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Air war architect reflects on Operation Desert Shield 20 years later

Air war architect reflects on Operation Desert Shield 20 years later

SAN ANTONIO: The day retired Gen. Charles A. Horner received the call 20 years ago that eventually launched Operation Desert Shield he was flying his F-16 Fighting Falcon, engaged in an air-to-air training mission near the North Carolina coast with […]


NATO team supplying Afghan Security Forces

NATO team supplying Afghan Security Forces

WASHINGTON: A team with NATO Training Mission – Afghanistan is working with and funding the Afghan National Security Forces, while helping them on the road to self-sufficiency. “We buy their fuel, we buy their boots, we buy their uniforms, communications […]


MPs train Iraqis on convoy operations, IED detection

MPs train Iraqis on convoy operations, IED detection

BAGHDAD: Soldiers from 501st Military Police Company, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armored Div., trained members of 6th Iraqi Army Div., on reacting to improvised explosive devices at Contingency Operating Location Constitution July 26. This training, involving IED detection while […]


Serbia delivers first military planes to Iraq

Serbia delivers first military planes to Iraq

Belgrade: Serbia has delivered the first three of 20 military training aircraft to Iraq as part of a 100-million-dollar weapons deal between two former allies, the defence ministry said Friday. Iraq was the largest economic partner of Serbia’s defence industry […]


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 […]


Cubic Delivers Latest Air Combat Training System to MCAS Miramar

Cubic Delivers Latest Air Combat Training System to MCAS Miramar

More than 35 years ago, Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) installed the world’s first instrumented air combat training system at the Navy Fighter Weapons School, better known as TOPGUN. The system tracked and recorded the performance of pilots during simulated dogfights. […]


Royal Marines Train for Naval Base Protection

Royal Marines Train for Naval Base Protection

Royal Marines from the Fleet Protection Group at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde took to the Gareloch last week to practise the boat formations that make them one of the most feared fighting forces on land or sea. The Fleet […]


Newer F-15s enhance maintenance training

Newer F-15s enhance maintenance training

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: Months of coordination, several temporary deployments, and a large parking space define only a few of the factors that fell into place to bring 13 newer-model F-15 Eagles to update the F-15 aircraft maintenance course […]


Iraqi Army continues training on M1A1 tanks

Iraqi Army continues training on M1A1 tanks

BAGHDAD: By 8:30 a.m., it is 98 degrees Fahrenheit under the tarpaulin. A group of eager Iraqi Army soldiers huddle around Sgt. Jasen Sumner as he explains how to conduct preventive maintenance checks and services on the track pads of […]


 
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