Archive for April 7th, 2016

All 8 members of the Eurofighter family

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Eurofighter 8
Photo: Finmeccanica

Russia deployed 153 nuclear warheads while U.S. removed 57 warheads

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Washington Times says Russia deployed 153 new nuclear warheads over the past year as its RS-24 Yars ICBMs and RSM-56 Bulava SLBMs entered service.

April 9th rehearsal in Alabino of 2014 Victory Day Parade (558-58)
By Vitaly V. Kuzmin (http://vitalykuzmin.net/?q=node/558) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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RCAF unveils CF-18 Demonstration jet for 2016 season

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The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) unveiled its CF-18 Demonstration Jet for its 2016 season at Wing 4 on Apr. 5.

The CF-18 Demonstration Jet is unveiled during a ceremony at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, on 5 April, 2016. Image by: Cpl Bryan Carter, 4 Wing Imaging, CK04-2016-0278-002 Le CF-18 de démonstration est dévoilé pendant une cérémonie tenue à la 4e Escadre de Cold Lake, en Alberta, le 5 avril 2016. Photo Caporal Bryan Carter, Imagerie de la 4e Escadre Cold Lake (Alberta), CK05-2016-0278-002

The CF-18 Demonstration Jet is unveiled during a ceremony at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, on 5 April, 2016.
Image by: Cpl Bryan Carter, 4 Wing Imaging, CK04-2016-0278-002
Le CF-18 de démonstration est dévoilé pendant une cérémonie tenue à la 4e Escadre de Cold Lake, en Alberta, le 5 avril 2016.
Photo Caporal Bryan Carter, Imagerie de la 4e Escadre Cold Lake (Alberta), CK05-2016-0278-002


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Another Tu-95MS delivered to Russian Aerospace Forces

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United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced on Apr. 5 that another Tu-95MS strategic bomber has completed its upgrading process and redelivered back to the Russian Aerospace Forces.

Tupolev Tu-95MS, Russia - Air Force AN2142368
By Alex Beltyukov – RuSpotters Team [CC BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons

Twelve F-15Es from RAF Lakenheath are now in Greece for INIOHOS 16

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Twelve F-15Es from 492nd Fighter Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, are now at Andravida Air Base, Greece for exercise INIOHOS 16.

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, taxi to the runway, April 4, 2016, during exercise INIOHOS 16 at Andravida Air Base, Greece. Twelve F-15E  aircraft from the squadron and approximately 260 U.S. Air Force Airmen are participating in the training event that also includes air forces from Greece and Israel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Burks/Released)

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, taxi to the runway, April 4, 2016, during exercise INIOHOS 16 at Andravida Air Base, Greece. Twelve F-15E aircraft from the squadron and approximately 260 U.S. Air Force Airmen are participating in the training event that also includes air forces from Greece and Israel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Burks/Released)


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