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Russia, Central Asian States to Hold Air Defense Drills

Russia, Central Asian States to Hold Air Defense Drills

Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan will conduct joint command-and-staff air defense drills on October 5-16, the Kyrgyz Defense Ministry said on Thursday. The Chistoye Nebo (Clear Sky) 2012 exercise will be held in Kyrgyz, Tajik and Kazakh airspace and involve […]


First F-35 training commander: ‘this jet is our future’

First F-35 training commander: ‘this jet is our future’

Five months of flying the Air Force’s newest fighter jet has left one Airman convinced of the aircraft’s substantial combat capability. Lt. Col. Lee Kloos is the commander of the 58th Fighter Squadron, the Defense Department’s first F-35 Lightning II […]


Elbit Systems Wins Huge IAF Training Aircraft Contract

Elbit Systems Wins Huge IAF Training Aircraft Contract

Elbit Systems and IAI’s partnership have reached an agreement with the Defense Ministry on the Israel Air Force’s future trainer program. Elbit Systems Ltd. today announced that Tor Advanced Flight Training, its partnership with Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI), established […]


Iraqi Air Force F-16 Training Takes Off In Arizona

Iraqi Air Force F-16 Training Takes Off In Arizona

While the Republic of Iraq anticipates an initial delivery of F-16 Fighting Falcons in September 2014, the pilots who will fly them embark on a historic partnership with the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Fighter Wing here to learn how […]


US Suspends Afghan Local Police Training for Further Vetting

US Suspends Afghan Local Police Training for Further Vetting

In light of a recent rise in insider attacks against coalition forces, U.S. Forces Afghanistan officials have suspended the training of about 1,000 Afghan Local Police recruits, pending re-vetting of current participants in the program. Officials emphasized that partnered operations […]


US scales down military exercise with Israel: report

US scales down military exercise with Israel: report

The United States has significantly scaled down a planned joint military exercise with Israel most likely because of disagreements on how to deal with Iran’s nuclear ambitions, Time magazine has reported on its website Citing “well-placed sources in both countries”, […]


New UAS training school welcomes Marines

New UAS training school welcomes Marines

Future Unmanned Air System (UAS) operators now have access to a new training and logistics activity in Camp Lejeune, N.C. A team from the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical UAS program office (PMA-263) here launched the Training and Logistics […]


B-52s bring persistent airpower to Exercise Pitch Black 12

B-52s bring persistent airpower to Exercise Pitch Black 12

The 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., took to the skies of Australia’s Northern Territory Aug. 2 to 18 as the lone U.S. Air Force unit flying in Exercise Pitch Black 12. With more than 2,200 personnel […]


U.S., Russia, Norway in Joint Naval Drills

U.S., Russia, Norway in Joint Naval Drills

U.S., Russian and Norwegian naval forces are holding joint firing exercises in the Norwegian Sea, a Russian Navy official said on Wedensday. The U.S. Navy’s USS Farragut guided missile destroyer, Russia’s Admiral Chabanenko Udaloy II class destroyer, and Norway’s MS […]


 
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