German Air Force and electronics specialist Hensoldt are gearing up to deploy a new sensing technology in southern Germany that promises to target enemy aircraft without pilots knowing they are being tracked. The...

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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...