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Clément Charpentreau
Two Su-34 collide over the Sea of Japan, only one pilot found
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
France invests €2 billion for Rafale new F4 standard
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...

Clément Charpentreau
Iranian Boeing 707 crash-lands in wrong airport, kills 15 people
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
Eight more H225Ms for the Indonesian Air Force
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
The US Air Force takes delivery of long awaited Boeing KC-46A
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...

Clément Charpentreau
Chilly ride: Israeli jet fighter loses canopy at high altitude
Defense
Chilly ride: Israeli jet fighter loses canopy at high altitude

An Israeli Air Force F-15 “Baz” fighter aircraft was forced to an emergency landing after losing its canopy...

Clément Charpentreau
European partners begin stealth tests of nEUROn drone
Defense
European partners begin stealth tests of nEUROn drone

The technology demonstrator nEUROn is carrying out its fourth test campaign. Called “Low Observability”, it...

Clément Charpentreau
Crash of French Mirage 2000D, two pilots dead
Defense
Crash of French Mirage 2000D, two pilots dead

UPDATED | A Dassault Mirage 2000D of the French Air Force disappeared from radar on January 9, 2019, around noon lo...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Boeing delivers last upgraded E-3A AWACS to NATO

Boeing delivered the last of fourteen upgraded E-3A AWACS to NATO on December 18, 2018....

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
After mishaps series, Germany to acquire new governmental plane

After the recent failure of the plane that was supposed to take Angela Merkel to the G20 summit in Argentina, the German...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Russia sends two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to Venezuela

Another week, another batch of Russian bombers hits the news. Two Russian Tu-160 "Blackjack" strategic bombers...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Two USMC planes crash near Japan, one dead, five missing

Two aircraft belonging to the United States Marine Corps were lost during a training mission near Japan. Two of the seve...

Airbus joins forces with Lockheed to step in Boeing’s backyard
Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Airbus joins forces with Lockheed to step in Boeing’s backyard

One company's demise is another one's opportunity. Or in this case, two companies. Lockheed Martin and Airbus si...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Merkel plane forced to emergency landing after system shutdown

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend the opening of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires on November 30, 2018, afte...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Did Japan drop its X-2 Shinshin fighter program?

The Japanese Self Defense Force (JSDF) is currently considering acquiring 100 additional F-35s from the United States fo...