Ares http://aviationweek.com/blog/6697/feed Aviation Week's defense blog en 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"><p>Belgium has published the results of its nine months participating in air strikes against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) during Operation Desert Falcon, which ended July 2.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/07/SEDEYN~1.JPG" style="width: 500px; height: 312px;" /></p> <p><em>Belgian Defense photo by Malek Azoug​</em></p> <p>Between Sept. 24, 2014, and July 2, six Belgian F-16s flew 796 sorties over Iraq, conducting 163 air strikes and accounting for 5.5% of coalition efforts.</p></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 Ares Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:56:00 +0000 1335521 at http://aviationweek.com A400M Appears In Mission Impossible 5 http://aviationweek.com/blog/a400m-appears-mission-impossible-5 <div class="node-body blog-body">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 film. </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/a400m-appears-mission-impossible-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/a400m-appears-mission-impossible-5#comments Military & Government Blog Ares Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:55:00 +0000 1334471 at http://aviationweek.com NavWeek: Beach Bash http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-beach-bash <div class="node-body blog-body">Though a biennial naval drill between the U.S. and Australian going back about a decade, this year’s exercise is the first since the first major influx of Marines has come to Darwin, the first to be focus mostly in and around the Northern Territory and the first to include Japanese forces.</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-beach-bash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/navweek-beach-bash#comments Defense Ares Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:45:00 +0000 1334381 at http://aviationweek.com German A400M Airborne Again http://aviationweek.com/blog/german-a400m-airborne-again <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The German A400M took off from Wunstorf air base July 14 after being grounded for two months following the crash of an A400M in Seville.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/07/uploads/2015/07/a400m2.jpg" style="width: 640px; height: 426px;" /></p> <p><em>Luftwaffe photo by Nurg&uuml;n Ekmekcibasi</em></p></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/german-a400m-airborne-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/german-a400m-airborne-again#comments Military & Government Blog Ares Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:37:00 +0000 1332691 at http://aviationweek.com Kawasaki P-1 Flies At Air Tattoo http://aviationweek.com/blog/kawasaki-p-1-flies-air-tattoo <div class="node-body blog-body">Japan's Kawasaki P-1 makes its first flight rehearsals in readiness for the Royal International Air Tattoo.</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/kawasaki-p-1-flies-air-tattoo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/kawasaki-p-1-flies-air-tattoo#comments Military & Government Platforms & Propulsion Kawasaki P-1 Japan RIAT 2015 Air Tattoo Fairford Europe Ares Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:02:00 +0000 1332651 at http://aviationweek.com Behind That F-35 Air Combat Report http://aviationweek.com/blog/behind-f-35-air-combat-report <div class="node-body blog-body">The leaked report criticizing the F-35's energy maneuverability is news in itself. But it points to a continuing, 30-year-old debate about the future direction of airpower. </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/behind-f-35-air-combat-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/behind-f-35-air-combat-report#comments Blog Defense Global Ares Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:16:00 +0000 1329631 at http://aviationweek.com In Pictures: US Army Conducts Major Military Exercise Over Washington, D.C. http://aviationweek.com/blog/pictures-us-army-conducts-major-military-exercise-over-washington-dc <div class="node-body blog-body">Dozens of helicopters flew over Washington D.C. on Wednesday as part of a US Army major military exercise.</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/pictures-us-army-conducts-major-military-exercise-over-washington-dc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/pictures-us-army-conducts-major-military-exercise-over-washington-dc#comments Blog Ares Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:01:00 +0000 1326141 at http://aviationweek.com Presidential MV-22 Osprey Photo http://aviationweek.com/blog/presidential-mv-22-osprey-photo <div class="node-body blog-body">The US Marines Corps HMX-1 squadron, based at Quantico, VA maintains a fleet of helicopters and V-22s for Government use.</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/presidential-mv-22-osprey-photo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/presidential-mv-22-osprey-photo#comments Blog Ares Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:49:00 +0000 1325871 at http://aviationweek.com