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U.S. Air Force F-22s recently completed their first “combat surge” in operations over Syria, and in doing so deterred almost 600 Syria, Iranian and Russian combat aircraft in the crowded skies there, the Pentagon said.

 
 

 

 

 
Historical Events on January 18 - On This Day
• Historical Events on January 18 - On This Day
— January 18 - Military and Military Aviation History (War Stories & Memories) - On This Day....>>
 
2 Million Dead or More: North Korea war
• 2 Million Dead or More: North Korea war
— 2 Million Dead (or More): Why the World Is Not Ready for War with North Korea. The label of the....>>
 
US Pullout From INF Treaty Likely to Set Off New Cold War - NSA Whistleblower
• US Pullout From INF Treaty Likely to Set Off New Cold War - NSA Whistleblower
— Former NSA technical director William Binney claims that any US unilateral withdrawal from the ....>>
 
Russian Arms Exporter, Czech Enterprise Win NATO Bid to Repair Afghan Mi-17
• Russian Arms Exporter, Czech Enterprise Win NATO Bid to Repair Afghan Mi-17
— The Czech Republic's Lom Praha state enterprise has won jointly with Russia's Rosoboronexport a....>>
 
Syrian Air Force denies “bulk” of planes moved to Russian airbase

• Syrian Air Force denies “bulk” of planes moved to Russian airbase

 
 
Saudi Arabian tank crew burnt alive after Houthi ambush in Yemen • Saudi Arabian tank crew burnt alive after Houthi ambush in Yemen  
 
IRGC Navy Warns of Dire Consequences of US Warships' Amateur Behavior in Persian Gulf
• IRGC Navy Warns of Dire Consequences of US Warships' Amateur Behavior in Persian Gulf
— A commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy blasted the recent change of course by ....>>
 
Pilot of Syrian Jet That Crashed in Turkey Says Plane Was Shot Down
• Pilot of Syrian Jet That Crashed in Turkey Says Plane Was Shot Down
— According to the Turkish newspaper, the pilot said that the jet took off from the military airb....>>
 
The Scariest Wonder Weapon of Nazi Germany: Its Very Own Stealth Fighter
• The Scariest Wonder Weapon of Nazi Germany: Its Very Own Stealth Fighter
— But of course, the flying wing’s main feature was always supposed to be its speed, which could ....>>
 
Al-Nusra capture Syrian fighter pilot
• Al-Nusra capture Syrian fighter pilot
— Islamist rebels downed a Syrian fighter jet and captured its pilot Tuesday south of Aleppo wher....>>
 
  XAIRFORCES NEWS ARCHIVES: News & Headlines
Amid Tensions, Spy Planes Watch N.Korea (1.3.2012)
Wikileaks: Israel Helped Russia Hack Georgian UAVs (29.2.2012)
North Korea Takes ‘Positive First Step’ On Nukes (29.2.2012)
US UAV Down Near Afghan Border (28.2.2012)
Dutch Lynx Helicopter captured in Libya to be returned (28.2.2012)
Wings With Memories - First-Hand Account Of A Flight Aboard A Consolidated B-24 Liberator (21.2.2012)
New Tri-Service Intelligence Unit Formed to Support Afghanistan Operations (14.2.2012)
Prince Harry set for Afghanistan return (9.2.2012)
Pentagon: No imminent Syria attack (8.2.2012)
Ability of U.K. to Conduct a Future Libya-Style Campaign Questioned (7.2.2012)
UK searching for two BAE-146 jets for Afghanistan service (13.1.2012)
Afghanistan airdrops surpass record levels in 2011 (11.1.2012)
U.S. Drone Strike in Pakistan Reportedly Kills Three Militants (10.1.2012)
Sea King damaged by RPG is returned to service (10.1.2012)
Unmanned K-MAX makes first deliveries in Afghanistan (3.1.2012)
Bunker Bombs Requested, Stockpiled for Potential Iran Strike (24.12.2011)
A second Korean War is possible, but it won’t happen (24.12.2011)
USAF’s New Drone Not Going to Afghanistan (22.12.2011)
Jet-powered and Stealthy Predator UAV Heads for Afghanistan (16.12.2011)
Iran's Boasts Over RQ-170 Sentinel Drone Reveal Inconsistencies (10.12.2011)
 
