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To celebrate the release of the long-awaited film Top Gun: Maverick, Key.Aero is marking the occasion with special coverage of the real TOPGUN fighter weapons school and the movies with material on the original and the sequel.

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LOSSES

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VALKYRIE FLIES AGAIN

The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator carried out its second flight...

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Clipper arrives in Hawaii The ‘Windjammers’ of feet logistics...

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THE CAPABILITY TREADMILL

FIND US ON Out with the old, in with the new. VMFA-314...

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‘CHECKERBOARDS’ VISIT OKLAHOMA

F/A-18C BuNo 164889 operated by Marine fighter attack squadron...

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Defending Peruvian skies

Latin American air arms have traditionally been keen operators...

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WEAPONS APPROVED FOR BAHRAINI F-16V

THE US STATE Department has approved a $750-million Foreign Military...

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NIGHT FEVER

In early June, the US military worked alongside Croatia, Italy...

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FAREWELL MARKINGS FOR JASDF RF-4ES

TO COMMEMORATE THE impending disbandment of the Japan Air Self-Defense...

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CUTTING EDGE

DISPATCHES FROM THE FRONT LINE OF AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY ...

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TAIWAN CARRIES OUT ROAD RUNWAY EXERCISE

Operated by crew from the 28th TFS at Ching Chuan Kang Air Base,...

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EUROFIGHTER ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM EVOLUTION PLAN

EUROFIGHTER HAS SECURED an initial €53-million contract for...

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OPTIONALLY PILOTED BLACK HAWK TESTING BEGINS

SIKORSKY CARRIED OUT the first flight of a UH-60A equipped with...

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US NAVY SEEKS AIR-LAUNCHED ANTI-SUBMARINE SENSOR

THE DEPARTMENT OF Defense hopes to develop a sensorequipped unmanned...

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MAKOS ON THE MOVE

Making the US Air Force more dynamic and versatile is a new emphasis...

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SAAB DETAILS GRIPEN OFFER TO FINLAND

WORLD SWEDISH FIGHTER OUT OF SWISS COMPETITION? SUPPORTED...

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‘SPADS’ IN ROMANIA

The 457th Fighter Squadron is in Europe and undertaking a number...

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US APPROVES RQ-21 BLACKJACK FOR UAE

THE US STATE Department has approved a United Arab Emirates (UAE)...

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VICTORY DAY ‘BEARS’

A pair of recently upgraded Tu-95MS ‘Bear-H’ strategic bombers...

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UKRAINE DROPS AN-132 JOINT VENTURE WITH SAUDI ARABIA

UKRAINE HAS REPORTEDLY suspended a joint venture to produce the...

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GROUNDED

HEADLINES TURKISH F-35A PROGRAM ON THE BRIN Turkish...

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USAF TESTS HYPERSONIC WEAPON

US NEWS B-52H CARRIAGE TESTS UNDER WAY AT EDWARDS AFB ...

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PEGASUS MILESTONES

THE 22ND AIR Refueling Wing’s 344th Air Refueling Squadron...

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READY ROOM

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• The Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing recently deployed...

 

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