Tag: attack aircraft

Pilot error behind last September A-10C collision
The A-10C aircrews failed to adhere to established altitude and deconfliction procedures The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has recently determined the cause behind the collision of two A-10C Thunderbolt IIs over Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) in September 2017. According to Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board in fact on Sept 6, 2017, two A-10C attack aircraft collided over NTTR...
Video Shows Russian Su-25 Frogfoot attack aircraft being shot down by Syrian rebels
Although the Su-25 pilot survived the crash he was killed in a ground fight, Moscow said A Russian Sukhoi Su-25 (NATO reporting name: Frogfoot) attack aircraft has been shot down in a rebel-held area in Syria's north-western province of Idlib. The jihadist Hayat Tahrir al-Sham alliance claimed it had shot down the Frogfoot using a shoulder-launched surface-to-air missile (SAM). According Russian defence...
Argentina signs contract for 5 Super Étendard attack aircraft with France
Argentina was in talks since last May with France to buy refurbished Super Étendard attack aircraft and let the Argentine Air Force operate them According to El Deber French President announced on Jan. 26, 2018 that the defense ministers of Argentina and France have signed a contract for the sale of five Super Étendard attack aircraft to Argentina. As we have previously...
IAF Jaguar fitted with AESA Radar
The AESA radar has been procured from ELTA and will enable Indian Air Force Jaguar attack aircraft to track multiple targets and communicate in multiple frequencies through high bandwidth besides offering high accuracy and resolution As reported by The Hindu, on Aug. 10, 2017 an Indian Air Force (IAF) Jaguar attack aircraft equipped with an Israeli active electronically scanned array...
The lone Su-24 came within 200 yards of USS Porter at an altitude of 300 feet As reported by Reuters, the Pentagon said on Tuesday that multiple Russian military aircraft came close to U.S. Navy destroyer USS Porter in the Black Sea on Feb. 10, 2017. The incidents were deemed as "unsafe and unprofessional." The Russian Ministry of Defense denied that such encounters...