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Russia, Belarus begin joint anti-aircraft defense exercises

Russia, Belarus begin joint anti-aircraft defense exercises

MINSK: The first phase of joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises began on Friday with the involvement of some 100 aircraft and 12,600 military personnel, the Belarusian Defense Ministry announced. The five-day first phase of the joint Zapad 2009 (West 2009) anti-aircraft […]


China, Russia to hold anti-piracy naval drills off Somali coast

China, Russia to hold anti-piracy naval drills off Somali coast

SHANGHAI: Chinese and Russian naval task forces currently on an anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden will hold joint exercises on September 18, Xinhua news agency has reported. The exercises, dubbed Blue Peace Shield 2009, will take place in […]


Third Army partners with Kazakhstan Army during Steppe Eagle

Third Army partners with Kazakhstan Army during Steppe Eagle

In keeping with its mission to shape the future, Soldiers from Third Army/U.S. Army Central are working alongside representatives from the United States, Kazakhstan, and British Armies during the multinational exercise, Steppe Eagle, which began Sept. 14. Kazakhstan minister of […]


Russia, Belarus start Zapad 2009 military exercise

Russia, Belarus start Zapad 2009 military exercise

MOSCOW: Russia and Belarus are starting a large-scale military exercise involving about 12,500 service personnel and up to 200 items of military equipment and hardware, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. The drill, called Zapad (West) 2009, takes place […]


Ramstein Airmen support 15-nation medical training exercise

Ramstein Airmen support 15-nation medical training exercise

NIS, Serbia: Thirty-two members of the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, arrived here Aug. 25 in support of the Medical Training Exercise in Central and Eastern Europe 2009. More than 600 people representing 15 nations […]


Green Flag provides Italian Air Force New Insight on Close Air Support

Green Flag provides Italian Air Force New Insight on Close Air Support

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE: Italian Airmen sharpened their close air support skills in realistic combat conditions here during their first-ever exercise appearance at Green Flag West Aug. 9-20. Nearly 180 Italian Airmen from four different squadrons comprised the “Reparto Autonomo […]


UAE Air Force Participates in First Red Flag

UAE Air Force Participates in First Red Flag

TUCSON, Az: United Arab Emirates air force pilots and maintainers are participating in the Red Flag exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., for the first time Aug. 22 through Sept. 5. The UAE airmen spent the previous two weeks […]


NATO AWACS proves interoperability during test

NATO AWACS proves interoperability during test

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE: A NATO E-3 AWACS took part in six-hour combat scenarios that demonstrated interoperability between its prototype interrogator and various joint platforms that interrogate in the same mode in July flying at an observation point 100 miles […]


Air Force unveils new fitness program

Air Force unveils new fitness program

RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: Approval of the new Air Force fitness instruction in the coming weeks will bring about some of the most significant changes to the Air Force fitness program in the last five years. Those changes, which […]


 
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