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20th FW and Pakistani airmen reunite at Red Flag

20th FW and Pakistani airmen reunite at Red Flag

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev: In a symbolic and historical event, Pakistan airmen flew six F-16Bs and 100 aircrew, maintenance and support members more than 7,700 miles from Pakistan to participate in their first Red Flag and Green Flag exercises […]


Finland to Upgrade F-18 Hornet Fighter Aircraft

Finland to Upgrade F-18 Hornet Fighter Aircraft

The Finnish Defence Forces are preparing to spend more than a billion euros in the upgrading of its fleet of F-18 Hornet jet fighters. The US-built planes are at about the halfway point of their effective lifespans. The upgrade is […]


Airmen perform first deployed PMP

Airmen perform first deployed PMP

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam: Airmen performed the first accelerated packaged maintenance plan on an F-22 Raptor in a deployed environment here Aug. 4. Members of the 27th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit completed what has never been done with a […]


Dutch JSF Fighter Jet Order Now Unlikely

Dutch JSF Fighter Jet Order Now Unlikely

VVD leader and likely new prime minister Mark Rutte is opposed to the purchase of a number of JSF fighter jets in the next cabinet period, the Volkskrant reports on Friday, quoting sources in The Hague. The sources say Rutte […]


Oman Requests Additional F-16 Fighter Aircraft

Oman Requests Additional F-16 Fighter Aircraft

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Oman of 18 F-16 Block 50/52 aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $3.5 Billion. The Government […]


Maintainers resurrect F-16s that will become targets

Maintainers resurrect F-16s that will become targets

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.: Maintainers are towing F-16 Fighting Falcons out of retirement from the “boneyard” here July 29 and preparing them to become the Air Force’s newest platform for target training. Specialists with the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and […]


Air Force announces F-22 fleet consolidation

Air Force announces F-22 fleet consolidation

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.: Today the Air Force announced actions to consolidate the F-22 fleet. The Secretary of the Air Force and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force determined the most effective basing for the F-22. This […]


Air Force officials release preferred aircraft basing alternatives

Air Force officials release preferred aircraft basing alternatives

WASHINGTON: Air Force officials released several announcements regarding five different aircraft July 29. Michael Donley, the Secretary of the Air Force and Gen. Norton Schwartz, the chief of staff of the Air Force, approved C-27J operations and training candidate bases […]


Serbia Studying Multipurpose Combat Aircraft Purchase

Serbia Studying Multipurpose Combat Aircraft Purchase

NEWTOWN, Conn.: Serbia is hoping to wrap up a study by the end of the year concerning which combat aircraft alternative will best suit its Air Force needs. The Serbian Defense Ministry is analyzing responses from producers of the world’s […]


 
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