Friday, August 5, 2022

Aviation

US Air Force F-22 stealth fighters arrive in Poland

The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs announced on Thursday that U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors arrived at the 32nd Tactical Air Base, Łask, Poland. Raptors assigned to the 90th Fighter Squadron, 3rd...

US Special Operations Command to get new precision strike aircraft

L3Harris Technologies has announced that U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has selected AT-802U Sky Warded strike aircraft for its Armed Overwatch program.  The company said in a release that the award of the Indefinite Quantity, Indefinite Delivery contract...

US Air Force celebrates 50 years of the F-15 Eagle

U.S. aerospace giant Boeing and the U.S. Air Force celebrated the F-15 Eagle's 50th birthday with an F-15 from the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center. On July 27, 1972, the Boeing F-15 flew for the first time...

NATO conducts air forces exercises over Romania

The Western military alliance NATO announced that fighter jets and surveillance aircraft from seven alliance countries held air-to-ground warfare drills over Romania on 28 July. According to a press release from NATO, seven Air Forces from across the...

Ukrainian pilots ask the west for huge rise in helmet supply

Ukrainian pilots have called on the west and volunteers to supply more aircrew helmets, night vision goggles and special masks in the face of a major Russian offensive in the Donbas and ongoing attacks elsewhere. The Ukrainian military...

US Air Force deploys F-22 Raptors to Poland amid Russia’s war on Ukraine

The U.S. Air Force is deploying a half-dozen F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets to Poland in response to Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Six F-22s assigned to the 90th Fighter Squadron, 3rd Wing, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska already...

Poland reveals plan to buy 48 FA-50 light fighter jets

Poland plans to buy 48 FA-50 light fighter jets from the Republic of Korea (South Korea), according to Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak. "We are interested in purchasing three squadrons, that is 48 aircraft," Blaszczak said. "The first...

Bayraktar drones from volunteers hand over to Ukrainian military

A new Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aircraft system, with three drones and a ground control station, has been handed over to the Ukrainian military from the team of the “Come Back Alive” Foundation. The handover took place in...

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