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Apr 05, 2017

Photos From Exercise Frisian Flag32

Europe's largest annual gathering of fighters from across NATO, held as usual at Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. Over 50 fighters attended, flying two....More
Mar 29, 2017

Leopold I On Film1

Belgian Defense has produced a nice video of the Leopold I frigate to illustrate the range of missions it has conducted over the last two years, from....More
Mar 28, 2017

Boeing’s New Air Force One To Get Additional Scrutiny84

USAF has installed a two-star general to oversee Boeing’s Air Force One replacement, adding a new level of scrutiny to the high-profile program....More
Mar 24, 2017

Dutch Chinooks Return From Mali

The second of three Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) Chinooks has returned to its home base of Gilze-Rijen from Mali on board a Strategic Airlift....More
Mar 24, 2017

Anti-ISIS Allies Achieve Aerial Milestones4

European air forces participating in coalition operations against the so-called Islamic State achieved two milestones this week....More
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
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