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France, India conclude Exercise Desert Knight 2021

The French Air and Space Force (FASF) deployed to India to take part in Exercise Desert Knight 2021 – an intense five-day bilateral training operation with the Indian Air Force (IAF), which concluded on January 24

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Thracian Viper: Bulgaria prepares for the Bear

For six weeks, Bulgaria’s skies witnessed intense NATO activity last autumn, beginning with ‘Thracian Viper 20’ and culminating with American F-16s flying enhanced Air Policing missions

Sudan, Egypt hold first aerial combat exercise

The Egyptian and Sudanese air forces held their first joint aerial combat exercise during November

RAF kicks off Exercise Crimson Warrior

The Royal Air Force (RAF) announced on October 20 that Exercise Crimson Warrior - the air arm's largest military exercise in over a decade - had begun

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Transport Titans

Bob Archer details the logistical intricacies of the USAF’s Exercise Big Lift...

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Four-Dimensional Chess: UK Air Defence Exercises

RAF Phantom navigator Wg Cdr Steve Lungley (ret’d) talks to Dr Kevin Wright about organising these hugely complex large-scale exercises and also taking part in them while on the Phantom Force.

RAF Typhoons take part in German-led exercise

Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s from No 11 (Fighter) Squadron at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, have taken part in the German-led Exercise MAGDay over the southern North Sea.

RAF’s VIP Voyager resumes tanker operations

The RAF’s recently unveiled, special schemed Voyager KC2 – which will represent the UK in a VIP transport role – returned to its primary role in providing air-to-air refuelling (AAR) operations on June 26.

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Dynamic Manta: Hunting Subs in the Med

NATO’s annual anti-submarine warfare exercise in the Mediterranean...

Exercises Frisian Flag, Cold Response cancelled due to COVID-19

The Dutch Ministry of Defence (MoD) has cancelled Exercise Frisian Flag – which was due to be hosted at Leeuwarden Air Base from March 23 to April 3 – in an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.