February 28, 2020

Russia MOD has officially requested Iran to use Hamedan

Italian Record flight supplies - Aeronautica Militare Video News

Finnish Air Force A Challenge for the HX candidates

Τhe moment of the downing of Syrian Mi-17 helicopter by TAF soldiers on Feb. 11

Turkey is supplying militants with TAF M113 Armored Personnel Carriers thereby making it impossible to determine that Turkish soldiers or militants inside.

Turkey says 29 soldiers killed in Syrian airstrike on Idlib

33 Turkish soldiers killed in Idlib, Syria when a 2-storey building used by the Turkey military as a command headquarters was leveled in a targeted Russian airstrike

Russia will be dismembered from within, there are 25 million Muslims in Russia - regular commentator of A-Haber News network

Unverified reports swirled on social media Thursday, claiming that dozens of Turkish troops were killed in a "Russian" airstrike, that dozens more were injured, and that the hospitals in Hatay were struggling to cope with the influx of the wounded. None of this has so far been confirmed by Ankara.

Speaking to Anadolu, Dogan stressed that there was no shortage of blood at the hospitals, noting that medics have been “taking all necessary interventions” to treat the wounded.

Erdogan’s press secretary Fahrettin Altun told reporters in the early hours of Friday that Turkey is “responding” to the “illegitimate regime that has pointed the gun at our soldiers,” by launching air and artillery strikes against Syrian targets. Altun even described the events in Idlib as a genocide, saying Turkey will now allow the repetition of “what happened in Rwanda and Bosnia” there. “The blood of our heroic soldiers will not be left on the ground,” Altun said, according to AA.

“Our activities on the ground in Syria will continue until the hands reaching for our flag are broken.”

Turkish officials have called the NATO secretary-general and the US national security adviser in relation to the events in Idlib, Anadolu reported.

The situation in Idlib, the last remaining rebel stronghold in Syria, has escalated dramatically in the recent weeks with Damascus ramping up its offensive against Islamist militants to reclaim strategic towns, which prompted Turkish military to send thousands of its own troops and hardware to back its allies, fighting against the forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad. Hatay is the Turkish province bordering Idlib.

While Ankara ruled out its pullout from Idlib, demanding Russia withdraws its support from advancing Syrian troops instead, Moscow has accused Turkey of supporting militants there in violation of the previously agreed arrangement to set up a de-escalation zone.

Shortly before Turkey’s announcement, the Russian military accused the Turkish side of using “artillery fire” as well as “reconnaissance and attack drones” to target the Syrian army positions, without specifying when the strikes have taken place.

February 27, 2020

The Russian Ministry of Defence released footage of Russian Special Forces (Spetsnaz) killing jihadists in Syria

Syrian Arab Army air defence forces down a Turkish military aircraft which crash landed in the southeastern Idlib countryside

INS Sindhuvir will be Delivered to the Myanmar Navy on the Yangon River

Indian Navy's Sindhughosh class submarine (Project 877EKM Kilo) was spotted at Yangon river, Myanmar in 23 February 2020 (photo : Myanmar and AMU)

First-ever submarine of Myanmar Navy will be commissioned in the first week of March.

A project 877 EKM kilo-class submarine Ex- INS Sindhuvir will be officially transferred to Myanmar Navy in coming month. This kilo-class submarine is upgraded with India-made equipments before delivery and also likely installed with India-made heavy weight torpedos as mentioned before.

Although this sub is aimed for training purpose, it will maintain its huge fire power, capable of firing Klub -S and combat readiness when needed.

Apart from this, we are also working on getting 2 more brand new kilo class before 2030 and India will play important role in this part.

Italian Eurofighters transit Portsmouth international airport for Red Flag 20-2

It has been reported that six Italian Eurofighters and 2 KC-767s were transiting Portsmouth International Airport at Pease this week.

VAW now stands for Airborne Command and Control Squadron

The U.S. Navy has changed the designation of its E-2 Hawkeye squadrons from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron to Airborne Command and Control Squadron.

Watch the S-350 in service with Russian Aerospace Forces

France looks at leasing CH-47s

The French military has indicated that it intends to lease some CH-47s before it acquires a heavy lift helicopter from 2025.

SPMAGTF-AE: 1st Recon Battalion live-fire range

Recent Satellite pass over AirForce Base Mushaf Sargodha Pakistan spots a multi platform (Mirage/F16) fighter detachment on site

February 25, 2020

First flight of Indonesian F-16A/B Block 15 OCU with Falcon Star and eMLU upgrade

Thailand to replace all 12 C-130H transports from 2022

The Royal Thai Air Force’s (RTAF) 2020 white paper has called for the replacement of 12 C-130H transport aircraft with a new platform.

Raytheon finished building the first radar antenna array for LTAMDS

The first radar antenna array for the U.S. Army’s Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) has been manufactured by Raytheon.

