Ares http://aviationweek.com/blog/6697/feed Aviation Week's defense blog en NavWeek: Harbor Sights http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-harbor-sights <div class="node-body blog-body">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. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-harbor-sights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-harbor-sights#comments Defense Ares Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:29:00 +0000 1350381 at http://aviationweek.com Belgian NH90 Helicopter Conducts First Rescue Mission http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgian-nh90-helicopter-conducts-first-rescue-mission <div class="node-body blog-body">The Belgian NH90 naval version conducted its first rescue mission on Aug. 28, four days after it reached its initial operational capability. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgian-nh90-helicopter-conducts-first-rescue-mission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgian-nh90-helicopter-conducts-first-rescue-mission#comments Blog Defense Ares Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:23:00 +0000 1350261 at http://aviationweek.com F-35s And F-16s Go Dutch http://aviationweek.com/blog/f-35s-and-f-16s-go-dutch <div class="node-body blog-body">Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35s and F-16s have been practicing joint operations from Edwards Air Force Base in California.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/f-35s-and-f-16s-go-dutch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/f-35s-and-f-16s-go-dutch#comments Blog Defense Ares Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:32:00 +0000 1349631 at http://aviationweek.com Belgian Navy NH90 Helicopter Ready For Search And Rescue Missions http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgian-navy-nh90-helicopter-ready-search-and-rescue-missions <div class="node-body blog-body">Belgium's naval version of the NH90 helicopter, the Caiman, reached its search and rescue initial operational capability at Coxyde on the North Sea.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgian-navy-nh90-helicopter-ready-search-and-rescue-missions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgian-navy-nh90-helicopter-ready-search-and-rescue-missions#comments Blog Defense Ares Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:17:00 +0000 1347581 at http://aviationweek.com What Do Spy Plane Pilots Eat? http://aviationweek.com/blog/what-do-spy-plane-pilots-eat <div class="node-body blog-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/what-do-spy-plane-pilots-eat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/what-do-spy-plane-pilots-eat#comments Blog Defense Ares Fri, 21 Aug 2015 05:23:00 +0000 1346811 at http://aviationweek.com Dutch Warship Escorts Russian Submarine Through North Sea http://aviationweek.com/blog/dutch-warship-escorts-russian-submarine-through-north-sea <div class="node-body blog-body">The Royal Netherlands Navy landing platform dock Zr. Ms. Johan de Witt escorted a new Russian Kilo class submarine through the Netherlands Exclusive Economic Zone in the North Sea Aug. 19, the Dutch Ministry of Defense reported. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/dutch-warship-escorts-russian-submarine-through-north-sea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/dutch-warship-escorts-russian-submarine-through-north-sea#comments Blog Defense Ares Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:18:00 +0000 1346441 at http://aviationweek.com Netherlands Deploys First Ocean-Going Patrol Vessel Against Somali Pirates http://aviationweek.com/blog/netherlands-deploys-first-ocean-going-patrol-vessel-against-somali-pirates <div class="node-body blog-body">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 Operation Atalanta counter-piracy mission. It is the first time one of the Netherlands' four OPVs is being deployed in a counter-piracy role. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/netherlands-deploys-first-ocean-going-patrol-vessel-against-somali-pirates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/netherlands-deploys-first-ocean-going-patrol-vessel-against-somali-pirates#comments Military & Government Blog Ares Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:40:00 +0000 1343621 at http://aviationweek.com Exercise Indradhanush: Flankers And Typhoons Battle In British Skies http://aviationweek.com/blog/exercise-indradhanush-flankers-and-typhoons-battle-british-skies <div class="node-body blog-body">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 ‘Flankers’ to the U.K. to fly with and fight against the RAF’s Eurofighter Typhoon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/exercise-indradhanush-flankers-and-typhoons-battle-british-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/exercise-indradhanush-flankers-and-typhoons-battle-british-skies#comments Blog Defense Asia Pacific Europe Ares Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:15:00 +0000 1339451 at http://aviationweek.com Indian Air Force Arrives For Exercise Indradhanush http://aviationweek.com/blog/indian-air-force-arrives-exercise-indradhanush <div class="node-body blog-body">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 Indian Sukhoi Su-30s pitted against and working together with their Royal Air Force counterparts flying the Eurofighter Typhoon. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/indian-air-force-arrives-exercise-indradhanush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/indian-air-force-arrives-exercise-indradhanush#comments Blog Defense Ares Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:10:00 +0000 1336801 at http://aviationweek.com Belgian F-16s Contribute To Air Strikes Against ISIS http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgian-f-16s-contribute-air-strikes-against-isis <div class="node-body blog-body">Belgium has published the results of its nine months participating in air strikes against the so-called Islamic State during Operation Desert Falcon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/ares">Ares</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgian-f-16s-contribute-air-strikes-against-isis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/belgian-f-16s-contribute-air-strikes-against-isis#comments Military & Government Blog Ares Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:56:00 +0000 1335521 at http://aviationweek.com