That U.S. Air Force B-52 Flying Over The Black Sea Was Bait For The Russians

On Aug. 28, six U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers from Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota flew over all 30 NATO countries in a single day. This theatrical display of air power wasn’t just for show. It apparently also was the bait in a carefully-planned intelligence-gathering operation targeting Russian air-defenses around the Black Sea… […]

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Taiwan Scrambles F-16s Armed With Harpoon Missiles To Warn Chinese Navy

In response to the Chinese island-invasion drills ‘aimed’ at Taiwanese Pratas Islands, the Republic of China Air Force deployed two F-16A Viper aircraft conducting patrols armed with AGM-84 “Harpoon” Anti-Ship missiles to deter Chinese belligerence in the region… More about this article in the link below… https://eurasiantimes.com/taiwan-scrambles-f-16s-armed-with-harpoon-missiles-to-warn-chinese-navy/

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U.S. Air Force F-15EXs Flying From Okinawa Could Fire Hypersonic Missiles At Targets 2,000 Miles Away

We don’t know where the U.S. Air Force plans to base its new F-15EX Eagle fighters. But we know where the flying branch should put at least some of the upgraded F-15s. Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa. Armed with the new AGM-183 hypersonic missile, the new F-15s could be the most powerful strike aircraft in the […]

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US Air Force gets colour TV upgrade for Litening targeting pods | News | Flight Global

The US Air Force (USAF) placed an initial order for colour video feed upgrades to some of its Northrop Grumman Litening targeting pods. The number of targeting pods to receive upgrades and the value of the contract were not disclosed in Northrop Grumman’s 7 July announcement… More about the upgrades in the link below… https://www.flightglobal.com/fixed-wing/us-air-force-gets-colour-tv-upgrade-for-litening-targeting-pods/139228.article

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DARPA awards contract to retrofit L-39 Albatros jets for AI dogfighting tests | News | Flight Global

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Calspan Corporation a $14.1 million, four-year contract to retrofit up to four Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros jet trainers for artificial intelligence-controlled flight experiments. The jets are to be used in DARPA’s Air Combat Evolution (ACE) programme, which aims to improve, as well as measure, human trust […]

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