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Up Close and Personal With a C-17 Globemaster

Posted July 24, 2014 by Danielle Gibeault

An aerial pairing of the C-17 Globemaster and the KC-135 Stratotanker was the recent highlight at a media day in which journalists were afforded the rare opportunity to ride along.

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Video: On Board the US Air Force Doomsday Plane

Posted June 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Diane Sawyer gets an unprecedented look inside the E-4B Nightwatch, aka the Doomsday Plane, the 747 built to keep the nation’s command and control structure operational from the air if ground bases are rendered useless by a nuclear attack.

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Oman Orders Two Additional C-130J Super Hercules Transport Aircraft

Posted August 17, 2010 by BNO News

Lockheed Martin on Monday signed a contract with the Sultanate of Oman for two more C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.

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Russian Fighter Jet Crash in Ural Mountains Kills Both Pilots

Posted September 6, 2011 by BNO News

A Russian Air Force Mikoyan MiG-31 fither jet crashed in the central region of the country, killing both pilots on board, officials said on Tuesday.

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An Iraqi Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules takes off. (Photo by Lockheed Martin)
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Iraqi Air Force Receives Three New C-130J Super Hercules Transports

Posted December 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first three of six C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force

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Shooting Spree by Afghan Pilot at Kabul Airport Kills At Least 9

Posted April 27, 2011 by BNO News

An Afghan military officer opened fire at an air force base in the Afghan capital on late Wednesday morning, officials said, killing at least nine people and injuring others.

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China Building First Aircraft Carrier: Official

Posted June 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Chinese military official on Thursday acknowledged that China is developing its first aircraft carrier.

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Air Force Pilots Balk at Flying the World’s Most Expensive Fighter Jet

Posted May 1, 2012 by Cora Currier, ProPublica

The pricey F-22 Raptor jet has just gotten back up in the air, but the safety problem that grounded it doesn’t seem to be resolved.

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VIDEO: Army Parachute Jumper Gets Caught on Flagpole at Texas Rangers Game

Posted August 26, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

A US Army Golden Knight hit a bit of a snag while descending into Rangers Ballpark Wednesday night.

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Pilot Attempting to Impress Woman Intercepted by F-16s After Straying Into Mexican Airspace

Posted July 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Nothing turns on a lady more than flying your Cessna into the crosshairs of a heavily-armed supersonic fighter jet.

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Boeing Wins US Air Force KC-X Refueling Aircraft Contract

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The Pentagon has announced that Boeing has beaten out EADS’s bid for the $35 billion KC-X aerial tanker program.

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Israeli Air Force Shoots Down Suspicious Unmanned Balloon Near Nuclear Reactor

Posted December 20, 2010 by BNO News

Israeli Defense Forces shot down a suspicious unmanned object which was flying over the Dimona nuclear reactor in southern Israel, the Jerusalem Post reported.

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Hypersonic Military Aircraft Disappears During Test Flight

Posted August 13, 2011 by BNO News

The U.S. military on Thursday lost contact with a hypersonic aircraft during a test flight over the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) confirmed.

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US Fighter Jet Crashes in South Korea, Pilot Safe

Posted March 21, 2012 by BNO News

The pilot of a US Air Force F-16 safely ejected before crashing in a village near Kunsan AFB in South Korea during a joint military exercise.

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Iraq Buys Russian Attack Helicopters and Anti-Aircraft Missiles in $4.2 Billion Deal

Posted October 10, 2012 by BNO News

Iraq will purchase 30 Mil Mi-28NE attack helicopters and 42 Pantsir anti-aircraft weapon systems worth $4.2 billion.

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Two American Servicemen Killed in Frankfurt Airport Attack

Posted March 2, 2011 by BNO News

Two people were killed and at least one injured on Wednesday after a gunman from Kosovo attacked a bus carrying U.S. soldiers at Frankfurt airport

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Militants Fire Rockets at Basra Airport in Iraq

Posted June 16, 2011 by BNO News

Several militants on Wednesday morning fired a series of rockets at Iraqi and American forces who are stationed at Basrah International Airport in southeastern Iraq, the U.S. military said on Thursday.

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Video: Fighter Jet Crashes Chinese Air Show

Posted October 14, 2011 by BNO News

A fighter jet crashed during an air show in southwestern China on late Friday morning, injuring one pilot and leaving another pilot unaccounted for, state-run media reported.

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A Virginia Guard Blackhawk helicopter on a training mission near Fort Hood, Texas. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Va. Department of Military Affairs)
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Army Helicopter Accidentally Drops Missile Over Texas

Posted May 16, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A US Army helicopter accidentally dropped a missile over central Texas Tuesday evening, forcing 100 homes to be evacuated.

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India Places Huge Order for Russian Stealth Fighter Jets

Posted October 7, 2010 by BNO News

India’s Defense Ministry on Thursday announced that it has agreed to buy 250 to 300 Sukhoi PAK FA jets for approximately $30 billion.

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