AirForces Monthly

AirForces Monthly Magazine is devoted to modern military aircraft and their air arms. Providing unrivalled news coverage – often exclusively – the editorial covers all aspects of military aviation, region by region, offering readers features on the strengths of the world’s air forces, their conflicts, weaponry and exercises.

The world’s number one military aviation magazine

AirForces Monthly provides the best military aviation news coverage from around the globe and is essential reading for anyone seeking a well-informed view.

AirForces Monthly is devoted entirely to modern military aircraft and their air arms. It has built up a formidable reputation worldwide by reporting from places not generally covered by other military magazines. Its world news is the best around, covering all aspects of military aviation, region by region. AirForces Monthly represents an unrivalled combination of news and reporting, aided by the best network of freelance reporters anywhere in the world.

  • Comprehensive coverage of the world's air forces
  • Detailed attrition section
  • Insights into the latest military technology
  • Military conflicts, weaponry and exercises
  • Personnel interviews
  • Reader feedback in the lively letters page
  • Superb colour photography
  • The hottest military aviation news - by continent
  • World exclusives

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AirForces Monthly June 2021

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AirForces Monthly May 2021

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AirForces Monthly April 2021

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Latest Articles

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Italy’s border patrol force enters a new era of operations

Having recently acquired a host of new aircraft, Italy’s border patrol force – the Guardia di Finanza – has entered a new era of operations, as it continues to fight crime and provide support for a number of activities throughout the country. We take a closer look

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Kuwait Air Force finally equips itself with the Eurofighter Typhoon

With the delivery of its first two Eurofighters last December, the Kuwait Air Force is finally equipping itself with the most advanced multi-role fighter to date. We explore the deal

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US Central Command protects US military bases in Iraq and Syria

As the world welcomed a new year, US Central Command was amassing combat aircraft to help protect military installations in the Middle East, preparing for possible attacks in the region. We detail how American airpower played an instrumental role in countering the threat

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What we know so far about Bell's 360 Invictus helicopter

We take a closer look at the light attack/scout helicopter that is one of two platforms being considered by the US Army as a viable replacement for its Kiowa Warrior fleet

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AirForces Monthly March 2022

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Behind-the-scenes with the USAF 56th Rescue Squadron

As the 56th RQS is on the verge of a new deployment to the Middle East, Air Forces Monthly visit the squadron for an update on its activities

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ANALYSIS: The Russian air assets that would prove vital in a conflict with Ukraine

Ukraine would face a massive task confronting the well-trained and technologically advanced assets of the Russian Aerospace Forces, as we explain

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Can the Ukrainian Air Force defend itself in a conflict with Russia?

Does the Ukrainian Air Force have the assets to defend itself against Russia? We crunch the numbers

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Uncovering Russia's diverse fleet of sophisticated tactical air defence systems

We analyse the ground-based air defence platforms employed by the Russian military to protect land forces from air attacks and he highlights differences between the systems used by Russia and the NATO alliance

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Ukraine-Russia Conflict: Critical times for NATO

With Russia looking at a possible invasion of Ukraine, Alan Warnes considers Russia’s actions, the Belarus connection and NATO’s options

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Lee Howson 

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