Operation Inherent Resolve

Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft achieved record of eight continuous flight hours during the longest ISR mission performed over Iraq skies against ISIL

Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft achieved record of eight continuous flight hours during the longest ISR mission performed over Iraq skies against ISIL

The Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft were part of the Task Group Typhoon of the Task Force Air of Italian National Contingent… Read More

2 years ago

All ANG F-16s that sustained catastrophic damage by a windstorm during Operation Inherent Resolve returned to service

The winds caused the worst battle damage an Air Force or Air National Guard unit had received since 1991 according… Read More

3 years ago

US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornets recover and launch from FS Charles de Gaulle

In total, two US naval aviators flying the F/A-18E Super Hornet and four French aviators, flying the French Rafale and… Read More

4 years ago

French Air Force A330 Phénix Tanker flies 3,500km to help refuel French Navy Rafale Jets

The sortie lasted nearly 14 hours and made possible to carry out the first aircraft air-to-air refueling mission in the… Read More

4 years ago

First Final Flight for Compass Call: USAF Retires its first Specially Modified EC-130H Aircraft

On Mar. 19, 1982, the first specially modified EC-130H “Compass Call” aircraft, tail number 1587, arrived at Davis-Monthan Air Force… Read More

4 years ago

Jet Girl: the Story of Caroline Johnson, the First Woman to Bomb ISIS from US Navy’s F/A-18 Super Hornet

On Aug. 9, 2014 Caroline Johnson slid into her back-seat spot in the F/A-18 Super Hornet and prepared to strike… Read More

5 years ago

USAF F-35A and F-15E Jets Obliterate “ISIS-Infested Island” with 80,000 Pounds of Bombs

"Here's what it looks like when @USAFCENT #F15 and #F35 jets drop 36,000 Kg of bombs on a Daesh infested island," U.S.… Read More

5 years ago

French Air Force Rafale spotted with MQ-9 Reaper UAV Kill Marking

An interesting marking has been spotted on a French Air Force Rafale fighter indicating it has ‘killed’ an MQ-9 Reaper… Read More

5 years ago

That time a KC-135 Crew saved an F-16 Pilot from ejecting over ISIS Territory

After the F-16 disconnected a second time, the pilot went through his checklists and told the crew he had a… Read More

5 years ago

That time the U.S. Navy recovered an F/A-18F Super Hornet wreckage from the sea

After the wreckage of the F/A-18F Super Hornet had been pulled out of the sea was lowered inverted onto a… Read More

5 years ago

“One of the F-117s secretly deployed to the middle East to take part in OIR made emergency landing in Kuwait,” Scramble Magazine Says

During the aforementioned landing, which occurred during dawn, the unfortunate F-117 Nighthawk was accompanied by its wingman. The latter did… Read More

5 years ago

A-10 Squadron receives Gallant Unit Citation for extraordinary heroism in action against ISIS

As only the fifth recipient and the first squadron to receive this award since its inception in 2001, the Gallant… Read More

5 years ago

USMC last six EA-6B Prowlers Return from Final Combat Deployment

"The mission of the Prowler is and always has been to deny, degrade and disrupt the enemy's use of the… Read More

6 years ago

74th FS pilots have been awarded Distinguished Flying Cross for their actions in support of OIR

The Distinguished Flying Cross is awarded to someone who distinguishes themselves in support of operations by heroism or extraordinary achievement… Read More

6 years ago

VMAQ-2 is the last EA-6B Prowler squadron

“VMAQ-2′s deactivation in FY19 will mark the end of the EA-6B’s service in the Marine Corps, as well as its… Read More

6 years ago

USAF HH-60G Pave Hawk crashes in Western Iraq killing crew members

There were seven people on board the HH-60G Pave Hawk and all were USAF airmen A U.S. Air Force (USAF)… Read More

6 years ago

A-10 drivers receive Distinguished Flying Cross medals for strafing mission in Syria that saved over 50 U.S. personnel

Schultz and Harvey were awarded Distinguished Flying Cross for having displayed superior flight leadership and exemplary Airmanship while engaging fighters from… Read More

6 years ago