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Sep 17, 2012

Luftwaffe Phantom's Swansong at ILA ?

A pair for Luftwaffe Phantoms perform a flypast on the opening day of ILA2012 at Berlin-Schonefeld airport. The Luftwaffe is expected to retire its....More
Sep 17, 2012

China's DF-16 Medium-range Ballistic Missile

Richard D. Fisher, Jr. writes: In mid-September 2012 the first full image of the China Aerospace Science and Industries Corporation’s (CASIC) Dong....More
Sep 17, 2012

International Mine Countermeasures Exercise 2012

The U.S. Fifth Fleet is organizing its first International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) in its area of responsibility on 16-27 September,....More
Sep 15, 2012

Air Force F-35 Production Rate In Doubt

As we’re getting ready for the Air Force Association show in Washington (or rather, at a remote location in Maryland) next week, it’s an opportune....More
Sep 14, 2012

Exercise Green Blade

The Belgian ministry of defense, supported by its Luxembourg counterpart, is organizing Exercise Green Blade on 18 September to 5 October within the....More
Sep 14, 2012

U.S. Marines and the South China Sea

Rick Fisher sends in a news item that goes with his article in our DTE this month, just published here on the free site: Tension Between Philippines....More
Sep 14, 2012

AFA Prep: Other USAF Stories

Ahead of AFA on Monday, I have been posting a few of our recent stories that pertain to the U.S. Air Force. This installment, the last one, is the....More
Sep 13, 2012

AFA Prep: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Systems

Ahead of AFA on Monday, I'm going to be posting a few of our recent stories that pertain to the U.S. Air Force. This installment covers UAVs and UAS....More
Sep 13, 2012

AFA Prep: Space

Ahead of AFA on Monday, I'm going to be posting a few of our recent stories that pertain to the U.S. Air Force. This post covers space topics. + NRC....More
Sep 13, 2012

AFA Prep: The F-35

Ahead of AFA on Monday, I'm going to be posting a few of our recent stories that pertain to the U.S. Air Force. This first one is the ever-popular F-....More
Sep 13, 2012

Less Jogging, More Weightlifting

Interesting the tid-bits one picks up over a glass of champagne chatting to men with stars on their sleeves. Thus it would appear that one of the....More
Sep 13, 2012

Merging Torpedos

France and Germany are holding talks to try and consolidate their respective torpedo capacities and hope to make an announcement before the end of....More
Sep 12, 2012

Agreement Reached on Franco-German MALE

Late on Wednesday evening, as though the news earlier in the day that EADS and BAE Systems are negotiating a possible merger was not enough, the....More
Sep 12, 2012

EADS/BAE Systems Merger?

Like a lightning bolt out of a clear blue sky came the announcement today from BAE Systems that it has engaged in merger talks with EADS, or, as it....More
Sep 12, 2012

RNLAF F-16s And Luftwaffe F-4s Versus Russian Bears

Two Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) F-16s yesterday intercepted two Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers which were flying in airspace under Dutch....More
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