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IAF, USAF C-130 joint exercise in the midst of diplomatic crisis

While the diplomatic relations between Washington and Jerusalem are at an all time low, the defence relations between the two countries are continuing as normal. The transport-oriented “Noble Shirley” training exercise held by the IAF and the USAF has been completed. The exercise was held earlier this month, at the southern Israeli airforce (IAF) Nevatim […]

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USAF readiness for an attack in Syria raises eyebrows in Israel

In Israel many eyebrows were raised as the eyes below them read a statement made last week by US air force chief of staff Gen Mark Welsh. While touring Japan, the general said the air force is in fact not ready for possible action in Syria, because of the effects of sequestration on the readiness […]

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Head up displays – not just for fighters

  Head up displays (HUDs) are becoming more popular in cargo aircraft. What was in the past an almost exclusive feature in combat fixed wing and rotorcraft combat aircraft is becoming a standard in cargo aircraft that are involved in complex missions.   Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit systems from Israel, was […]

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