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How the Ukraine War has exposed the vulnerability of helicopters

Russia’s invasion began with a helicopter-borne assault on an airport outside Kyiv. Since then, helicopters have been vulnerable to battlefield air defence systems. Tim Ripley investigates

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What are the NATO ISR aircraft really doing on Ukraine's border?

NATO nations regularly fly a plethora of signals intelligence aircraft close to Ukraine’s western and southern borders. What are these aircraft doing? Thomas Withington explains all…

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What could the F-16 Fighting Falcon do for Ukraine?

Ukraine thinks that it needs fast-jets and one particular aircraft type is in its sights: the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Jon Lake explains the situation and evaluates why this aspiration may go largely unfulfilled and why that may not be a disaster

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AirForces Monthly March 2023

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Inside the first year of Qatari Hawk operations at RAF Leeming

The Qatar Emiri Air Force is operating Hawks in its new training establishment at RAF Leeming in North Yorkshire. Derek Bower explains why

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How does Iran manage to keep its ageing F-4 Phantom IIs flying?

Babak Taghvaee investigates how the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force restores and upgrades its damaged US-built McDonnell Douglas F-4D/E Phantom IIs

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The ultimate guide to everything happening at RAF Lakenheath

AirForces Monthly looks at RAF Lakenheath, where the 48th Fighter Wing is continuing to transition from an all Eagle force to welcome the new fifth-generation capabilities offered by the F-35A Lightning II

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Russia moves to make the Sukhoi Su-34 deadlier amidst war in Ukraine

AirForces Monthly reviews the status of the Su-34 Fullback, the enhancement plans for the type and its controversial operations in the ongoing war in Ukraine

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Everything you need to know about India’s new Light Combat Helicopter

India’s Light Combat Helicopter entered service in October 2022 after a lengthy development campaign. AirForces Monthly has followed the programme since the prototype’s maiden flight and provides details of this unique attack helicopter

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Inside the high-altitude rescue operations of Argentina’s Lama Squadron

The Lama Squadron is the only air unit in South America that has reached the highest peak on the continent and is one of the few helicopter units equipped for high-altitude rescue missions. AirForces Monthly explains how they can operate above 16,500ft

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