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Category: Air

F-15 crashes, pilot safe on ground

An F-15D Eagle from the 48th Fighter Wing at Royal Air Force Station Lakenheath, England crashed at approximately 3:28 p.m. (10:28 a.m. EST) today, while conducting a combat training mission. One person was on...

US Air Force F-15 crashes in England

A F-15 fighter from the 48th Fighter Wing operating out of the Lakenheath base in eastern England has crashed into a field near Spalding, Lincolnshire, at around 3:40 p.m. local time Wednesday. …read more...

USAF pilot escapes UK F-15 crash

​A US Air Force Boeing F-15 has crashed near RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, England, the service has confirmed. …read more Source:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

Global Defence Technology: Issue 44

In this issue: The Putin effect on land defence modernisation in Eastern Europe, the rise and fall of the Humvee, BAE’s new soldier power system, the first fully robotic remote weapon station for utility...

Russia’s re-engined Il-76MD makes flight debut

​Russia’s air force remains on track to receive its first Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A airlifter before the end of this year, after the type completed a 4h 20min flight debut from the Aviastar SP production site...

Greece looks to reactivate P-3 Orion fleet

​Greece has moved a step closer to reactivating its Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion maritime surveillance aircraft, with the US State Department having on 7 October approved a requested $500 million modernisation deal. …read more...

Managing The Chaos Of Electronic Warfare

WASHINGTON: If you know both the enemy and yourself, you will not be defeated in a hundred….ducks? “We’ve got twenty shotgun shells and a hundred ducks” in the electronic warfare world today, lamented Strategic...

Belgian F-16 carried out strike in Iraq

A Belgian F-16 dropped a GPS-guided bomb on a ISIL target in Iraq on Oct. 5. The two fighters were on their first mission over Iraq when the call for air support came from...

CF-18 Hornets to deploy in Kuwait

The first wave of RCAF airmen have arrived in Kuwait as they prepare for the arrival of six CF-18s. From there, the warplanes will bomb targets in Iraq held by ISIL. …read more Source::...

Greece to reactivate, overhaul P-3Bs

Greece has decided to reactivate two P-3Bs and overhaul five more existing airframes. The proposed sale by the U.S. government would include structural Mid Life Upgrades (MLU), Phased Depot Maintenance (PDM), Mission Integration and...

Austrian defence minister announces major cuts programme

Austrian minister of defence Gerald Klug presented a wide-ranging restructuring package for the Austrian Federal Army (Bundesheer) on 3 October to enable the service to cope with more spending cuts. With defence spending set...

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