Archive for December 1st, 2017

Taiwan retires Grumman S-2T today

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U.S. could deploy B-2 to South Korea for Exercise Vigilant Ace

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A news report from South Korea says the United States could deploy the B-2 stealth bomber to South Korea during Exercise Vigilant Ace, which is taking place next week.

Defense.gov News Photo 070505-F-4965B-001
By: Kenn Brown, U.S. Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

India’s EMB-145 AEW&C performs first mid-air refueling

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The Indian Air Force’s EMB-145-based airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) platform has successfully carried out its first mid-air refueling with help from a Il-78 tanker.

Watch Swedish Gripen taking off from 800 meters long road

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Legendary Soviet woman test pilot Marina Popovich has died

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News reports from Russia say legendary Soviet test pilot Marina Popovich has passed away on Nov. 30. She was a former Soviet Air Force colonel and military test pilot.

PopovichML
By Alexey3Deep (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons