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Aussie Hornets return

SIX ROYAL AUSTRALIAN Air Force F/A-18As returned to RAAF Base Williamtown, Australia, after completing the first air combat exercise on Japanese soil.

Latest Norwegian Lightning IIs

THE ROYAL NORWEGIAN Air Force welcomed three additional F-35As to Ørland Main Air Station on September 12.

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‘MARKET GARDEN’ REMEMBERED

The commemoration of Operation ‘Market Garden’ has evolved into a wider training exercise that has been built around this important anniversary.

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ROTARY REVOLUTION

Bell has revealed its entrant for the US Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) competition...

Super Hornets and Growlers achieve readiness goal

WHILE THE USAF struggled to meet the October 1 deadline to achieve an 80 per cent mission-capable (MC) readiness rate for its fighter aircraft, on September 24 the Commander Naval Air Forces (CNAF) announced that F/A-18E/F and EA-18G fleets had achieved that goal.

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A FORCE UNDER PRESSURE

Combat Aircraft details the latest status of the US Air Force’s fighter aircraft inventory ...

'Little Birds' for Thailand

THE US DEFENSE Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) recently notified the US Congress of the potential sale of eight Boeing AH-6i light attack/reconnaissance helicopters and associated equipment to Thailand in a deal worth around $400 million.

Japanese Pegasus enters production

BOEING BEGAN ASSEMBLING the first KC-46A aerial refueling tanker for Japan at its 767 production facility in Everett, Washington on September 11.

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WILD FRONTIERS: AGGRESSORS IN ALASKA

Eielson AFB, Alaska, is central to power projection in the region. It might seem an unusual home for a crack aggressor squadron, but it’s actually the perfect location.

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‘FULCRUM’: PART ONE - STORY OF A RUSSIAN CLASSIC

The MiG-29 rightfully deserves its place as one of the all-time classic fighters.

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