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Flying the F-35: A Danish test pilot's story

From ejecting during his final check ride before qualifying as an F-16 pilot to becoming the first Dane to fly an F-35, Combat Aircraft Journal looks at ‘Mon’s’ career

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Inside the unique aerial mission of the Argentine Coast Guard

The Servicio de Aviación of the Prefectura Naval Argentina is the only coast guard air service in Latin America operating over the South Atlantic and the rivers of the country. Combat Aircraft Journal reports on this unique aerial operation

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Why Greece selected the F-35A as a F-4E replacement

Combat Aircraft Journal looks into a historic deal seeing Greece opt for the Lightning II as a replacement for its ageing F-4E fleet

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Combat Aircraft Journal October 2022

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Investigating Russia's lack of SEAD/DEAD capabilities over Ukraine

The Russian military has failed to conduct effective suppression and destruction of enemy air defenses (SEAD/DEAD) operations in Ukraine and has hit strike operations. Combat Aircraft Journal explains

USAF grounds CV-22B Osprey fleet

On August 16, the Commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, Lt Gen Jim Slife directed a safety stand down of all 52 CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft in the fleet

USAF deploys four B-52s to the UK

Four USAF B-52H Stratofortress bombers from the 5th Bomb Wing (BW) at Minot Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota, arrived at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, UK, on August 18

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Recharging airborne drones using laser equipped tankers

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) has asked industry to propose methods of recharging drones in mid-air using a laser strapped to a USAF tanker. Combat Aircraft Journal reports...

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An investigation into the US military's close encounters with UFOs

A Congressional hearing has been told that military pilots have had several close encounters with unidentified flying objects. Combat Aircraft Journal investigates these ‘near misses’

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Behind-the-scenes on Italy's third F-35A rotation in Iceland

Combat Aircraft Journal reports on the Aeronautic Militare’s deployment of four F-35As Lightnings to Keflavik Air Base in Iceland for the third time

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