Welcome to the Latest Issue of Combat Aircraft

Issue Cover

America’s best-selling military aviation magazine

Key.Aero subscribers can read the full issue here in page-turning PDF format or as individual features re-edited to suit the digital world.

Read PDF Issues Ways to Buy

 

Articles from the latest issue in digital format

Feature Premium

Combat Aircraft Journal February 2023

The full issue in page-turning format

Croatian Air Force MiG-21 Mongol crashes 

A Croatian Air Force MiG-21UMD Mongol fighter crashed during a four-ship formation flight in the early afternoon of December 6

News Premium

Ukrainian 'kamikaze' drones strike Russian bomber bases

Long-range drones developed by Ukraine may have been behind attacks on several air bases deep inside Russia that are home to the country’s strategic bombers

USS Tripoli returns after successful first Indo-Pacific deployment

The US Navy's second America-class amphibious assault ship, USS Tripoli (LHA-7), returned to Naval Base San Diego in California - the vessel's home port - with its complement of Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning IIs on November 29, after completing its first operational deployment to the Indo-Pacific.

News Premium

The story behind the USAF's controversial CSAR Replacement Vehicle project

The shambles over the selection for the Combat Search and Rescue Replacement Vehicle (CSAR-X) programme raised questions over procurement processes. David Willis details one of USAF’s most controversial projects

Feature Premium

US Army moves to change Confederacy-affiliated base names

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J Austin III recently approved the renaming of nine US Army bases and eliminating more than 1,100 other assets that honored the Confederate states that fought against the Union Army during the American Civil War. Tom Kaminski explores what changes will be made in the wake of this decision

OPINION: Should the rise of 'woke' wipe out US Confederate base names?

As the US Army moves to rename bases that honour Confederate leaders from the American Civil War, Alan Warnes asks whether the rise of 'woke' trends should force militaries around the globe to try to rewrite their histories?

Feature Premium

Combat Aircraft Journal January 2023

The full issue in page-turning format

Just a Nice Pic Competition - Top 10!

Combat Aircraft Journal presents ten outstanding images from its first ‘just a nice pic’ competition.

USMC marks major milestone with final AH-1Z Viper delivery

The US Marine Corps (USMC) received its 189th and final Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Camp Pendleton in California on November 4

Each issue in page-turning PDF format

Feature Premium

Combat Aircraft Journal September 2022

The full issue in page-turning format

Feature Premium

Combat Aircraft Journal August 2022

The full issue in page-turning format

Feature Premium

Combat Aircraft Journal July 2022

The full issue in page-turning format

View all PDF Issues