A Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) team lead by Lt. Gen. Shunji Izutsu visited the 319th Operations Group Det. 1, Yokota Air Base, Japan, to familiarize themselves with the air and ground operations of the RQ-4. Photo: Maj. AnnMarie Annicelli They were hosted by Lt. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider, U.S. Forces Japan and Fifth Air […]
A U.S. Air Force F-15C, AF 85-0104, assigned to the 67th Fighter Squadron at Kadena, Japan has been painted with a new tail flash to mark the 60th anniversary of Japan and U.S. defense alliance. Photos: USAF The jet scored a MiG-23 during the first Gulf War on Jan. 26, 1991 using a AIM-7 missile. […]
Since 2019, the “Red Baron” squadron in the Israeli Air Force has been training Luftwaffe aircrews on operating the Heron using Eitans operated by the 210th squadron. Photo: Israeli Air Force The “Red Baron” is the only non-Israeli Air Force unit operating in the country. “The course has two stages. The first of which is […]
A C-12 assigned to U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, Tester 38, has been upgraded with the Garmin G1000 NXi integrated flight deck last month. Alan Lebeda [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2] The upgrade at Elliot Aviation started in September 2019. The aircraft will now undergo flight test by the Federal Aviation Administration in Olathe, Kansas, […]
TAUFKIRCHEN, Germany — Sensor system supplier Hensoldt has been awarded a contract by Airbus Defence and Space to develop and produce a new AESA (Active Electronic Scanning Array) radar for the German and Spanish Eurofighter fleets.
The project is jointly financed by the Eurofighter partner na…