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Sentry Aloha 24-2 Unites Total Force Warfighters in Hawaii. Exercise Sentry Aloha is a training drill hosted by the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Wing. The 24-2 edition took place from May 29 through June [...] The post Sentry Aloha 24-2: Joint Forces Showcase Advanced Combat Training appeared first on The Aviationist.
Sentry Aloha 24-2: Joint Forces Showcase Advanced Combat Training
Sentry Aloha 24-2 Unites Total Force Warfighters in Hawaii. Exercise Sentry Aloha is a training drill hosted by the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Wing. The 24-2 edition took place from May 29 through June [...] The post Sentry Aloha 24-2: Joint Forces Showcase Advanced Combat Training appeared first on The Aviationist.
The Triton’s modern payloads and increased endurance will allow Australia to patrol its north, north-western approaches, south-west Pacific and south to Antarctica. The first of at least four large Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton High-Altitude Long-Endurance [...] The post Royal Australian Air Force Receives Its First MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft At Tindal Base appeared first on The Aviationist.
Royal Australian Air Force Receives Its First MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft At Tindal Base
The Triton’s modern payloads and increased endurance will allow Australia to patrol its north, north-western approaches, south-west Pacific and south to Antarctica. The first of at least four large Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton High-Altitude Long-Endurance [...] The post Royal Australian Air Force Receives Its First MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft At Tindal Base appeared first on The Aviationist.
The first 5th generation air superiority fighter of the U.S. Air Force has recently reached the important milestone, more than 25 years after its introduction in service. Lockheed Martin has just announced that the F-22A [...] The post F-22 Raptor Surpasses 500,000 Flight Hours appeared first on The Aviationist.
F-22 Raptor Surpasses 500,000 Flight Hours
The first 5th generation air superiority fighter of the U.S. Air Force has recently reached the important milestone, more than 25 years after its introduction in service. Lockheed Martin has just announced that the F-22A [...] The post F-22 Raptor Surpasses 500,000 Flight Hours appeared first on The Aviationist.
Twenty four civilian crew members from a cargo vessel struck by a Houthi uncrewed surface vessel in the Red Sea have been rescued by the United States Navy. M/V Tutor, a 229-meter Liberian flagged bulk [...] The post U.S. Navy Rescues Crew of Stricken Cargo Ship Attacked by Houthis appeared first on The Aviationist.
U.S. Navy Rescues Crew of Stricken Cargo Ship Attacked by Houthis
Twenty four civilian crew members from a cargo vessel struck by a Houthi uncrewed surface vessel in the Red Sea have been rescued by the United States Navy. M/V Tutor, a 229-meter Liberian flagged bulk [...] The post U.S. Navy Rescues Crew of Stricken Cargo Ship Attacked by Houthis appeared first on The Aviationist.
Exploring Biofuel Technology: Recent Advancements and its Strategic Applications in Military Aviation. As reported by the Norwegian Ministry of Defence’s X account on May 14, 2024 Royal Norwegian Air Force F-35s will fly using biofuel [...] The post Norwegian F-35 To Fly Using Biofuel By The End of The Year appeared first on The Aviationist.
Norwegian F-35 To Fly Using Biofuel By The End of The Year
Exploring Biofuel Technology: Recent Advancements and its Strategic Applications in Military Aviation. As reported by the Norwegian Ministry of Defence’s X account on May 14, 2024 Royal Norwegian Air Force F-35s will fly using biofuel [...] The post Norwegian F-35 To Fly Using Biofuel By The End of The Year appeared first on The Aviationist.
Refueling and AEW planes will boost defense as well as strike capabilities amid increasing frequency and density of Chinese air intrusions. With the goal to effectively extend the ability of fighter aircraft to stay in [...] The post Taiwan Reaches Out to US, France to Acquire Aerial Refueling Tankers, AEW&C Aircraft appeared first on The Aviationist.
Taiwan Reaches Out to US, France to Acquire Aerial Refueling Tankers, AEW&C Aircraft
Refueling and AEW planes will boost defense as well as strike capabilities amid increasing frequency and density of Chinese air intrusions. With the goal to effectively extend the ability of fighter aircraft to stay in [...] The post Taiwan Reaches Out to US, France to Acquire Aerial Refueling Tankers, AEW&C Aircraft appeared first on The Aviationist.
The Tritons recently delivered to Naval Air Station Sigonella have been busy lately, flying missions off Libya and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, with some rare trips to the Black Sea. Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, [...] The post Eyes On Mediterranean And Black Sea: U.S. Navy MQ-4Cs Expand Operations In The 6th Fleet Area Of Responsibility appeared first on The Aviationist.
