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ATAC BRINGS THE HEAT: PREMIER PRIVATE AGGRESSORS NOW FLYING WITH THE AIM-9 SIDEWINDER

The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company, otherwise known as ATAC, has made another large leap in the commercial adversary support marketplace with the addition of the captive training AIM-9M Sidewinder to their fleet’s quiver. In the past, ATAC pilots would only be able to … Read the rest of this entry

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THE LATEST FROM “NUTS,” ATAC’S FIGHTER FLYING PHOTOG

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IRAN DRONE CAPTURE STORY UPDATE!: AS PREDICTED VIDEO EMERGES

As predicted in my original post, Iran has a Scan Eagle in hand regardless of US claims that they have all of their units accounted for (see video below). I suspect that Iran probably captured this thing sometime well before … Read the rest of this entry

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ISRAEL DEVELOPING A STEALTH UCAV?

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/israel-working-on-low-observable-uav-379564/ I have talked about this before as it seems absolutely logical that Israel would work towards developing a low-observable UCAV to help ease its long-range deep strike and surveillance woes. In fact I think Israel has also developed other … Read the rest of this entry

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“EVIL” ESCORT: ATAC F-21 KFIRS FORM UP ON THE HAWKEYE

More fantastic air to air photography from Rob DeStasio, it doesn’t get much more unique than this! The shot was taken after a successful Air Intercept Controlling (AIC) training mission with VAW-124, who are based out of NAS Norfolk.  

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JUST A REALLY COOL PICTURE: ATAC KFIRS OVER NAS OCEANA

              *A big thanks to Rob “Nuts” DeStasio for sending this over.

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ELTA MAKES SOME INCREDIBLY EFFECTIVE ELECTRONIC WARAFARE & JAMMING PODS

The Elta ELL-8222 self protection jamming pod, currently flying with multiple air forces around the world, including the USAF’s 65th Aggressor Squadron located at Nellis AFB, Nevada, is a bolt-on, highly potent weapon system. Pilots have told me that these … Read the rest of this entry

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A RARE VIEW FROM INSIDE THE COCKPIT OF AN ATAC F-21 KFIR

These videos were apparently taken by Captain Carroll “Lex” Lefon before his passing last spring. Lex was a big-time aviation blogger, check out his site to learn more about him and hear about his adventures here:  http://www.neptunuslex.com/ The Kfir is … Read the rest of this entry

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ATAC F-21 KFIR CRASH IN FALLON NEVADA

My condolences to my friends over at the Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC). They do amazing things training our service people for battle while saving the taxpayer money in the process. Its a risky job, and they are heroes for … Read the rest of this entry

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Gulfstream 280 Derived Ground Moving Target Indicator Radar Surveillance Plane In The Works

This modular form of the USAF’s JSTARS and the UK Sentinel R1 should be a huge success. Offering similar capabilities of its bigger brothers but at a much lower operating cost. GMTI platforms have proven to be invaluable assets over the last decade, … Read the rest of this entry

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