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Video Insight: The AT-6B Wolverine

Jamie Hunter

In a new, exclusive video, Combat Aircraft Editor, Jamie Hunter, spends time with Textron Aviation at the Paris Airshow 2019, looking at the company's AT-6B Wolverine light attack aircraft.

Jamie Hunter

Small Glide Munitions demonstrated on Gray Eagle ER

Khalem Chapman

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has performed a flight demonstration employing Small Glide Munitions (SGMs) on a US Army MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range (ER) unmanned aerial system (UAS).

Khalem Chapman

MBDA to integrate Meteor onto KF-X

Khalem Chapman

European missile manufacturer, MBDA, has been contracted to integrate its Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) onto South Korea's future KF-X multirole fighter.

Khalem Chapman

NATO's first RQ-4D arrives at Sigonella

Khalem Chapman

The first of five Northrop Grumman RQ-4D Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for NATO has arrived at Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella, Italy.

Khalem Chapman

Calidus scores first B-250 light attack aircraft order

Khalem Chapman

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has placed an order for 24 Calidus B-250 light attack aircraft – becoming the aerospace company's first customer for the type.

Khalem Chapman

Draken's first renovated Mirage F1 takes flight

Khalem Chapman

Draken International's first regenerated Dassault Mirage F1 performed its maiden flight at Lakeland Linder International Airport, Lakeland, Florida, on November 12.

Khalem Chapman
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Operation Northern Lightning

David Cenciotti

In a first among Joi nt Strike Fighter partner nations, Italy deployed its F-35As to Iceland in October in support of NATO’s Icelandic air policing mission.

David Cenciotti
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European tankers gain momentum

Alan Warnes

Europe’s relative lack of air-to-air refuelling assets has often served to hinder NATO campaigns in the past. Now, as Alan Warnes explains, modernisation plans are starting to bear fruit.

Alan Warnes
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Commander’s Update Briefing: BVR Combat

Air Marshal (ret’d) Greg Bagwell CB CBE

Air Power Association President, Air Marshal (ret’d) Greg Bagwell CB CBE, examines what’s required to ‘reach out and touch’ an enemy aircraft.

Air Marshal (ret’d) Greg Bagwell CB CBE
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Croatia’s new Warriors

Martin Scharenborg and Ramon Wenink

After three years of intensive training, Croatia’s Kiowa Warriors and their crews are on the brink of attaining full operational capability.

Martin Scharenborg and Ramon Wenink