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US Navy claims it shot down Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz
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US Navy claims it shot down Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz

While it was about to transit through the Strait of Hormuz, the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer shot down an appr...

Clément Charpentreau
US excludes Turkey from F-35 program, Russia sends counter-offer
Defense
US excludes Turkey from F-35 program, Russia sends counter-offer

After years of negotiations, the U.S. authorities finally began the process of excluding Turkey from the F-35 program du...

Clément Charpentreau
USAF launches construction of first permanent F-35 base in Europe
Defense
USAF launches construction of first permanent F-35 base in Europe

Representatives of the United States Air Force and of the British Ministry of Defence met in RAF Lakenheath, east o...

Clément Charpentreau
Portugal, first export customer for Embraer KC-390 airlifter
Defense
Portugal, first export customer for Embraer KC-390 airlifter

Portugal decided to acquire five Embraer KC-390 transport aircraft and thus to become the first international customer f...

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UK’s first P-8A Poseidon makes maiden flight
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UK’s first P-8A Poseidon makes maiden flight

The first of nine Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft due to join the United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF)’s fleet, made...

Clément Charpentreau
France to establish its own Space Force
Defense
France to establish its own Space Force

A day before the 14th of July national celebrations, President of France Emmanuel Macron announced the creation of a spa...

Clément Charpentreau
Airbus and Boeing ready to drop the Canadian fighter jet tender?
Defense
Airbus and Boeing ready to drop the Canadian fighter jet tender?

Airbus and Boeing might consider withdrawing from the tender launched by Canada for new fighter jets. Both manufacturers...

Clément Charpentreau
Russian Su-27 intercepts US P-8A Poseidon near Crimea [Video]
Defense
Russian Su-27 intercepts US P-8A Poseidon near Crimea [Video]

A Russian Su-27 fighter jet was scrambled to intercept a U.S. P-8A Poseidon observation plane over the Black Sea near Cr...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
USAF A-10 accidentally releases three dummy bombs on Florida

An A-10C Thunderbolt II of the United States Air Force dropped three training bombs after being hit by a bird near Suwan...

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Defense
German armed forces EC-135 helicopter crashes during training

An EC-135 helicopter belonging to the Bundeswehr, the German armed forces, crashed near Hameln, Lower Saxony, on July 1,...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
USAF deploys F-22 stealth jet in Qatar for the first time

For the first time, the United States Air Force deployed F-22 Raptor fighter jets on its base of Al-Udeid, in Qatar....

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
The Russian military is about to fly over the United States. How?

Usually, observation planes approaching a foreign airspace experience a strong reaction, often in the form of an interce...

Two German Eurofighter jets collide in training, one pilot dead
Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Two German Eurofighter jets collide in training, one pilot dead

Two Eurofighter EF-2000s of the Luftwaffe, the German Air Force, collided during a training mission. While both pilots m...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
US confirms Iran shot down one of its drones

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRCG) claimed to have shot down a U.S. drone near the Strait of Hormuz, southern...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Trump confirms Poland’s decision to acquire F-35A fighter jets

President of the United States Donald Trump confirmed Poland’s decision to purchase 32 F-35A fighter jets, as part...