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Jan 26, 2015

New Photos: Chilled Lightning

F-35 begins extreme climate testing....More
Jan 22, 2015

10 Things To Watch In The 2016 Budget Request

Six years into his presidency, President Barack Obama is planning to finally submit his budget request to Congress on time—meaning the week of Feb. 2....More
Jan 21, 2015

Peru Goes Dutch For SAR Helicopters

Peru will buy three used AB-412 search and rescue (SAR) helicopters from the Netherlands, Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert informed....More
Jan 20, 2015

Belgian Army Patrols City Streets

It was not a long weekend like it was in the States, but I felt the presence of the Belgian army on the streets of Brussels Jan. 17 when I saw a....More
Jan 20, 2015

RNLAF F-35s Go To Edwards Air Force Base

Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35s flew to Edwards Air Force Base Jan. 16 for the operational test and evaluation phase....More
Jan 07, 2015

Luftwaffe Medevacs Peshmerga Fighters

A Luftwaffe C-160 medical evacuation aircraft flew four wounded Peshmerga fighters to Germany Jan. 6....More
Jan 07, 2015

Dutch And Belgian F-16s Bomb Islamic "State"

The first Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) detachment of six F-16s this week returns to the Netherlands from the Mideast after having flown 375....More
Dec 23, 2014

Europeans Plan Joint Tanker Transport Fleet

The Netherlands, Norway and Poland are preparing negotiations with Airbus Military and Space on the acquisition of a joint fleet of four Multi-Role....More
Dec 22, 2014

Grizzly Goes To Germany

The German Ministry of Defense has released video of the first German A400M landing at its home base of Wunstorf Dec. 19....More
Dec 22, 2014

Emergency Festive Bookshelf Ideas

Facing a last minute book idea emergency? If you are ready to scramble, here are a couple of last minute suggestions....More
Dec 15, 2014

NavWeek: U.S.? You Bet

Counting on the U.S. right now in the region looks to be worth the gamble....More
Dec 09, 2014

NATO Goes Dutch Intercepting Russian aircraft (updated with video)

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Dec. 1 that there have been over 400 scrambles of allied aircraft so far this year to intercept Russian....More
Dec 09, 2014

Estonia Goes Dutch For CV90

The Netherlands is selling 44 CV90 armored infantry fighting vehicles to Estonia. The contract was signed by Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-....More
Dec 09, 2014

Russia's Missing Mistrals

In an interview the French defense minister said France may never deliver the ships....More
Dec 08, 2014

12/8 Frago

Defense news from around the Web....More
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