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Stratospheric Cold War warriors: Alconbury TR-1As

In 1983, the first Lockheed TR-1As arrived at RAF Alconbury...

Cheviot Hills’ airmen remembered

In December a special flypast took place to salute airmen who lost their lives on the Cheviot Hills, Northumberland, during World War Two.

US Coast Guard receives first upgraded HC-130J

Lockheed Martin has handed over the first HC-130J Hercules outfitted with the Block 8.1 upgrade to the US Coast Guard (USCG).

France receives final KC-130J

The Armée de l’Air (French Air Force) has received its second of two Lockheed Martin KC-130J Super Hercules multi-role tanker/transport aircraft.

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Raptor: 15 Years on the Frontline - Part 2

Combat Aircraft Journal looks at the F-22’s service entry and how the USAF is working to ensure the fighter remains relevant into the future.

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End of the King!

The HC-130P/N Combat King has served with the US Air Force as a key component of its combat search and rescue capability. Now, the last Combat King squadron has sent its weary warriors to retirement in the boneyard.

RAAF begins Litening Pod trials on C-130J

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has started flight-trials of the Northrop Grumman AN/AAQ-28(V) Litening sensor pod on a C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical transport.

Poland signs for F-35A procurement

Poland has become the latest nation to go on contract for the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II – the conventional take-off and landing variant of the multirole stealth fighter.

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Mach Three Masters!

Combat Aircraft Journal looks back at a series of memorable missions for the SR-71 Blackbird during the Arab-Israeli war as they collected valuable intelligence during a series of high-risk flights.

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Latin Live Fire!

The Fuerza Aérea Argentina (Argentine Air Force, FAA) conducted a major exercise between November 10-14, at Río Gallegos.

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