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US, Pakistan relations bolstered by F-16 training

US, Pakistan relations bolstered by F-16 training

TUCSON, Ariz: Eight Pakistani air force pilots, each experienced in the F-16 Fighting Falcon’s A and B models, recently learned to fly the newer C- and D-model aircraft at the 162nd Fighter Wing, the international F-16 training unit, and were […]


New MC-12 Unit Activated at Kandahar Airfield

New MC-12 Unit Activated at Kandahar Airfield

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan: Officials activated the Air Force’s newest MC-12 Liberty squadron in a ceremony here May 1. The 361st Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron has been reactivated many times in the squadron’s fairly unique history, said Col. John A. Cherrey, the […]


Thai Airforce Orders Hellas Obstacle-Avoidance Systems

Thai Airforce Orders Hellas Obstacle-Avoidance Systems

EADS Defence & Security (DS) has been ordered to equip three additional helicopters of the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) with its obstacle warning system. This device, which is known as “HELLAS” (Helicopter Laser Radar), ensures the detection of obstacles […]


Taiwan’s military simulates Chinese air attack

Taiwan’s military simulates Chinese air attack

Hualien, Taiwan: Taiwan’s military Tuesday lifted the veil on how it would respond to a massive Chinese air attack, showing that the island still takes the risk of war very seriously despite improving ties. Journalists were invited for the first […]


Potential Sale Of Ten C-17 Aircraft To Indian Air Force

Potential Sale Of Ten C-17 Aircraft To Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on April 22, 2010 of the possible sale of ten Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to the Indian Air Force. This is an important step forward in the U.S. Foreign […]


Italian navy, air force officials visit F-35 training wing

Italian navy, air force officials visit F-35 training wing

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.: Representatives from the Italian air force and navy visited the 33rd Fighter Wing here April 20 in an effort to check the progress of the first F-35 Lightning II integrated training center and learn more […]


Air Force Atlas V Launched carrying X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle

Air Force Atlas V Launched carrying X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla.: Members of the 45th Space Wing here launched a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle carrying an X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle at 7:52 p.m. EDT April 22 here. The X-37B, making […]


Air Force officials unveil new rescue aircraft model

Air Force officials unveil new rescue aircraft model

MARIETTA, Ga.: A new model of an aircraft used in Air Force rescue efforts since 1956 was formally presented to the Air Force in a ceremony April 19 here. The HC-130J Super Hercules combat rescue tanker is configured to provide […]


EADS Plans to Bid for Tanker Contract

EADS Plans to Bid for Tanker Contract

The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company has relaunched its bid to supply the US Air Force with new aerial refueling tankers. Rival Boeing says a win by EADS will cost Americans jobs. European aerospace giant EADS plans to compete […]


 
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