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Mar 08, 2017

First Benelux Air Policing Scramble1

Two Belgian air force F-16s intercepted a Hungarian civil aircraft which did not react to air traffic control March 7. The aircraft, with three....More
Mar 02, 2017

Para-Commandos Hone Skills During Exercise Belgian Beast2

Belgian para-commandos are honing their skills during Exercise Belgian Beast in the Arizona desert Feb. 13 to March 12....More
Mar 02, 2017

AAF Conducts Majority Of Air Missions In Afghanistan2

The Afghan Air Force is conducting more air missions and air strikes than the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan, Brigadier General Charles S. Cleveland,....More
Feb 07, 2017

Afghanistan Requests Close Air Support6

Afghan National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar requested support from NATO and its partners in the alliance's Resolute Support training....More
Jan 27, 2017

Royal Netherlands Air Force Do Double Dutch Intercept8

Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s made their first two intercepts Jan. 26 since they were deployed to Lithuania for NATO's Baltic air policing....More
Jan 25, 2017

Belgian Navy Shadows Kuznetsov12

The Belgian navy escorted Russia's Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier naval group through Belgium's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between the....More
Jan 12, 2017

Trump Probably Won’t Cancel F-35. Just Ask Jim Mattis155

Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Defense, retired Gen. James Mattis, provided a simple explanation for the President-Elect's muddled comments....More
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Dec 26, 2016

Russian Ships, Drones Comb Tu-154 Crash Site22

Russian ships, submarines, drones and divers are working day and night off the coast of Sochi to recover 92 victims and aircraft debris from the Dec....More
Dec 23, 2016

Last Of The Bohicans

The Bundeswehr has released a video of 18 Bo-105 helicopters bidding farewell by flying in formation from their base in Celle, northern Germany, Dec....More
Dec 22, 2016

Did Trump and Putin Resume the Cold War? 

Trump pledges to make America's nuclear weapons great again after Putin promised a strong strategic force for Russia....More
Dec 21, 2016

Trump Meets With Boeing, Lockheed CEOs, DOD Brass35

President-elect Donald Trump met with the CEOs of top aerospace firms Boeing and Lockheed Martin as well as a group of top Pentagon brass on....More
Dec 19, 2016

JPO Chief Defends F-35 Program After Trump Tweet58

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 stealth fighter took a lot of heat last week when president-elect Donald Trump slammed the program as “out of control.” But....More
Dec 12, 2016

Lockheed Stock Drops Sharply After Trump's F-35 Tweet6

Lockheed Martin's shares dropped sharply Dec. 12 after Donald Trump slammed the company's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) for "out of control" costs....More
Dec 11, 2016

Trump Slams 'Out Of Control' F-35214

Donald Trump left the collective defense community quaking in its boots last week after he threatened to cancel Boeing's new Air Force one. Now he's....More
Dec 08, 2016

Northrop Grumman Names Former Air Force Chief Welsh To Board3

Northrop Grumman has named recently retired Gen. Mark Welsh, former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, to its board of directors, the company announced....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Dec 9, 2016
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John Glenn's 1962 Mercury Pilot Report For Aviation Week 25

In 1962, John Glenn wrote a detailed pilot report for Aviation Week after his historic and harrowing flight in Mercury’s Friendship 7....More
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