Joe Campion

Sierra Nevada to sustain Lebanese A-29B fleet

Sierra Nevada Corporation was awarded a two-year contract to sustain the Lebanese Air Force's fleet of six Embraer A-29B Super Tucanos on September 30

Sikorsky to produce additional UH-60Ms for Jordan 

Sikorsky is to produce two UH-60M Black Hawks for the Royal Jordanian Air Force after  a contract valued at $32.8m was awarded to the US-based helicopter manufacturing giant on September 20

Kuwait receives additional Eurofighter Typhoons

The fifth and sixth Leonardo-built Eurofighter Typhoons for the Kuwait Air Force (KAF) were delivered to Salem Al Sabah Air Base in central Kuwait on September 28

RAF Typhoons help sink US frigate

In the early weeks of September, during a multinational SINKEX off the coast of Scotland, Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4s helped destroy a decommissioned US Navy frigate

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EXCLUSIVE: Flying mountain operations with AW119s from Portugal’s Esquadra 552

We joined the Portuguese Air Force’s Esquadra 552 ‘Zangões’ for a mountain flying exercise. The unit has proven the relevance of training exercises – battling major wildfires

Hungarian Gripens intercept multiple Russian aircraft over the Baltic

Hungarian Air Force-operated Saab JAS-39C Gripens currently deployed in Lithuania in support of NATO's Baltic Air Policing initiative intercepted multiple Russian military aircraft on August 31

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Allied aircraft flock to UK for Exercise Cobra Warrior

A number of combat aircraft, along with their associated support assets, from multiple nations have been touching down at various locations across the UK for this year’s second attempt at Exercise Cobra Warrior, after the first was cancelled due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24

Final Exercise Point Blank of 2022 concludes

Exercise Point Blank 22-4 – the last of four quarterly-held exercises to be held in 2022 by the USAF’s 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk – took place from August 24-25

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USAF charts Grey Wolf progress as it receives first helicopters

Boeing and Leonardo Helicopters delivered four MH-139A Grey Wolf utility helicopters to Duke Field - located to the north of Eglin AFB, Florida - in mid-August as the USAF prepares to start test and development operations with the type

Danish F-16s deploy to Iceland

Four Royal Danish Air Force-operated F-16AM (MLU) Fighting Falcons have been deployed to Keflavik Air Base in Iceland