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Kosovo becomes latest Bayraktar TB2 operator

The Kosovo Security Forces have become the latest operator of the Turkish-made Baykar Bayraktar TB2 medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned combat air vehicle, Pristina-based media reported on May 5

Ukraine restores ex-North Macedonian Su-25 to help fight Russia

Images of Ukrainian-operated Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot ground attack jets carrying two fuel tanks and four five-tube B-13L rocket pods that appeared on social media on May 10 have confirmed that Ukraine has managed to restore at least one of the four Su-25s that North Macedonia donated to Kyiv in 2022 to an airworthy, combat-capable condition

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North Macedonia confirms transfer of Su-25s to Ukraine, says Mi-24s could follow

While Poland and Slovakia have become the first NATO nations to donate fighter jets to Ukraine as it continues to defend its sovereign territory from Russian invaders, the North Macedonian government has now publicly confirmed that it transferred four Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoots to the war-torn nation last year

Greek F-4E Phantom II crashes into the Ionian Sea

An Hellenic Air Force-operated McDonnell Douglas F-4E (AUP) Phantom II crashed in the waters of the Ionian Sea, some 25nm (46km) south of Andravida – the type’s home base – on January 30

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How did a USAF T-33 end up outside a castle in Albania?

Combat Aircraft Journal reveals the truth about how a US T-33 jet ended up parked outside a castlein the former Communist state of Albania

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North Macedonia donates Su-25 ground attack jets to Ukraine

North Macedonia has donated its fleet of four Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot twin-engine ground attack/strike jets to Ukraine, according to local media reports on August 4

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North Macedonia's Exercise Swift Response 22

The Swift Response 22 military exercise took place in May along the eastern flank of NATO, highlighting the ability of the US and its Allies to conduct near-simultaneous airborne operations from the Arctic Circle to the Balkans. Igor Bozinovski focuses on the role played by North Macedonia

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Serbia signs LoI with Spain for Airbus C295 order

A Letter of Intent (LoI) was signed in Madrid on November 4 between the MOD of both Serbia and Spain regarding the procurement of two Airbus C295 transport aircraft

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A look at the aerial firefighting effort that saved North Macedonia this summer

With its own firefighting aeroplanes left unserviceable this summer, North Macedonia faced catastrophic wildfires. We explain how aircraft from neighbouring countries helped to save the small Balkan nation from the flames

Police Hawks at 50

By the time it gained its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, North Macedonia already had a rich aviation heritage...