Archive for April 16th, 2017

RSAF F-15SGs arrival at Andersen AFB, Guam

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Six Republic of Singapore Air Force F-15SGs arrived at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam on Apr. 10 for training with the U.S. Air Force’s 44th Fighter Squadron. This is the first time Singapore has deployed fighters there.

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U.S. Air Force Photos by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis
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Phoenix rises; Iran shows its copy of AIM-54 in action

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Iran has showed a video of its Fakour-90 air-to-air missile fired from a F-14A for the first time. The missile is a copy of the Hughes AIM-54 Phoenix missile that was sold together with the F-14 to Iran in the late 1970s.

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Photos, videos of F-35A training deployment to Europe

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Within 24 hours of the announcement, six F-35As from the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command touched down at Royal Air Force Lakenheath for the type’s first overseas training deployment to Europe.

F-35A Lightning II's from the 34th Fighter Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, land at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 15, 2017. The aircraft arrival marks the first F-35A fighter training deployment to the U.S. European Command area of responsibility or any overseas location as a flying training deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)

F-35A Lightning II’s from the 34th Fighter Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, land at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 15, 2017. The aircraft arrival marks the first F-35A fighter training deployment to the U.S. European Command area of responsibility or any overseas location as a flying training deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew)


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Seoul in talks with 3-4 countries to lease spy satellites

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An anonymous South Korean defense official told the local media that Seoul is in talks with three to four countries to lease spy satellites.

Satellite image of Korea 2004-01-04
By Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC (http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=6148) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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