Category: Notizie Estero

United States to supply two decommissioned F-16s to Bulgaria

The U.S. State Department has announced that the Trump administration intends to give two decommissioned F-16 fighters to Bulgaria. Photo: U.S. State Department The donation was announced during Assistant Secretary for Political and Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper’s visit to the country. The transfer is subjected to approval by the U.S. Congress. The jets will […]
C-17 nose gear up emergency landing in Afghanistan

C-17 nose gear up emergency landing in Afghanistan

A U.S. Air Force C-17 had to make an emergency landing with its nose gear up on Oct. 18 in Afghanistan. U.S. Forces in Afghanistan spokesman Army Col. Sonny Leggett confirmed the incident. A video showing the emergency landing at Kandahar Air Field was posted on YouTube the next day. For more information, hit the […]

FS Suffren test fires MdCN and SM39

The French Navy’s nuclear-powered attack submarine FS Suffren has test fired a MdCN (Missile de Croisière Naval) naval cruise missile from the sea near the DGA missile test centre at Biscarrosse on Oct. 20. Photo: French DGA The French Ministry of the Armed Forces says the testing “is the last milestone in a series of […]

JASDF F-35As train with USS America

USS America (LHA 6) participated in advanced combined operations with F-35As from Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) in the Pacific Ocean on Oct. 20. The U.S. Navy says “the advanced training operations were designed to increase the tactical proficiency, lethality and interoperability of the amphibious forces of the America Expeditionary Strike Group and the Japan […]
USN T-6B crash kills two

USN T-6B crash kills two

The U.S. Navy said two people aboard one of its T-6B that crashed in Foley, Baldwin County, Alabama were killed. The training aircraft had taken off from NAS Whiting Field. Footage show the wreckage in a neighborhood area in the town of Magnolia Springs. For more information, hit the Source below Source