Archive for June 1st, 2017

KC-46 undergoes testing in anechoic chamber

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The Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF) at Edwards Air Force Base now has a new customer as the Boeing KC-46 aerial tanker is undergoing testing there.

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (May 5, 2017) A Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is loaded on the rotating platform at the Benefield Anechoic Facility for a series of avionics tests at Edwards Air Force Base. The anechoic facility provides a controlled electromagnetic environment and is shielded against radio frequency interference. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Okula)

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (May 5, 2017) A Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is loaded on the rotating platform at the Benefield Anechoic Facility for a series of avionics tests at Edwards Air Force Base. The anechoic facility provides a controlled electromagnetic environment and is shielded against radio frequency interference. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Okula)

RoKAF F-16s landed at Yokota Air Base, Japan

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Six Republic of Korea Air Force F-16s landed at Yokota Air Base, Japan this morning.

Russian Navy Kalibr cruise missile strikes in Syria

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Turkish AS 532 crash kills 13

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A Turkish AS 352 military transport helicopter crashed near the border with Iraq on May 31 and all thirteen on board were killed.

Eurocopter AS 532UL Cougar, Turkey - Air Force JP7136118
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