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Canada retiring the CH-124 Sea King on Dec. 1

The Royal Canadian Air Force is retiring the CH-124 Sea King on Dec. 1. The service has planned a series of events to mark the occasion. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Brett Dawson...

Raytheon is trying to get USAF interested in JPALS

Flight Global says Raytheon is in talks with the U.S. Air Force regarding the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS). By Naval Air Systems Command, Program Manager Air (PMA) 213 (JPALS Tactical Prototype)...

​PICTURE: Ex-Lufthansa A321 joins Luftwaffe

Germany’s air force has taken delivery of a former Lufthansa Airbus A321 that has been converted by the airline’s maintenance division for government flights and other missions. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global...

Lockheed Martin offers F-16V to Bulgaria

Lockheed Martin has offered to sell its F-16V to the Bulgarian government. A representative from the company announced the offer at the Arena di Serdica Boutique Hotel in Sofia on Sept. 18. Graphic: Lockheed...

RTAF orders four H225M

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has placed an order with Airbus Helicopters for four more H225Ms. Photo: Airbus This brings the total number ordered to 12. Source …read more Read more here:: Alert5...

U.S. sanctions PLA

The U.S. State Department has imposed sanctions on the Equipment Development Department (EDD) of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) for buying Su-35 fighter jets and S-400 missile systems from Russia. Countering America’s Adversaries Through...

Mayor of Japan’s Abu town opposes Aegis Ashore

The mayor of Abu town in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan has announced his opposition towards the potential deployment of a Aegis Ashore site in Yamaguchi. By Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet (Aegis Ashore...

#FighterFriday

A U.S. Air force F-15C Eagle Flies above the Mariana Islands in support of exercise Valiant Shield 18, Sept. 18, 2018. Valiant Shield is a U.S.-only, biennial field training exercise (FTX) with a focus...

#FighterFriday

A U.S. Air force F-15C Eagle Flies above the Mariana Islands in support of exercise Valiant Shield 18, Sept. 18, 2018. Valiant Shield is a U.S.-only, biennial field training exercise (FTX) with a focus...

Russia restarts naval exercises off Syria

Russian naval forces have launched a new series of exercises across the eastern Mediterranean in a move that could limit the ability of Israeli aircraft to strike at targets in Syria. The Russian military...