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Indian Navy bids fond farewell to final Il-38SD Sea Dragons

INAS 315 ‘Winged Stallions’ – which has the unique distinction of operating the same aircraft type throughout its entire 46-year history – finally stood down the Indian Navy’s last Ilyushin Il-38SD Sea Dragon maritime patrol aircraft on October 31. Angad Singh reports from INS Hansa in Goa

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B-2 vs B-21: What's the difference between the USAF's old and new stealth bombers? 

The USAF has officially entered the age of sixth-generation combat aircraft with the B-21 Raider. Combat Aircraft Journal reports on the rollout of America’s second stealth bomber and analyzes what we know so far about this highly classified aircraft

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OPINION: Can Israel justify its airstrikes in Gaza as civilian death toll grows?

Israel is attacking Hamas in Gaza like it has never done before. This comes after the deadly attacks by Hamas on October 7, which claimed up to 1,400 Israeli lives. There is no denying that Israel has the right to defend itself against terror groups, like Hamas and Hezbollah, but did it really have to kill so many innocent Palestinians – many of them children – in going after the extremists?

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What happened during the first 10 days of the Israel-Hamas War?

A new chapter in the Middle East conflict was opened on October 7, when Hamas fighters smashed through the southern perimeter fences dividing Israel and Gaza. In the wake of these events, the Israeli government promised retribution against Hamas and to “wipe it from the face of the earth”. We explore what happened during the first ten days of the conflict

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USAF's 55th Wing establishes permanent RC-135 detachment in Alaska

The USAF’s 55th Wing has announced the activation of the 55th Operations Group Detachment 1 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska

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Vermont ANG's 158th FW: Converting to the F-35A

Two senior Vermont Air National Guard officers tell Ted Carlson of Fotodynamics.com about their unit’s conversion and the busy operational schedule since receiving the first F-35A in 2019

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Combat Aircraft Journal October 2023

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‘KC Hawgs’ in Greece: USAF A-10Cs return for Defender Europe 23

Ten A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to the 303rd Fighter Squadron ‘KC Hawgs’ visited Europe in May this year to take part in the US Army’s Exercise Defender Europe 23. George Karavantos reports on the role they played in the exercise and examines how this elderly stalwart of the American forces still lives to fight another day

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