Conscription for women in Norway

Warthog Squadron Deployment Homecoming to Tucson, AZ - Feb 2020

Philippine Navy to install Spike-ER on last 3 MPACs by end of this year

The Philippine Navy will install the Spike-ER missile on its last three multipurpose attack craft (MPACs) by the last quarter of this year.

Azerbaijan selects M-346

Azerbaijan is the latest operator of the Leonardo M-346 advanced jet trainer. An agreement was signed by Azerbaijani Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov and Leonardo S.p.A Executive Director Alessandro Profumo on Feb. 20.

Food security - Locust Swarms Coat the Skies of Saudi Arabia

French A330 MRTT flew 3,500km to help refuel Rafale Ms

A French Air Force A330 Phénix aerial refueling tanker took off from Istres on Feb. 15 to help refuel French Navy Rafale M fighters in the Mediterranean.

Serbia takes delivery of Pantsir-S1

Serbia has taken delivery of the first shipment of Pantsir-S1 mobile air defense missile system at Colonel-Pilot Milenko Pavlovic airbase on Feb. 22.

USAF’s first E-3 enlisted airborne sensor operator

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Propst, 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron E-3 Sentry airborne sensor operator, poses for a photo, Feb. 11, 2020, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The Ponce De Leon, Fla., native is the Air Force’s first E-3 Sentry AWACS enlisted airborne sensor operator and is enhancing the 961st AACS’s capabilities at Cope North 2020, an annual trilateral field exercise conducted in Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Palau, and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Greg Nash)

February 23, 2020

Turkish backed Jihadist captured in Syria: "We were trained in Turkey and then brought to Idlib

F/A-18A Hornet aerial handling display - 2020 Superloop Adelaide 500

The Battle of Iwo Jima, officially named Operation Detachment, lasted 36 days

UMEX 2020 What to expect Unmanned Defense Systems Exhibition Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Personnel of the joint exercise of the Russian Airborne Forces and the MTR of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus

Boeing's New Version of the AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter Might Be a 'Re-Run'

Pakistan Army launches Heliski expedition to earn additional income

L-4: Ground Support Equipment Delivery & Offload - DARPA Launch Challenge

Russia Happy Defender of the Fatherland! 02/23/2020

February 21, 2020

Chinese troops after Corona virus

21+ Pakistan Army soldiers killed near Iran and Indian borders

A Pakistan Army soldier Sepoy Imtiaz Ali, 30 was killed after Indian troops resorted to accurate firing in Kayani sector of Azad Jammu and Kashmir

Five soldiers from Pakistan's Frontier Corps (FC) have been killed in an overnight attack by militants near the Iran-Pakistan border

Five soldiers from Pakistan's Frontier Corps (FC) have been killed in an overnight attack by militants near the Iran-Pakistan border, Pakistani officials told RFE/RL on February 19.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, officials told RFE/RL that the attackers used "heavy weapons" late on February 18 to target a security post in the Balangor area west of the city of Turbat in Balochistan Province’s Kech district.

The checkpoint was located about 30 kilometers from the Iranian border on a key highway that links southeastern Iran with Balochistan’s provincial capital of Quetta.

Three Pakistani soldiers wounded in the attack have been rushed to a nearby hospital, the officials said.

Baloch freedom fighters attack Pak Army camp, 16 personnel dead

At least 16 personnel of the Pakistani Army were killed in an attack by Balochistan Liberation Tigers' fighters here.

The attack took place on Tuesday when Balochistan Liberation Tigers' fighters targeted the Pakistani Army post in the Singsila area killing the army personnel, according to news confirmed by Baloch source.

They also seized all weapons and ammunition of the army men and set the army camp on fire.

In a purported video of the incident which has gone viral on social media, the fighters said that two army vehicles were completely destroyed in the ambush. However, there is no confirmation by the Pakistan Army about the attack.

Turkish soldiers killed in the east of Idlib province

• Ali Emre Firinjogullari
• Mustafa Ertürk

Boeing Has a Plan to Turn the B-1B into a Supersonic Gunship

USS Vella Gulf Conducts Training for the Future Fight

USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS America Combat Force

IKE Deploys Upon Completion of Training

F-16 Crew Chief POV • Portuguese & American Planes Takeoff

Brave Yazidi woman faces up to Islamic State terror

Air traffic control guarantees "Yun-20" to support Wuhan

Pakistani student stranded in Wuhan abandoned by Pakistan government for pleasing the Chinese

February 20, 2020

Boeing-Finland Lieutenant Colonel Mika Kulkas explains in a video the importance of electronic warfare in air defense

Destruction of an assault armored group of militants in the area of ​​n / a Miznaz, Idlib 16/02/2020

