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US Air Force actively studying options for divesting older platforms

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The US Air Force (USAF) wants to save up to $30 billion by retiring expensive-to-maintain older aircraft.

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HH-60W production approved

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THE DEPARTMENT OF Defense (DoD) gave its approval for the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) to enter low-rate initial production (LRIP) on September 24.

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RED HAWK: SOLVING THE PILOT CRISIS

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The US Air Force is evaluating how the Boeing/ Saab T-7A Red Hawk program could be accelerated

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Tucano Farewell Part II - Last days of the Tucano

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For the Royal Air Force, 2019 has seen the retirement of the Tornado GR4 in March and now the Tucano T1 – a stalwart of pilot training – is bowing out.

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UK Lightning Force departs for HMS Queen Elizabeth

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THE FIRST UK F-35B Lightnings have departed their home base of RAF Marham, Norfolk, to return to the US for operational testing with the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08).

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Nighthawk Lives On! - EXCLUSIVE Video

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The jet black F-117 Nighthawk — clandestine hero of 'Desert Storm' — was officially retired in 2008. This incredible video proves that some of these aircraft still remain in service today.

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The ULTIMATE A-10!

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Just five years ago, the US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II fleet looked to be dead and buried. But it's now found a new lease of life in US Air Force campaigns across the Middle East!

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‘Bleed Blue!’

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Combat Aircraft Editor, Jamie Hunter, visits RAF Lakenheath for an exclusive behind the scenes look at the 492nd Fighter Squadron.

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How well do you know your military planes?

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Test your knowledge of military aircraft by matching these 10 images with the correct answers

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A FORCE IN TRANSITION

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BOMBER SUPPLEMENT // INTRODUCTION The US Air Force’s strategic...

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