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Exercise Spartan Pegasus demonstrates joint military partnership

Paratroopers, with U.S. Army Alaska's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, await their exit as they fly inside a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft during Exercise Spartan Pegasus on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 24, 2015.

Paratroopers, with U.S. Army Alaska’s 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, performed the largest U.S. airborne mission north of the Arctic Circle in more than a decade during Exercise Spartan Pegasus 15, Feb. 24. This exercise demonstrated […]


North Korea test fires 2 short-range missiles

North Korea test fires 2 short-range missiles

North Korea fired two missiles into the sea and vowed “merciless” retaliation on Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills, denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational. The annual exercises always trigger a surge in military […]


Russian jets to hold drills over Barents sea

Russian jets to hold drills over Barents sea

Russia’s air force started exercises that will involve jets striking back against a “supposed enemy” over the Barents Sea that borders Norway, the military said Thursday. Pilots will “practice” repelling a massive air strike by a supposed enemy during exercises […]


Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia

Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia

Up to 2,000 Russian soldiers took part in drills in the country’s west on Wednesday as Moscow conducted an inspection of its paratrooper units in the latest show of strength likely to alarm its neighbors. Some 500 units of equipment […]


Russian Strategic Missile Forces Begin Wide-Range Drills in 12 Regions

Russian Strategic Missile Forces Begin Wide-Range Drills in 12 Regions

Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces have begun wide-range exercises in 12 regions in the country, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday. “Russia’s SMF with more than 30 missile battalions in 12 regions in Russia (from the Tver to the Irkustsk regions) […]


PLA drill applies China’s own GPS

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The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) finished a two-day drill on Friday, testing application of China’s independently developed global satellite navigation system in combat in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The military used the Beidou Navigation Satellite System for precise positioning and […]


Red Flag 15-1 | EA-18 Growler, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle, Eurofighter Typhoon

Red Flag 15-1 | EA-18 Growler, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle, Eurofighter Typhoon

RED FLAG 15-1 gives aircrews and air support operations personnel from various airframes, military services, and allied countries a chance to integrate and practice combat operations in a controlled environment. Check out this footage from the flight line as RF […]


Tactical Airlift Exercise Cope South 15 launches in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi commandos board a U.S. Air Force C-130H aircraft at Sylhet International Airport, Bangladesh, before conducting a personnel airdrop mission Jan. 24, 2015 during exercise Cope South. The exercise helps cultivate common bonds, foster goodwill, and improve readiness and compatibility between members of the Bangladesh and U.S. Air Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Jake Bailey)

BAF BASE BANGABANDHU, Bangladesh: U.S. Air Force and Bangladesh air force (BAF) personnel took to the sky Jan. 24, for the launch of exercise Cope South 15, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored, bilateral tactical airlift exercise at BAF Base Bangabandhu, Bangladesh. […]


China 2015 military drills to focus on ‘winning local wars’

China 2015 military drills to focus on ‘winning local wars’

China’s military training this year will focus on “improving fighting capacity” to win “local wars”, the defence ministry said Thursday, with Beijing embroiled in several territorial disputes. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been tasked with improving its ability to […]


 
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