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  • Iraqi pilots begin F-16 training in USA


    ​Iraqi air force pilots have begun training on the service’s first two Lockheed Martin F-16Ds, following a US government decision to transfer the jets to an Air National Guard facility at Tucson International airport in Arizona.


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  • BAE touts APKWS for IS battle


    ​BAE Systems is touting the incorporation of its precision rocket guided system into the US Air Force’s fixed-wing...


  • Iraqi pilots begin F-16 training in USA


    ​Iraqi air force pilots have begun training on the service’s first two Lockheed Martin F-16Ds, following a US...


  • 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 ...


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  • BAE touts APKWS for IS battle

    News | 15 Jan 2015 12:52 | Beth Stevenson

    ​BAE Systems is touting the incorporation of its precision rocket guided system into the US Air Force’s fixed-wing inventory, where it could be utilised in the fight against Islamic State militants.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BAE-touts-APKWS-for-IS-battle-407944/
  • Iraqi pilots begin F-16 training in USA

    News | 02 Jan 2015 15:47 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Iraqi air force pilots have begun training on the service’s first two Lockheed Martin F-16Ds, following a US government decision to transfer the jets to an Air National Guard facility at Tucson International airport in Arizona.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Iraqi-pilots-begin-F-16-training-in-USA-407575/
  • Airtanker crash spurs California to ground S-2T fleet

    News | 09 Oct 2014 15:48

    ​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 17:16 | 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 17:04 | 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 16:45 | 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/