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Egypt’s Sisi in UAE for joint military exercises

Egypt’s Sisi in UAE for joint military exercises

Egyptian military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived Tuesday in the United Arab Emirates, a strong supporter of his July ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Field Marshal Sisi, who is Egypt’s defence minister and deputy premier, traveled to the UAE […]


US destroyer en route to Black Sea for ‘routine’ drills

US destroyer en route to Black Sea for ‘routine’ drills

A US guided-missile destroyer is en route to the Black Sea but naval officials said Thursday it was a “routine” deployment that was planned before the crisis unfolded in Ukraine. The USS Truxtun departed the Greek port of Souda Bay […]


6 F-15s, KC-135 to augment NATO mission in Baltics

6 F-15s, KC-135 to augment NATO mission in Baltics

Following Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s announcement today during Senate testimony that the United States is augmenting its participation in NATO’s air policing mission in the Baltics and will increase joint training through its aviation detachment in Poland, a defense official […]


Finland MoD Details IAM2014 Exercise in Iceland

Finland MoD Details IAM2014 Exercise in Iceland

The air missions of the Iceland Air Meet 2014 (IAM2014) have been kicked-off in a full scale. Fighters of three different nations fly two to three waves daily in Iceland’s airspace. As the host nation, Iceland has created the training […]


Avenger crew members transition to C-RAM

Avenger crew members transition to C-RAM

The temperatures may have been cold here last week, but Thompson Hill Complex was hot as about 70 Soldiers from B Battery, 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., performed live-fire Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar […]


Eurofighter Typhoons Join Red Flag 2014

Eurofighter Typhoons Join Red Flag 2014

Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft from the UK’s Royal Air Force are at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada this month to take part in one of the world’s leading air-to-air combat training exercises which begins this week. Red Flag is the […]


C-23 Sherpa Makes Final Flight As Army Guard Retires the Aircraft

C-23 Sherpa Makes Final Flight As Army Guard Retires the Aircraft

The sounds of the C-23 Sherpa are now a thing of the past as the Army National Guard bids farewell to the venerable aircraft after two decades of service. The box shaped aircraft described by many as a “work horse” […]


Poland Selects Alenia Aermacchi M346 Advanced Jet Trainer

Poland Selects Alenia Aermacchi M346 Advanced Jet Trainer

The Polish Ministry of Defence has chosen the M-346 trainer aircraft produced by Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica company, and its ground-based training system to train its Air Force pilots. The contract, which includes training and technical and logistic support, is […]


Eighth Army participates in exercise in South Korea

Eighth Army participates in exercise in South Korea

Eighth Army participated in exercise Warpath III, here, Dec. 7-15, to hone its ability to command combat operations. The annual command post exercise keeps Eighth Army and its main ground maneuver formation, 2nd Infantry Division, ready to deter aggression on […]


 
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