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Clément Charpentreau
Last farewell flyover marks end of RAF Tornado career
Defense
Last farewell flyover marks end of RAF Tornado career

The RAF Panavia Tornado GR4 will be permanently retired from active service in March 2019. As homage to its almost 40 ye...

Clément Charpentreau
A400M, the other thorn in Airbus’ side
Defense
A400M, the other thorn in Airbus’ side

Presenting the annual results of Airbus Group, CEO Tom Enders gave an update on the A400M program. He announced there wo...

Rūta Burbaitė
Pentagon to review USAF certification of SpaceX launch vehicles
Defense
Pentagon to review USAF certification of SpaceX launch vehicles

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy have fallen under scrutiny by the Pentagon, which has initiated a review of the...

Rūta Burbaitė
Pentagon to review USAF certification of SpaceX launch vehicles
Defense
Pentagon to review USAF certification of SpaceX launch vehicles

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy have fallen under scrutiny by the Pentagon, which has initiated a review of the...

Clément Charpentreau
Spain to join French-German next fighter jet program
Defense
Spain to join French-German next fighter jet program

Spain is about to join France and Germany in the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program to develop a new European fight...

Clément Charpentreau
Qatar Air Force gets first Rafale for its fighter jet cocktail
Defense
Qatar Air Force gets first Rafale for its fighter jet cocktail

Dassault Aviation delivered the first out of 36 fighters to Qatar during a ceremony organized in Mérignac, France...

Clément Charpentreau
France shows teeth of nuclear deterrence using Rafale
Defense
France shows teeth of nuclear deterrence using Rafale

The Strategic Air Force, branch of the French Air Force dedicated to airborne nuclear deterrence, successfully conducted...

Clément Charpentreau
Russian Su-27 intercepts US F-15C with daring maneuver [Video]
Defense
Russian Su-27 intercepts US F-15C with daring maneuver [Video]

Footage of a Russian Su-27 intercepting a US F-15C over the Baltic Sea has emerged online. The first fighter jet fended...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Tupolev Tu-22M3 bomber crashes during "snow squall" [Video]

A Russian Tupolev Tu-22M3 bomber crashed on January 22, 2019, while landing at Olenya base near Murmansk, in northern Ru...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Aerial incident reignites tensions between Japan and South Korea

For the fourth time in a month, the South Korean authorities protested after a Japanese patrol plane flew near one of th...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Two Su-34 collide over the Sea of Japan, only one pilot found

UPDATED: Two Sukhoi Su-34 strike aircraft of the Russian Air Force vanished from radar on January 18, 2019, during a tra...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
France invests €2 billion for Rafale new F4 standard

This massive improvement of the backbone of the French Air Force is one of the needed evolutions to extend its operation...

Iranian Boeing 707 crash-lands in wrong airport, kills 15 people
Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Iranian Boeing 707 crash-lands in wrong airport, kills 15 people

A Boeing 707 cargo plane belonging to the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) crashed while landing at wrong...

Jason Shaw
Defense
Eight more H225Ms for the Indonesian Air Force

Airbus Helicopters are celebrating after winning an order for eight additional super 11-tonne H225M’s from the Indonesia...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
The US Air Force takes delivery of long awaited Boeing KC-46A

The United States Air Force announced that it accepted to receive its first KC-46A Pegasus tanker from Boeing on January...