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Sep 14, 2015

Yo Ho Orion!

The German navy resumed P-3C Orion flights Sept. 14 in support of the EU's Operation Atalanta counter-piracy mission off the Somali coast, providing....More
Sep 14, 2015

Lockheed Targeting Pod: What it Can See4

Lockheed's planned advanced version of the pod adds short-wave infrared, high definition television and an improved image detector resolution....More
Sep 09, 2015

Rheinmetall To Debut High Energy Laser In Europe

German defense company Rheinmetall will exhibit its high energy laser effectors at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair....More
Sep 07, 2015

Russian Fighter Bombers Take Root On Delaware Farm15

It's not every day you stumble across two fairly modern Russian attack aircraft this side of the Atlantic. Aviation week's Nigel Howarth pays a visit....More
Aug 31, 2015

NavWeek: Harbor Sights1

The amount of ink and angst being heaped on China’s maritime rise might make one think this is the first time the Asian Giant ever took to the sea....More
Aug 31, 2015

Belgian NH90 Helicopter Conducts First Rescue Mission

The Belgian NH90 naval version conducted its first rescue mission on Aug. 28, four days after it reached its initial operational capability....More
Aug 28, 2015

F-35s And F-16s Go Dutch6

Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35s and F-16s have been practicing joint operations from Edwards Air Force Base in California....More
Aug 24, 2015

Belgian Navy NH90 Helicopter Ready For Search And Rescue Missions5

Belgium's naval version of the NH90 helicopter, the Caiman, reached its search and rescue initial operational capability at Coxyde on the North Sea....More
Aug 21, 2015

What Do Spy Plane Pilots Eat?14

As flight durations can be lengthy U-2 pilots eat a form of liquidized food through a tube which is inserted into the helmet through a special port....More
Aug 20, 2015

Dutch Warship Escorts Russian Submarine Through North Sea

The Royal Netherlands Navy landing platform dock Zr. Ms. Johan de Witt escorted a new Russian Kilo class submarine through the Netherlands Exclusive....More
Aug 12, 2015

Netherlands Deploys First Ocean-Going Patrol Vessel Against Somali Pirates2

The Royal Netherlands Navy is deploying the Zr. Ms. Groningen ocean-going patrol vessel to the Somali coast to participate in the European Union's....More
Jul 31, 2015

Exercise Indradhanush: Flankers And Typhoons Battle In British Skies27

The British Royal Air Force and Indian Air Force have hailed the success of a major exercise which saw the deployment of four Sukhoi Su-30MKI ‘....More
Jul 24, 2015

Indian Air Force Arrives For Exercise Indradhanush8

The Indian Air Force has arrived in the U.K. to take part in Exercise Indradhanush (Rainbow), a bilateral air and ground exercise which will see....More
Jul 22, 2015

Belgian F-16s Contribute To Air Strikes Against ISIS

Belgium has published the results of its nine months participating in air strikes against the so-called Islamic State during Operation Desert Falcon....More
Jul 20, 2015

A400M Appears In Mission Impossible 53

The A400M stunt in the latest Mission Impossible movie has created quite a buzz and is the latest notable example of aerospace product placement in....More
From The Archives

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


Oct 8, 2015

The Case Of The Missing F-117 Parts (2001) 24

How AW&ST found out what had happened to the remains of a shot-down F-117....More
Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 9

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is well known for the 1961 speech to Congress in which he made the Apollo program a national goal....More
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