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F-15 Vs MiG-29: the 493rd FS MiG Kills scored during Operation Allied Force
The 493rd FS would claim four Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Air Force MiG-29s destroyed during the brief campaign. Operation Allied Force (OAF) followed repeated NATO warnings in 1998 to Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic to remove his armed forces from Kosovo. Fifteen F-15Cs from the 493rd FS/48th FW, based at RAF Lakenheath, England, deployed...
Ramstein receives largest ammo shipment since Operation Allied Force
Approximately 100 containers with a variety of munitions rolled into Ramstein during the month of October The 86th Munitions Squadron (MUNS) on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, received its largest shipment of ordnance in recent history. As told by Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs, in his article Armed and Ready: Ramstein receives largest ammo shipment in years,...
That time a RAF E-3D Sentry AEW&C aircraft was nearly shot down by a Serbian MiG-29  
On May 4, 1999 one of the RAF E-3D aircraft flown by a No. 23 Squadron crew was targeted by a Serbian MiG-29 flown by Lt. Colonel Pavlovic  Tense moments experienced by RAF E-3D AWACS aircrews during Operation Allied Force. Even if the end of the Cold War between 1989-1991 brought to a massive drawdown of offensive weapons systems, because of the...
Hailed as the world's first aircraft to use stealth technology, the F-117 continues to awe, inspire and confound anyone who sees it On Mar. 13, 2007 the U.S. Air Force (USAF) retired the first six examples of the famed F-117A Nighthawk. The service had originally planned to retire the F-117 in 2011, but due to proposed cuts, the early retirement was...

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