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Vertical challenges – part 2

In our December issue is the concluding part of this two-part series, as Combat Aircraft looks back at how the US Marine Corps fielded … Read More

‘Ample Strike’

Náměšť air base in the Czech Republic seems an unlikely place to find Arizona Air National Guard (ANG) F-16s at work. However, … Read More

Bahrain buys AH-1Z

The Royal Bahraini Air Force has confirmed long-rumoured plans to purchase 12 AH-1Z attack helicopters from Bell. The estimated $912m … Read More

Second special RAF Tornado GR4 revealed

The Royal Air Force has revealed a second Tornado GR4 specially-painted for the type’s retirement from service. Following on … Read More

J-20 shows its teeth in Zhuhai

The Chengdu J-20A stealth fighter is the undoubted star of China’s current fighter developments, and at this year’s International … Read More

US Navy targets pilot retention

There is a well-documented pilot shortage in the ranks of all military aviation components in the US. Though the US Air Force and its … Read More

Eurofighter fleet passes 500,000 hours

The Eurofighter fleet is celebrating after passing the 500,000 flying hours mark. Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH confirmed the milestone … Read More

Special Tornado rolled out

The Royal Air Force has unveiled a Tornado GR4 in special markings, the first in a series of special schemes that are being prepared … Read More

Prowler enters final chapter

The US Marine Corps’ last EA-6B Prowler squadron VMAQ-2 ‘Death Jesters’ has completed its deployment to Central Command, … Read More

Navy awards low band jammer contract

The US Navy has awarded Demonstration of Existing Technologies (DET) contracts to L3 Technologies Communications Systems West and Northrop … Read More

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