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Rare photo of Singapore AS332M with RoCAF roundel

A very rare photo of a Republic of Singapore Air Force AS332M Super Puma helicopter painted with a Republic of China Air Force roundel. Photo: Unknown For many years, Singapore troops have trained in...

Air National Guard F-15s to Europe to Deter Moscow

Twelve F-15 Eagle fighters and 200 airmen from the Florida Air National Guard began deploying to Europe this week as part of the U.S. and NATO buildup and training effort to deter Russian aggression....

RAF C-130J deployed to South Sudan

​The Royal Air Force says that its Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules strategic transport has been deployed to northeastern Africa to deliver supplies to a remote region under the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)...

Double Feat for Saudi Arabian Aerospace Industry

Critical equipment made for new Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) aircraft is being manufactured in the Middle East for the first time. In another significant step for the Saudi Arabian Aerospace Industry, critical avionics...

Training version of UH-72A rolls out

The first version of the Airbus Helicopters UH-72A for training students has roll out of the production line and will head to Fort Rucker, Alabama. Photo by …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

India likely to go ahead with large AEW&C platform

According to reports, India is likely to go ahead with a program to develop an airborne early warning aircraft using a large wide bodied aircraft. “Beriev A-50EI Mainstay2009” by Michael Sender – Michael Sender....

USS Wasp going for first deployment since 2004

USS Wasp is ready to deploy again after clearing a combat systems ship qualification trial (CSSQT). The ship last deployed 11 years ago. By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Zachary...

Netherlands signs deal for eight F-35As

The Netherlands has placed an order for eight F-35A stealth fighters. Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert signed the deal in Washington D.C. on Mar. 25. “RNLAF F-35 F-001 05” by US Air Force / Ministerie...

Three missiles fired from Multi-Mission Launcher

The U.S. Army’s Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2-Intercept successfully fired three missiles from the Multi-Mission Launcher Launch Demonstration Unit. Photo: U.S. Army …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

19 percent of USMC’s aircraft unable to fly

The U.S. Marine Corps faces a shortage of aircraft with nearly one in every five aircraft in its inventory unable to fly. “USMC-13788” by http://www.marines.mil/unit/mcbjapan/PublishingImages/2010/Jul30/IMG_6937.JPG. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons. Lt. Gen....

Britain sending two Sentinel aircraft to Iraq

The British government announced it will send two Sentinel aircraft to Iraq for wide area surveillance of ISIL activity and track IED laying activity. “Raf-sentinel-ZJ692-071029-08-16” by Alan Radecki Akradecki – Own work. Licensed under...

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