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Belgium to scale back NH90 TTH operations

Belgium’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced plans to reduce the operations of its NHIndustries NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter (TTH) fleet.

Belgium brings forward B-Hunter UAV retirement

The Belgian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced that it will retire its Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) B-Hunter reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) four months earlier than planned.

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'Vipers' on Patrol!

The Belgian Air Component completed the latest Baltic Air Policing detachment in April, the latter portion of which was conducted under new regulations bought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

Belgium commences Falcon 7X training

The Belgian Air Component has started training operations using the first of two Dassault Falcon 7X VIP transport aircraft.

Hunter's new home in Belgium

A Hawker Hunter has found a new home at a museum in Belgium.

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In the footsteps of legends

Seventy-five years after the event, Operation Market Garden is still a focal point of remembrance for today’s airborne operations specialists.

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Belgium’s Multi-Role Mirages

Gen Michel Mandl (ret’d), former Chief of Staf of the Belgian Air Force and a Mirage 5 pilot, recounts the type’s service with the air arm during the Cold War.

Major assembly of first Belgian A400M completed

AIRBUS DEFENCE and Security has completed major assembly of the first A400M for Belgium, c/n 106, on the Final Assembly Line (FAL) at Seville-San Pablo Airport, Spain.

Airbus A400M reaches new paratrooper deployment milestones

The Airbus A400M heavy-lift tactical transport has reached a new milestone in its development, completing a certification flight test for the deployment of paratroopers using both of the aircraft's side doors during a single pass.