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  • PICTURES: Thailand deploys Gripens to Australia for first overseas exercise


    Thailand's air force has deployed its Saab Gripen C/Ds to Darwin in northern Australia for Exercise Pitch Black 2014 (PB14), in the type’s first overseas exercise deployment by the service.


  • Other News for Air National

  • Airtanker crash spurs California to ground S-2T fleet


    ​California’s firefighting agency has grounded 22 Grumman S-2T airtankers after a crash on 7 October killed a pilot ...


  • DOD IG blasts USAF Reaper spending


    ​The US Air Force could waste nearly $9 billion on purchasing, operating and maintaining unmanned air vehicles it does...


  • US C-130s deployed in support of disaster response


    ​The US Department of Defense has deployed two Lockheed Martin C-130 transports to California in support of wildfire...


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  • Airtanker crash spurs California to ground S-2T fleet

    News | 09 Oct 2014 14:48

    ​California’s firefighting agency has grounded 22 Grumman S-2T airtankers after a crash on 7 October killed a pilot in Yosemite National Park.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airtanker-crash-spurs-California-to-ground-S-2T-fleet-404629/
  • DOD IG blasts USAF Reaper spending

    News | 03 Oct 2014 16:16 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force could waste nearly $9 billion on purchasing, operating and maintaining unmanned air vehicles it does not need, the Pentagon Inspector General (IG) has found.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DOD-IG-blasts-USAF-Reaper-spending-404454/
  • US C-130s deployed in support of disaster response

    News | 23 Sep 2014 16:04 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Department of Defense has deployed two Lockheed Martin C-130 transports to California in support of wildfire suppression in the area.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-C-130s-deployed-in-support-of-disaster-response-404060/
  • Massachusetts-based F-15 crashes in Virginia, killing pilot

    News | 27 Aug 2014 15:45 | Dan Parsons

    A Boeing F-15C assigned to the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard crashed in the Virginia mountains around 09:00 Eastern Time on 27 August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Massachusetts-based-F-15-crashes-in-Virginia-killing-pilot-403078/
  • PICTURES: Thailand deploys Gripens to Australia for first overseas exercise

    News | 19 Aug 2014 03:26 | Andrew McLaughlin

    Thailand's air force has deployed its Saab Gripen C/Ds to Darwin in northern Australia for Exercise Pitch Black 2014 (PB14), in the type’s first overseas exercise deployment by the service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Thailand-deploys-Gripens-to-Australia-for-first-overseas-exercise-402806/
  • New helmet technology could be used on most USAF aircraft

    News | 28 Mar 2014 11:42 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The US Air Force confirms that its digital helmet-mounted display (DHMD) project seeks to develop technology for use in a variety of aircraft, including tankers, transports and most jet fighters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-helmet-technology-could-be-used-on-most-USAF-aircraft-397541/