Archive for November 15th, 2017

RSK MiG in talks with more than 30 countries on the MiG-35

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Director General of RSK MiG, Ilya Tarasenko, told Bloomberg during an interview at the Dubai airshow that his company has approached more than 30 countries regarding the MiG-35.

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By Papas Dos from Moscow, Russia [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Luftwaffe, USAF crew chief exchange at Blue Flag 17

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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Noah Luis Rivera, left, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, shows a German air force crew chief, right, how he prepares a F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, for a day of flying during Blue Flag 17 at Uvda Air Force Base, Israel, Nov. 7. This biennial exercise, hosted by Israel, is designed to further improve interoperability and strengthen relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Abby L. Finkel)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Noah Luis Rivera, left, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, shows a German air force crew chief, right, how he prepares a F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, for a day of flying during Blue Flag 17 at Uvda Air Force Base, Israel, Nov. 7. This biennial exercise, hosted by Israel, is designed to further improve interoperability and strengthen relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Abby L. Finkel)


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Kazakhstan Su-30SMs to escort Russian Tu-95s during war games

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Su-30SMs from Kazakhstan will be escorting Russian Tu-95 bombers during an exercise for the Collective Rapid Reaction Force of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Tajikistan.

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UAE to upgrade Mirage 2000 fleet

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Maj. Gen. Ishaq Al Balushi from the UAE Air Force says his service intends to pursue an upgrade program for its Mirage 200 fleet.

UAE Mirage 2000
By Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon, USAF [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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