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40 years ago, NATO aircraft operated on German autobahn: the story of the biggest exercise to date to use a highway as improvised airfield

40 years ago, NATO aircraft operated on German autobahn: the story of the biggest exercise to date to use a highway as improvised airfield

NATO aircraft land on German autobahn Forty years ago, in 1984, NATO aircraft conducted a multi-national exercise that assessed the… Read More

2 months ago

The French Mirage 2000 shot down by Serbs during Operation Deliberate Force and the three unsuccessful CSAR missions to save its crew members (they had already been secretly captured by General Mladić)

Operation Deliberate Force In reaction to the resulting 1992 air war between self-proclaimed Serbian Krajina in Croatia, the Croat Air… Read More

3 months ago

Lockheed Martin rolls out first Belgian Air Force F-35A Lightning II

First Belgian Air Force F-35A Lightning II On Dec. 10, 2023 at factory at Fort Worth, Texas, Lockheed Martin presented… Read More

6 months ago

NATO selects E-7 Wedgetail as E-3 AWACS successor

Six new E-7A Wedgetail aircraft for NATO NATO has selected its next generation command and control aircraft as the Alliance’s… Read More

6 months ago

Boeing pitches F-15EX Eagle II fighter aircraft to Poland for Warsaw air dominance fighter need

F-15EX Eagle II for Poland? Boeing is showcasing the F 15EX fighter aircraft to Poland as a potential US Department… Read More

9 months ago

Blooding the Bombcats: the story of the first air-to-ground sorties ever flown by US Navy F-14 Tomcat fighter jets

Operation Deny Flight In reaction to the resulting 1992 air war between self-proclaimed Serbian Krajina in Croatia, the Croat Air… Read More

9 months ago

Aviano F-16 that shot down three Serbian J-21 Jastreb fighters in 1994 Flying Missions to Deter Iran

Aviano F-16 Flying Missions to Deter Iran Taken on Jul. 18, 2023 the photos in this post show a US… Read More

10 months ago

KC-135 Stratotankers provide monumental air bridge to move 100 Aircraft in Europe in support of Air Defender 2023, NATO’s Biggest Exercise Ever

KC-135 Stratotankers providing air bridge in support of Air Defender 2023 The 128th Air Refueling Wing facilitated an air bridge… Read More

12 months ago

Air Defender 23, NATO’s Biggest Air Exercise Ever, Kicks Off Led by German Air Force

Air Defender 23, NATO’s Biggest Air Exercise Ever Germany, in a fictitious year of the future: NATO's years-long confrontation with… Read More

12 months ago

Romanian Air Force retires its MiG-21 LanceR fighter fleet

On May 15, 2023 the Romanian Air Force retired its fleet of MiG-21 fighter jets as the NATO member and… Read More

1 year ago

“Photo of damaged B61 nuclear bomb at RNLAF Volkel Air Base was a training dummy,” Pentagon says

Los Alamos National Laboratory included the picture of a damaged B61 nuclear bomb in a 2022 presentation for student job… Read More

1 year ago

USAF Aerospace Engineer explains how Serbs Were Able to Shoot Down An F-117 Stealth Fighter during Operation Allied Force

‘Unfortunately, on the day Vega 31 would be taken out of the sky, the [EA-6B] Prowlers were grounded due to… Read More

1 year ago

Slovak Air Force to donate approximately 13 MiG-29 fighters to Ukraine (in return Slovakia will receive unspecified US military systems worth $700 Million)

The Slovak Minister of Defense Jaroslav Naď commented on the unspecified systems delivery, saying that it should be made public… Read More

1 year ago

As Poland sends MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine, UK considers supplying RAF Eurofighters for gifted Fulcrums to Ukraine

On Mar. 16, 2023 Poland pledged it would send four MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine, the first NATO member to… Read More

1 year ago

“After Abrams M1 tanks we want F-16 jets,” advisor to Ukraine’s defense minister says

Although the Swedish Saab Gripen would be welcomed by Kyiv, the Lockheed Martin F-16s top Ukraine’s wish list. Now that… Read More

1 year ago

Germany procures 35 Lockheed Martin 5th Generation F-35A Lightning II aircraft

The German Ministry of Defense announced on Dec. 14, 2022 it is procuring 35 Lockheed Martin 5th Generation F-35 Lightning… Read More

1 year ago

Largest Distinguished Flying Cross ceremony in Decades honors 51 Airmen for heroic efforts during Operation Allies Refuge

Despite the dangerous conditions, crews successfully landed their aircraft without lighting and executed mission maneuvers to minimize time on the… Read More

2 years ago