Slovak Air Force

Successful flight of the first Slovakian F-16 Block 70 fighter jet

Successful flight of the first Slovakian F-16 Block 70 fighter jet

First Slovakian F-16 Block 70 Lockheed Martin announced the successful flight of the first Slovakian F-16 Block 70. The flight… Read More

9 months ago

First Slovak Viper unveiled: the Slovak Air Force will be the first European country to receive the F-16 Block 70, the most capable version of the Fighting Falcon

First Slovak F-16 The first F-16 Block 70 aircraft for the Slovak Republic was unveiled at Lockheed Martin’s facility in… Read More

9 months 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

‘Slovak Air Force MiG-29s have not been handed over to Ukraine, they will be retired at Slovak International Air Festival on August 27,’ Slovakia’s Minister of Defence says

Jaroslav Naď, Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic, has denied the reports that Slovakia has already handed over MiG-29… Read More

2 years ago

Czech Air Force JAS-39C/D Gripen fighter jets to provide air policing over Slovakia

The Czech Air Force will guard the air space of its eastern neighbor with Polish Air Force, which approved the… Read More

2 years ago

Slovakia secretly delivered four Mil Mi-17 Hips and one Mil Mi-2 Hoplite to Ukraine

The Minister of Defense of Slovakia, Jaroslav Naď, sais that the Mi-17 and Mi-2 helicopters are already "after safe delivery,"… Read More

2 years ago

Russia says it destroyed the S-300 missile system given to Ukraine by Slovakia. But Slovak Government refuted Moscow’s claim.

Although Russia did not say which country had supplied the S-300 systems, the only European country to have donated such… Read More

2 years ago

Slovakia considers donating its fleet of MiG-29 Fulcrum Fighter Jets to Ukraine

Slovakia is willing to donate its MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine if an arrangement can be made to secure the… Read More

2 years ago

Slovakia has just delivered its lone S-300 Anti-Aircraft System to Ukraine

The latest photographic and video evidences show that the S-300 Anti-Aircraft System, previously used by the 11th Anti-Aircraft Brigade of… Read More

2 years ago

Delivery of Slovakia’s F-16 Block 70/72 Fighting Falcon aircraft will be delayed by 12-14 months due to global chip shortage

In 2018 Lockheed Martin has beaten Saab for the contract to supply new fighter jets to Slovakia. The country signed… Read More

2 years ago

Slovakia will not send its S-300 Anti-Aircraft Systems to Ukraine until the Replacement is Found

Even though Ukraine desperately needs more anti-aircraft systems, the lone S-300 battery is the only long-range anti-aircraft system the Slovak… Read More

2 years ago

Retiring MiG-29AS Jet Fighters and German-Operated MIM-104 Patriot systems: how Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine is influencing Slovak Air Force

How can the Slovak Air Force, which is undergoing a heavy modernization with F-16Vs ordered from the US, face the… Read More

2 years ago

During WWII a Slovak Air Force’s biplane pilot rescued a downed fellow pilot by carrying him on the bottom wing of his aircraft

František Brezina slid on the bottom wing but fortunately he managed to still hold the struts with his arms even… Read More

4 years ago

[Updated] Slovak Air Force MiG-29 Crashes, Pilot Survives. The Country Suspends Fulcrum Training Flights.

The Slovak Air Force MiG-29 pilot managed to steer the jet away from a populated and industrial area, showing high… Read More

5 years ago