U.S. wants comms agreement with India so that both can track Chinese subs using P-8

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Head of PACOM, Adm. Harry Harris, told reporters in India that he look forward to New Delhi signing the Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) with Washington so that both sides can enhance their tracking of Chinese submarines.

Boeing P-8I of the Indian Navy
Indian Navy [CC BY 2.5 in or CC BY 2.5 in], via Wikimedia Commons
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B-52s deployed in Middle East flew more than 200 consecutive sorties without breaking down

Posted in Air Force on January 20th, 2017 Be the first to comment

The 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and the 96th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit achieved a remarkable feat on Jan. 5 when they launched their 201st sortie in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

Stratofortress flies strong, exceeds expectations after 50 years of service
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Miles Wilson
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Two Strikematers in New Zealand being sold to Blue Air Training

Posted in Heritage on January 20th, 2017 Be the first to comment

Two former RNZAF Strikemasters in civilian ownership are being sold to Blue Air Training based in Las Vegas.

BAC 167 Strikemaster Mk88 Bundaberg Vabre-2
By Phil Vabre [GFDL or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons
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Watch B-2s depart Whiteman AFB to pound ISIL in Libya

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The Pentagon launched two B-2 stealth bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base on Jan. 18 to hit two ISIL camps near Sirte, Libya.

USAF could experiment with light attack aircraft this spring

Posted in Air Force on January 20th, 2017 Be the first to comment

Speaking at the American Enterprise Institute on Jan. 18, U.S. Air Force chief of staff Gen. David Goldfein told the audience that his service might run an experiment this spring to find a low-cost light attack aircraft.

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Photo: Textron AirLand
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