UP-ARMING THE EASTERN FRONT

COMBAT EDGE // FIND US ON

Romania’s MiG-21 LanceRs are long in the tooth and desperately outdated. The solution is second-hand F-16s, with a ‘new’ fleet now being assembled and readied to finally replace the aging Soviet-era MiGs.
Giovanni Colla/Daniele Faccioli

CONTRIBUTOR OF THE MONTH JOE COPALMAN

Joe Copalman lives in Arizona with his wife and their two children. He has written historical and contemporary articles on military aviation for numerous print publications since 2013, is a co-founder of the Arizona Aviation Photographers photography club, and recently joined the 3G Photography Workshops team as an instructor. Joe is an expert in US Marine Corps aviation and is currently working on his first book, an overview of Marine Corps Aviation in the 21st century.

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