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IAF's C-17 aircraft executes precision airdrop in Arabian Sea, helps Navy seize hijacked vessel

A C-17 tactical transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) executed a precision airdrop of tw…

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Belarus is building up its military on Ukraine's border and bragging about the 'high combat readiness' of its troops

Belarus President Aleksander Lukashenko called Ukraine an "enemy" and said his troops along Ukraine…

Sinéad Baker   


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Russia's showing NATO its hand in the air war over Ukraine

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has taught NATO a lot about how Russia fights for control of the skies.

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US carrier strike group's new video captures the Navy's explosive front-line combat in the Red Sea

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group left the Middle East on Saturday after a restless dep…

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US Navy Super Hornets armed with SM-6s, a warship missile newly tested in combat, have been spotted in the Pacific

The ship-fired weapon looks to be getting a new role as a long-range air-to-air missile that could …

Jake Epstein   


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US Navy warships shot down Iranian missiles with a weapon they've never used in combat before

The secretary of the Navy said American destroyers fired SM-3s to intercept Iranian ballistic missi…

Jake Epstein   


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Ukraine proves it can target the Russian air force's weakest link

Ukraine appears to have hit on a strategy to strike back at the Russian jets lobbing glide bombs at…

Michael Peck   


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Ukraine says it fooled Russia into striking fake planes and air defense systems with Iskander-M ballistic missiles

Ukraine's air force commander said Russia struck the targets with Iskander-M missiles — road …

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Ukraine is killing Russian missiles with hand-me-down air-defense weapons the US retired decades ago

The MIM-23 HAWK surface-to-air system was first fielded in the 1960s and has long been considered o…

Jake Epstein   


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How airpower experts think Ukraine could pull off bursts of air superiority to get F-16s into the fight and score breakthroughs

With F-16 fighter jets about to enter the battle, a big question is how best to use them. Two airpo…

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Why the Swedish and Finnish Air Forces are a powerful add to NATO

Finland and Sweden pack a major air power punch for the NATO alliance, and not just from their robu…

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How Air Force commandos train to protect VIPs in combat zones

In the US Air Force, there are currently fewer than 100 active members of the special-operations se…

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Israel has never been impressed with its version of the $1 billion Patriot air defense system. Now it could offload up to 8 to Ukraine.

Ukraine has long coveted more of the $1 billion US-manufactured Patriot air defense systems.

Rebecca Rommen   


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Russia shoots down two combat drones headed for capital: Moscow mayor

Russian air defence system has shot down two combat drones headed for the capital, Moscow Mayor Ser…

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Fighter pilots can black out in seconds during high-G flying. Here's how flight experts say they train to stay conscious.

Learn how Air Force pilots prepare their bodies and master techniques for handling high G-force lev…

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The US Air Force says the military's new dogfighting AI fighter jet pilot is making 'dramatic' advances from one test to the next

The development of autonomous pilots is moving faster than the Air Force had expected, as a flight …

Chris Panella   


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iPads are helping Ukraine's pilots flying Soviet-era planes in combat missions against Russian forces, said a US defense official

The US and Ukraine are collaborating to integrate Western technology with Ukraine's dated Soviet we…

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US buys 81 Soviet-era combat aircraft from Russia's ally costing on average less than $20,000 each, report says

The US bought 81 Soviet-era combat aircraft from Kazakhstan, the Kyiv Post reported.

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Elixir of life? Belgrade installs liquid trees to combat pollution and this is how they work

Serbia came up with the idea of ‘liquid trees’ to counter the problem of air pollution. Technically…

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Armies need their own drone air force flown by specialist soldiers, study says

The air war over Ukraine has become a cat-and-mouse game where drones must constantly evolve to sur…

Michael Peck