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Russia deploys Su-34s to Kaliningrad in snap drill

Russia says it has deployed ten Su-27 and Su-34 fighters to the Baltic enclave of Kaliningrad on Mar. 18. “Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su-34 Beltyukov-1” by Alex Beltyukov – http://www.airliners.net/photo/Russia—Air/Sukhoi-Su-34/2094240/L/. Licensed under CC BY-SA...

Ecuadorian Air Force T-34 crashed

Two on board a Ecuadorian Air Force T-34 were killed when their aircraft, # FAE-026, went down in Santa Elena on Mar. 18. “T-34Cfae” by Cristhian Rodriguez – Own work. Licensed under CC BY...

Russian Air Force to receive ten upgraded Tu-95MS bombers

United Aircraft Corporation told TASS that its Zhukovsky upgrade base will deliver ten upgraded Tu-93MS bombers between now and 2016 to the Russian Air Force. “Russian Bear ‘H’ Aircraft MOD 45158140” by Photo: RAF/MOD....

Afghan Air Force armed MD-530s arrived home

U.S. Air Forces Central Command announced yesterday that the Afghan Air Force’s first six armed MD-530s have arrived home. Photo: U.S. Air Force …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

U.S. Naval Test Pilot School celebrates 70 years

The U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) celebrated the 70th anniversary of the school’s establishment at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River Mar. 12. Photo: U.S. Navy …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

Engine makers expect US Army ITEP RfP in May

Key Points The US Army will open a competition to re-engine its Apache and Black Hawk fleets in May The effort will give legacy fleets extra power to meet the army’s needs before it...

USAF contracts Raytheon for more MALD-J decoys

The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded Raytheon a USD91.6 million contract for Lot 8 production of the ADM-160C Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD-J). The contract, which was announced by the Department of...

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