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US RELEASES 2018 DEFENSE REQUEST

THE US DEPARTMENT of Defense released its $639.1-billion Fiscal...

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‘SPLASH SU-22!’

COMBAT EDGE A RADIO CALL OF ‘Fox 3’ in the skies over southern...

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NEW SPECIAL OPERATIONS WING ACTIVATED

AIR FORCE SPECIAL Operations Command (AFSOC) inactivated the...

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BONE SCHOOLHOUSE

The B-1B Lancer is one of the US Air Force’s most impressive...

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PEGASUS FOR McGUIRE

THE USAF HAS selected Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey,...

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VALUABLE ‘VIPER’

The F-16C/D is the Swiss Army knife of the USAF, fulfilling a...

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EXERCISE ‘JUNIPER FALCON’ IN ISRAEL

An Israeli Air Force F-15I Ra’am breaks from a formation of...

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THUDS IN VIETNAM

The Republic F-105 was conceived as a replacement for the F-84F...

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KENYA MOVES TOWARD MD530F BUY

THE US STATE Department has made a determination approving a...

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QATARI EAGLE DEAL SIGNED

THE US AND Qatar have signed a long-awaited agreement covering...

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LOSSES

• A Syrian Arab Air Force Su-22M4 was shot down by a US Navy...

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HURON TRAINERS RETIRED

TRAINING OPERATIONS WITH the Beechcraft TC-12B came to a close...

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C-5M TRAINING RELOCATES

THE C-5M FORMAL Training Unit (FTU) conducted its final training...

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FIRST NIGHT

The true story of a memorable night for a fighter pilot in the...

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GLOBEMASTER IIIS REASSIGNED

EIGHT C-17AS THAT had previously been assigned to the 3rd Wing’s...

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SERIAL KILLER

The F-15C Eagle redefined the term ‘air superiority’. Today...

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PAKISTAN NAVY TAKES ROYAL NAVY SEA KINGS

One of the Sea King HC4s acquired by the Pakistan Navy during...

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F-35 TURNS AND BURNS IN PARIS

At the Paris Air Show in June it wasn’t just the temperature...

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CANADA REVEALS NEW DEFENSE POLICY

THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT recently unveiled a defense policy that...

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GRIPEN E FIRST FLIGHT

SAAB PERFORMS MAIDEN FLIGHT OF NEW FIGHTER THE SAAB JAS...

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BLACK HAWKS FOR AFGHANISTAN

THE US PLANS to transfer as many as 169 refurbished UH-60 helicopters...

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NEW RADAR FOR ‘VIPERS’

THE USAF HAS awarded Northrop Grumman a $244-million contract...

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PROTESTS FILED OVER COMPASS CALL DECISION

BOEING HAS PROTESTED the USAF’s decision to allow Compass Call...

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US NAVY DOWNS SYRIAN ‘FITTER’

America’s first air-to-air kill of a manned fighter since ‘Allied...

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FAIRCHILD TO RECEIVE MORE TANKERS

FAIRCHILD AFB, WASHINGTON, has been selected by the USAF as the...

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