Eyes On Mediterranean And Black Sea: U.S. Navy MQ-4Cs Expand Operations In The 6th Fleet Area Of ...
The Tritons recently delivered to Naval Air Station Sigonella have been busy lately, flying missions off Libya and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, with some rare trips to the Black Sea. Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, [...] The post Eyes On Mediterranean And Black Sea: U.S. Navy MQ-4Cs Expand Operations In The 6th Fleet Area Of Responsibility appeared first on The Aviationist.
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Eyes on Russia And China: MQ-9B SeaGuardian Lands for First Time At Base On East China Sea
Given the increasing naval activities by China and Russia, the Japan MoD is exploring UAVs’ capabilities to take over the vigilance and surveillance. Japan and the U.S. appear to be moving fast to strengthen aerial [...] The post Eyes on Russia And China: MQ-9B SeaGuardian Lands for First Time At Base On East China Sea appeared first on The Aviationist.
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Russian Combat Aircraft Have Recently Violated The Finnish Airspace Too
A few days before a Sukhoi Su-24 violated the Swedish airspace, four Russian aircraft, including two fighters, violated the Finnish airspace. As already reported, on Jun. 14, 2024, a Russian Su-24 aircraft violated Swedish airspace east [...] The post Russian Combat Aircraft Have Recently Violated The Finnish Airspace Too appeared first on The Aviationist.
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Watch This: F-22 Raptors Chase SpaceX Falcon 9 Over Cape Canaveral Space Force Station
Experience the thrill of a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from the cockpit of an F-22 soaring over NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and the iconic Vehicle Assembly Building. On Apr. 18, 2024, SpaceX successfully launched the [...] The post Watch This: F-22 Raptors Chase SpaceX Falcon 9 Over Cape Canaveral Space Force Station appeared first on The Aviationist.
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Russian Su-24 Violates Swedish Airspace For The First Time Since Sweden Joined NATO
The Russian Su-24 Fencer was intercepted by Swedish JAS-39 Gripen aircraft. On Jun. 14, 2024, a Russian Su-24 aircraft violated Swedish airspace east of the southern tip of Gotland. Gotland, the largest island in Sweden, [...] The post Russian Su-24 Violates Swedish Airspace For The First Time Since Sweden Joined NATO appeared first on The Aviationist.
The risk posed by the clutch problem will not be eliminated until a complete redesign is done, which could take more than a year. The V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor will not return to “full, unrestricted flight [...] The post V-22 Flights To Remain Restricted Until 2025, Osprey Will Get New Clutch appeared first on The Aviationist.
V-22 Flights To Remain Restricted Until 2025, Osprey Will Get New Clutch
The risk posed by the clutch problem will not be eliminated until a complete redesign is done, which could take more than a year. The V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor will not return to “full, unrestricted flight [...] The post V-22 Flights To Remain Restricted Until 2025, Osprey Will Get New Clutch appeared first on The Aviationist.
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Poland Takes Delivery of Its Second Saab 340 AEW Platform
The Swedish-made smaller-size AWACS equivalent will allow the Polish Air Force to monitor its airspace more closely, and allow the air defense system to adequately react to the potential threats. The second of the Polish [...] The post Poland Takes Delivery of Its Second Saab 340 AEW Platform appeared first on The Aviationist.
Imagery released today by Northrop Grumman provides a close up view of one of the two rear propellers of the Manta Ray UUV (uncrewed underwater vehicle). Just a few hours after a new 360° video of [...] The post New Video Reveals Glimpse Of The Manta Ray Underwater Drone’s Propulsion System appeared first on The Aviationist.
New Video Reveals Glimpse Of The Manta Ray Underwater Drone’s Propulsion System
Imagery released today by Northrop Grumman provides a close up view of one of the two rear propellers of the Manta Ray UUV (uncrewed underwater vehicle). Just a few hours after a new 360° video of [...] The post New Video Reveals Glimpse Of The Manta Ray Underwater Drone’s Propulsion System appeared first on The Aviationist.
The conflict in Ukraine has shown that even the most advanced aircraft are at risk when grounded, and thus, strategic dispersion and robust protective measures are necessary to maintain operational readiness in hostile environments. For [...] The post RNoAF F-35A Aircraft Use Norwegian Mountain Hangar Complex At Bardufoss Air Base appeared first on The Aviationist.
RNoAF F-35A Aircraft Use Norwegian Mountain Hangar Complex At Bardufoss Air Base
The conflict in Ukraine has shown that even the most advanced aircraft are at risk when grounded, and thus, strategic dispersion and robust protective measures are necessary to maintain operational readiness in hostile environments. For [...] The post RNoAF F-35A Aircraft Use Norwegian Mountain Hangar Complex At Bardufoss Air Base appeared first on The Aviationist.