U.S. Navy Destroyer Fires Its Weapons

Marines Amphibious Landing • To Beach & Ship

Syria - US Military Vehicle Rams Russian Military Vehicle Off The Road

February 19, 2020

Turkey gives ‘a final warning’ on Idlib

Turkish Sultan to take action in Syria 

ICGS Veera visits Maldives for training with MNDF Maldives National Defence Force

Pakistan conducted flight test of Air Launched Cruise Missile “Ra’ad-II range of 600 Km

AFSOC Airmen Set Up FARP For F-22 Raptors

Syrian Armed Forces OTR-21 Tochka used a couple days ago

A-10 Target Practice • Moody Air Force Base

Seen in comrade run Venezuela

KDC-10 "Omega 10" Aerial Refueling Tanker Landing Tampere-Pirkkala

Israel - The search for Major Daniel Gori's lost helmet

Decision-making and Technology Under the Nuclear Shadow

Boeing's F-15EX: We Have the Air Force's Master Plan for This New Warplane

IAV 2020: CV90 update

Boeing 2707 - too ambitious ?

February 17, 2020

Chinese PLA Navy 052D Kunming

Royal Thai Air Force Debuts Upgraded F-5THs

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has displayed its first two newly upgraded Northrop F-5 fighter aircraft at the Singapore Airshow 2020.

The two aircraft, designated F-5TH, were commissioned into service in November 2019 and are now operated by the RTAF's Squadron 211 from the service's air base in the north-eastern Thai province of Ubon Ratchathani.

In total, 14 F-5s will be upgraded to F-5TH standard under contracts worth nearly USD100 million. The initial two aircraft were upgraded by Israel's Elbit Systems. Work on the additional 12 aircraft will be undertaken in Ubon Ratchathani by the RTAF in collaboration with Elbit Systems and Thai company RV Connex.

The upgrade features an all-glass cockpit and new avionics and communications equipment. Link-T tactical datalinks and Leonardo's Grifo-F electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar are also part of the programme.

USMC Urban Ops with JGSDF in Iron Fist 2020 at Camp Pendleton

Saab JAS 39E Gripen E Walkaround

Marines Call for Fire from AH-1Z Vipers on San Clemente Island, CA

The best of Thales at Singapore Airshow 2020

Lockheed Martin to Upgrade RSAF’s F-16 Fighter

Lockheed Martin Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $67,584,243 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (PZ0010) to contract FA8615-16-C-6048 for upgrading F-16s for the government of Singapore. Work will be performed at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Fort Worth, Texas; and in Singapore.

This contract is expected to be completed by June 30, 2023, and is a Foreign Military Sales acquisition for the government of Singapore. This contract was a sole-source acquisition, and the total cumulative face value of the contract is $1,008,584,243. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Syrian Arab Army captures several Turkish military personal during hostilities in Idlib and Aleppo provinces

Atatürk – the father of modern Turkey

Atatürk's secular legacy is being reversed by Erdogan

Houthi Movement published a video of a Saudi Arabian Air Force fighter-bomber Tornado Shot down in Jauf province

February 15, 2020

Turkish ACV-15 transferred to the Hayat Tahrir Sham jihadists in the area of ​​Kafr Aleppo in Aleppo Province destroyed

February 14, 2020

Raytheon shared unique video of Griffin missile tests

Indian Air Force Chinooks

T-55 SAA, along with the crew, fell off a bridge in the rural areas of Idlib province in the area of ​​Khan al-Sabil

Stunning drone footage has captured new patrol ship HMS Forth in the Falklands

Russian armed forces too, Valentines Day 2020 arrived

Japan launches IGS Optical 7 satellite into space

Delivery of Indian Navy's second aircraft carrier Vikrant delayed due to lack of fighters

India will not be able to take delivery of its aircraft carrier Vikrant due to delays in securing fighters to operate on board the ship.

Cyprus buys Exocet and Mistral missiles

French newspaper La Tribune says Cyprus has placed orders for the Exocet anti-ship and Mistral air defense missiles.

Japanese 13th Brigade conducted intensive butler training at Mutsumi Exercise Area

Germany's role in NATO and the world

All of NATO's responsibility is on the US currently

China Corona virus deaths Feb. 13 for #COVID19

1500 deaths

Tu-22M3 bombers in the Irkutsk region

USS Normandy Seizes Illegal Weapons in Arabian Sea in Iranian boat

Rommel's British Panzers

February 13, 2020

Boeing delivers the 500th CH-47F Chinook helicopter

RQ-7B Shadow: Skydevils Provide Key Support for Ground Forces

Black Widows At Red Flag 20-1

Russia’s stealthy Su-57 is the only fighter in the world that features Directed Infrared Countermeasures system

China COVID19 toll surpasses 60,000.

1365 "official" deaths

US Army Convoy Under Fire By Assad Militia In Syria | Russian Forces Present

3D Printing Is Changing the World - Making Human tissue

February 12, 2020

China Virus 12Feb20 update - COVID19 cases

incubation times out to 14-24 days

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