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‘KC Hawgs’ in Greece: USAF A-10Cs return for Defender Europe 23

Ten A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to the 303rd Fighter Squadron ‘KC Hawgs’ visited Europe in May this year to take part in the US Army’s Exercise Defender Europe 23. George Karavantos reports on the role they played in the exercise and examines how this elderly stalwart of the American forces still lives to fight another day

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USAF clears B-2 to resume flight ops after six-month safety pause

The USAF’s 20-strong fleet of Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bombers has finally been cleared to return to flight operations after it was grounded for nearly six months as a safety precaution after one aircraft was involved in an accident at Whiteman AFB, Missouri, in December – the details of which remain largely unknown

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USAF stealth bomber fleet grounded after major B-2A incident at Whiteman

A USAF-operated Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bomber was involved in an incident on December 10 that caused damage to both the aircraft and the runway at its home airfield, Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri

USAF B-2A Spirit damaged in emergency landing

A USAF Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit stealth bomber assigned to the 509th BW experienced an in-flight malfunction during a routine training mission on September 14 and made an emergency landing at Whiteman AFB

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From Spads to Spirits: Inside the 13th Bomb Squadron

Affectionately known as ‘The Devil’s Own Grim Reapers’, the 13th Bomb Squadron has engaged in almost every major US conflict since World War One. Key.Aero provides a behind-the-scenes look at what is now the USAF's sole stealth bomber training unit