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Month: November 2023

Underwater Survey Of The U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon In Kaneohe Bay

A screenshot of the underwater survey video released by the U.S. Navy. Thanks to the Navy Divers, we can have an underwater look at the P-8A in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. The U.S. Navy has just released footage shot by divers assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One (MDSU-1) who carried out an underwater survey …

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Up Close And Personal With The Su-27UB Flanker At The National Museum Of U.S. Air Force

The ex-Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 on display at the NMUSAF. (All images, credit: Jason Camlic) Here’s a walkaround of the Su-27 recently added to the U.S. Air Force museum in Dayton, Ohio. The former Ukrainian Air Force Su-27UB Flanker C recently acquired by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is now on display …

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Airbus Confirms Development of Eurofighter EK For Electronic Combat

The new artwork showing the Eurofighter EK, very different from the previously announced Eurofighter ECR. (Photo: Image: Airbus) Airbus will equip 15 German Eurofighters to replace the Tornado ECR in the SEAD role. On Nov. 29, 2023, Airbus confirmed that a dedicated Suppression of Enemy Air Defences (SEAD) variant of the Eurofighter Typhoon, dubbed Eurofighter …

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U.S. Osprey Tilt-Rotor Aircraft With 8 Aboard Crashes Into Sea off Japan

File photo of a USMC MV-22 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Burghart) The V-22 Osprey aircraft crashed off the coast of Yakushima island. A U.S. V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, with 8 people on board, has crashed off the coast of Yakushima island in Kagoshima Prefecture, the Japan Coast Guard said …

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Iran Announces Deal With Russia For Su-35 Fighters

A Sukhoi Su-35 in flight in 2017 (Image credit: Aleksandr Markin/Wiki) The deal with Russia would include the delivery of Su-35 fighters, Mi-28 attack helicopters and Yak-130 jet trainers. Iran has finalised arrangements with Russia for a package of military aircraft, the Iranian semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Nov. 28, 2023. According to the …

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Enough With The ‘All-Female Crew Caused The P-8 Crash’ Nonsense

U.S. Navy emergency ship salvage material (ESSM), provided through Naval Sea Systems Command Supervisor of Salvage and Diving, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, is staged in preparation for salvage efforts to commence on a downed U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon in waters just off the runway at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, …

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EC-37B Redesignated As EA-37B, Reflecting Its Electronic Attack Mission

The first missionized EA-37B flies for the first time from L3Harris’ facilities. (Photo: L3Harris) The EA-37B aircraft designation was selected to better identify the platform’s mission of finding, attacking and destroying enemy land or sea targets. The U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command disclosed last week that, effective Oct.27, 2023, the EC-37B has been redesignated …

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Let’s Talk About The Recent First Flight In UK Airspace Of A RAF RG Mk1 Protector

The first RG1 Protector (PR009) took off from RAF Waddington (Photo: Royal Air Force) RG Mk1 Protector flew for the first time in British skies over Lincolnshire recently. On Nov.17, 2023 the Royal Air Force announced that its RG Mk1 Protector Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) successfully finished its first flight over UK airspace. This …

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