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EXCLUSIVE: USAF AGGRESSORS FLY WITH IRST POD

                    It appears that the USAF is getting very serious about the passive detection threat posed by modern infra-red search and track (IRST) systems, most notably against aircraft optimized for minimal … Read the rest of this entry

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EXERCISE WESTERN ZEPHYR: RAF TYPHOONS IN VIRGININA TO PLAY WITH RAPTORS

http://www.raf.mod.uk/news/archive/typhoons-blow-into-langley-29012013 Oh no! Prepare for a blizzard of idiotic and childish “expert” reporting about how the Typhoon was able to “swat the Raptor out of the sky” on a few totally ambiguous occasions. This type of thing is a huge … Read the rest of this entry

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UPDATE: THE F-22 COMMUNITY SHOULD STAND UP FOR THEMSELVES AND COUNTER LUFTWAFFE BOASTING AND SUPERFICIAL DEFENSE REPORTING

I very recently addressed the childish buzz in defense circles about the F-22 being “shot down” a handful of times by Luftwaffe Eurofighters during recent multi-national air combat training exercise in Alaska. Sadly these hyped up and superficial reports, that … Read the rest of this entry

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IN RESPONSE TO REPORTS OF SIMULATED F-22 RAPTOR KILLS BY GERMAN EUROFIGHTERS

I have received a ton of email asking me to comment on the reports that the German Eurofighters sacked numerous F-22s during recent dissimilar air combat training (DACT) and Red Flag Alaska exercises. Both the EF2000 and the F-22 are … Read the rest of this entry

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RED FLAG 13.1: THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING

UPDATE: Nellis Public Affairs says that they will not be hosting the Russians but apparently the USAF folks in Alaska may be doing so this fall. This makes more sense as Russia is a lot closer to Alaska than Nevada. … Read the rest of this entry

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ADVERSARY NEWS ROUNDUP

ATAC LOSES ANOTHER… I have to be honest here, I really hate writing anything having to do with the loss of an aircrew, but having done two of these with the Airborne Tactical Advantage Company in the headline within the … Read the rest of this entry

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RAW FOOTAGE: JTACs, RED FLAG TANKING, GUNSHIPS, AND COBRAS ON THE ATTACK

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RED FLAG NIGHT LAUNCH AND RECOVERY TIME LAPSE

I shot this a few weeks back during Red Flag. It really is amazing how much hardware streams out of Nellis in the middle of the night and nobody down on the strip has any idea it is happening! The … Read the rest of this entry

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STRAIGHT FROM THE HEAD BANDIT’S MOUTH: 65th AGRS WILL MOST LIKELY MERGE WITH THE 64TH AGRS

During a fantastic brief put on by the 99th ABW Public Affairs unit at Nellis AFB during last month’s RED FLAG air war exercise, I asked the commanding officer of the 65th Aggressor Squadron, the guys who fly those eclectically … Read the rest of this entry

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A MUST WATCH: Who Can Remeber This Classic From The Last Time The Indians Were Hosted At Red Flag!

Unreal all the beans this guy spilled on camera, this did not make the Indians nor the French happy.

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“The Indians Are Coming! The Indians Are Coming!”

Looks like the Indian Air Force wants a second shot at Red Flag with their SU-30MKIs! Now that they have had some time with the aircraft I bet they will be the ones to beat out over the ranges. Oh … Read the rest of this entry

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