Amid Tensions, Spy Planes Watch N.Korea (1.3.2012)
Wikileaks: Israel Helped Russia Hack Georgian UAVs (29.2.2012)
North Korea Takes ‘Positive First Step’ On Nukes (29.2.2012)
US UAV Down Near Afghan Border (28.2.2012)
Dutch Lynx Helicopter captured in Libya to be returned (28.2.2012)
Wings With Memories - First-Hand Account Of A Flight Aboard A Consolidated B-24 Liberator (21.2.2012)
New Tri-Service Intelligence Unit Formed to Support Afghanistan Operations (14.2.2012)
Prince Harry set for Afghanistan return (9.2.2012)
Pentagon: No imminent Syria attack (8.2.2012)
Ability of U.K. to Conduct a Future Libya-Style Campaign Questioned (7.2.2012)
UK searching for two BAE-146 jets for Afghanistan service (13.1.2012)
Afghanistan airdrops surpass record levels in 2011 (11.1.2012)
U.S. Drone Strike in Pakistan Reportedly Kills Three Militants (10.1.2012)
Sea King damaged by RPG is returned to service (10.1.2012)
Unmanned K-MAX makes first deliveries in Afghanistan (3.1.2012)
Bunker Bombs Requested, Stockpiled for Potential Iran Strike (24.12.2011)
A second Korean War is possible, but it won’t happen (24.12.2011)
USAF’s New Drone Not Going to Afghanistan (22.12.2011)
Jet-powered and Stealthy Predator UAV Heads for Afghanistan (16.12.2011)
Iran's Boasts Over RQ-170 Sentinel Drone Reveal Inconsistencies (10.12.2011)
 
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• The Scariest Wonder Weapon of Nazi Germany: Its Very Own Stealth Fighter

(3.3.2017)
But of course, the flying wing’s main feature was always supposed to be its speed, which could have exceeded the maximum speed of the best Allied fighters of the time by as much as...>>

• Al-Nusra capture Syrian fighter pilot

(6.4.2016)
Islamist rebels downed a Syrian fighter jet and captured its pilot Tuesday south of Aleppo where insurgents are fighting the Syrian army and allied militias....>>

• UK RAF set for the 'long-haul' against the Islamic State

(5.4.2016)
The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) is confident that it can maintain its current level of operations over Iraq and Syria "for years" if needs be, a senior service official said on 30 Mar...>>

• "The ISIS, not bomb it back to the Stone Age"

(12.12.2015)
Here’s why we can only contain "the Islamic State, not bomb it back to the Stone Age"

...>>


• French Unit May Work With UK UAV Team in Afghanistan

(5.4.2014)
Britain plans to send the Watchkeeper tactical UAV to Afghanistan this year, possibly with a French Army unit working with the British Army team flying the drone, a senior British ...>>

• Ukraine Puts Mothballed Mig-29 Fighter Jets Back in Service

(4.4.2014)
Several mothballed Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum fourth-generation fighter jets were returned to combat service in western Ukraine, the country’s Defense Ministry said on 3 April 2014....>>

• Goodbye AC-130H Spectre

(1.4.2014)
The U.S. Air Force is mothballing its last eight AC-130H gunships. Only 47 AC-130 gunships have been built, the first of them, the AC-130A, entering service in 1968....>>

• U.S. Army Defends Move to Strip Guard of Apaches

(1.4.2014)
The U.S. Army’s top leaders defended their proposal to strip the Army National Guard of its AH-64 Apaches attack helicopters as part of a cost-saving move....>>

• No, six F-22 stealth fighters are not deploying anywhere near Russia

(1.4.2014)
According to some rumors, the six F-22 Raptor stealth jets that left the U.S. on Saturday were deploying near Russia following the Crimean crisis. But the aircraft were simply head...>>

 



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