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First photos of the B-21 Raider airborne

The US Air Force has released the first photos of the Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider strategic stealth bomber airborne.

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12 B-2 Spirits perform mass launch

Twelve US Air Force B-2 Spirit bombers launching in quick succession made for an impressive sight recently at Whiteman AFB, Missouri.

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US and UK launch another wave of attacks on Houthi targets 

Just before midnight local time on January 22 the US and UK struck further targets in Yemen, following on from the initial raids on January 11 and 12 aimed at dissuading the Iran-backed Houthis from attacking shipping.

Germany to replace Tornado ECRs with EW-configured Eurofighters

Airbus Defence and Space announced on November 29 that the Budget Committee of the German Bundestag had recently approved the firm to convert 15 Luftwaffe (German Air Force)-operated Eurofighter EF-2000s to EK-standard, providing the selected multi-role fighters with additional electronic combat (EK) capabilities

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USAF’s new B-21 Raider stealth bomber soars into American skies

The USAF and Northrop Grumman marked a major key milestone in the development and testing of the B-21 Raider on November 10, when the new sixth-generation stealth bomber – which is intended to be the successor to both the B-1B Lancer and B-2A Spirit – graced American skies for the first time

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ADEX 2023: KAI eyes development of new Surion variants for South Korea

KAI is close to completing the production of more than 200 KUH-1 Surion helicopters for the Republic of Korea Army, but the firm’s focus is now on designing two new variants: the Marine Attack Helicopter (MAH) and Mine Countermeasures Helicopter (MCH)

USAF carries out final operational E-8C JSTARS sortie

The USAF has marked the end of an era in airborne command, control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations after the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) fleet flew its final operational mission on September 21

USAF gifts sole TE-8A JSTARS trainer to Louisiana college

Following its retirement from operational use, the USAF’s sole Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) training aircraft has been donated to the Sowela Technical Community College in Lake Charles, Louisiana

US Navy’s unmanned MQ-4C Triton fleet achieves IOC

Northrop Grumman’s MQ-4C Triton HALE UAV achieved Initial Operational Capability with the US Navy in early September

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USAF B-2As conclude Bomber Task Force deployment to Iceland

Three B-2A Sprit stealth bombers from the USAF’s 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman AFB, Missouri, landed at NAS Keflavik in Iceland on August 13 to begin a month-long Bomber Task Force-Europe deployment