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Russia's only aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, will be undergoing a repair and refitting overhaul for the next three years. The carrier is known for being ... The ship has been so unreliable that in the 1990s it was accompanied by a cargo ship that had extra pipes for repairs. Since then, it has always been ...
More aircraft are also made available at short notice, when required, to provide airlift for EU and NATO countries. A source confirmed that Antonov SALIS remains part of the military airlift project. A spokesperson for NATO said: "SALIS is not a NATO contract but an initiative of a multinational consortium of 10 ...

In my daydream, this is a military transport/cargo aircraft with a mission to provide supplies to our military serving overseas, or to deliver humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to people in the United States and around the world. I swell with gratitude and pride, knowing our Air Guard is providing food, ...
That led us to wonder: What convictions are so deeply embedded today in the U.S. military's planning for the next war that they could lead to .... In the air, the U.S. military has long relied on an unchallenged aluminum bridge of cargo planes and refueling tankers to transport troops, cargo, and combat aircraft ...
Whether on the decks of an aircraft carrier or destroyer, in the deserts of the Middle East and Afghanistan, or in the skies above it all, warfighting doesn't stop at night. Photos captured while the US military performs nighttime training provide viewers with a unique look into the world of war. Military equipment, as well as the ...
On Sunday, Military Times published a series of in-depth investigative pieces driven by 7,500 accident records obtained through Freedom of Information Act. Through analysis of the data, it found that Class A through Class C mishaps involving the military's manned bombers, tankers, cargo planes, fighter ...

The United States military has had to deconflict airspace with Russian fighter jets in Syria. And American troops have crossed paths with Russian mercenaries and Iranian-backed militias, including a pitched battle in February and on the Iraqi border last spring. And in June, a United States military jet shot ...
The state-run Anadolu news agency quoted unnamed military officials as disputing scattered reports that there had been a dogfight between jets from the ... They nearly went to war over the islets in 1996, after a Turkish cargo ship ran aground, the two nations traded angry accusations, and both sent troops ...
In December 2012, two military jets conducting routine training operations collided in mid-air near Tlemcen, in Algeria's northwest, killing the pilots of both planes. A month earlier, a twin-turboprop CASA C-295 military transport aircraft, which was carrying a cargo of paper for the printing of banknotes in ...
(Newser) – Sgt. Paul Meyer was so homesick in 1969 that he drunkenly stole a military cargo plane and flew it over the English Channel—the last anyone saw of him. Now wreck divers are hoping to find the lost USAF C-130 Hercules transport aircraft and uncover the truth behind what must be Meyer's last ...

Among those are the C-17 Globemaster III and C-47 cargo aircraft; the T-6, the T-38 Talon, Stinson A-19 and Beechcraft T-34A, training aircraft; and Hiller, Chinook and Huey helicopters. Fly-overs will ... "Henry Post Field is one of the oldest continuously operating military airfields in the world. It's up there ...
The Korean Aerospace Industry along with the South Korean Army have been working with the U.S. Army for de-icing tests on military aircraft while stationed at Sawyer. The Antonov AN-124 Russian aircraft is one of the largest aircrafts in the world. This type of aircraft is used for heavy cargo and is in ...
Antonov commands a special place in the market as the operator of the sole AN-225, the world's largest commercial cargo aircraft, with a payload up to ... of the slump in key oil, gas, and mining sectors, and earlier because of the reduction of Western involvement in military conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.
A group from the Program Executive Office for Aviation has been recognized by the Army for their environmental improvements to the Army's cargo helicopter aircraft and equipment. The secretary of the Army selected the System Safety Environmental Working Group from PEO Aviation's Cargo Helicopters ...
A Russian military transport plane crashed in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 39 people on board, Russian news agencies quoted the defense ministry as saying, sharply raising the death toll from the ... Russian state TV cited military officials as saying the aircraft had not been brought down by enemy fire.
In this file photo dated Sunday, 9 March 2014, a Vietnamese air force aircraft AN-26 is seen at a base in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Russia's Defense Ministry says an AN-26 Russian military cargo plane of the same type has crashed in Syria, killing 32 people onboard. AP Photo/Na Son Nguyen, File ...
Emirati and Bahraini military aircraft had similarly overflown Qatar's exclusive economic zone on March 10 before being intercepted by a Qatari fighter jet. ... Guterres and the president of the UN Security Council, Karel Van Oosterom, saying a UAE military cargo plane violated Qatari airspace on March 4.
Through a six-month investigation, the Military Times found that accidents involving all of the military's manned fighter, bomber, helicopter and cargo warplanes rose nearly 40 percent from fiscal years 2013 to 2017. It's doubled for some aircraft, like the Navy and Marine Corps' F/A-18 Hornets and Super ...
Air Force data obtained and published by Military Times showed Class C mishaps increased 16 percent between fiscal 2012 — the year before sequestration hit, when Class Cs hit a ... Most of those mishaps involved the A-10 Thunderbolt II, several kinds of cargo aircraft and the F-16C Fighting Falcon.
A six-month investigation by the Military Times has revealed that 5,500 aviation accidents occurred between 2013 and 2017, killing 133 US service members. The vast majority – approximately 4,000 – of the mishaps involved the US military's fleet of manned warplanes: its bombers, fighter aircraft, cargo ...


 

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