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Operation Northern Lightning

In a first among Joi nt Strike Fighter partner nations, Italy deployed its F-35As to Iceland in October in support of NATO’s Icelandic air policing mission.

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European tankers gain momentum

Europe’s relative lack of air-to-air refuelling assets has often served to hinder NATO campaigns in the past. Now, as Alan Warnes explains, modernisation plans are starting to bear fruit.

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Air Power between Russia and the West

In the first of a two-part feature on the little-known Belarusian Air Force and Air Defence, Patrick Roegies, Stefan Goossens and Erwin van Dijkman chart the history of the service’s formative years after the demise of the Soviet Union.

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Croatia’s new Warriors

After three years of intensive training, Croatia’s Kiowa Warriors and their crews are on the brink of attaining full operational capability.

First H145M arrives in Luxembourg

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first of two H145M multirole battlefield utility helicopters to the Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg.

European Union green lights MBDA TWISTER project

The Council of the European Union has given missile developer MBDA the green light to develop its Timely Warning and Interception with Space-based TheatER surveillance (TWISTER) missile defence project.

ICYMI: The final days of Tucano

In a new, exclusive video, Combat Aircraft Editor, Jamie Hunter, spends time with No 72 Squadron during the final days of the Tucano T1.

UAE Air Force announces plans for more GlobalEyes

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force announces plans for additional Saab GlobalEye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft during Dubai Airshow.

RAF Typhoons deploy for Icelandic Air Policing Mission

Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s have deployed to Keflavik Air Base as part of the UK's contribution to NATO's Icelandic Air Policing mission.

Embraer unveils the C-390 Millennium

EMBRAER HAS UNVEILED its C-390 Millennium medium-lift multi-mission aircraft at the Dubai Air Show – a new name and designation for the KC-390 platform.

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