On 16 December 1944, Hitler launched the last major German offensive on the Western Front, Operation Watch on the Rhine, more commonly known as The Battle of the Bulge. Leading the assault was the elite 6th Panzer Army with orders to pierce through the American lines and capture the bridges on the Meuse river. As […]
PHOTO FEATURE | 24 IMAGES The legendary F-4E Phantom II is one of the most iconic combat aircraft in the world. It is a tried and tested airframe having fought in the Vietnam War and Arab-Israeli conflicts. The Hellenic Air Force received the F-4E Phantom II in 1974 and had since served more than 40 […]
PHOTO FEATURE | 43 IMAGES Tactical Weapon Meet 2017 was a massive air combat exercise held between 5 to 16 June 2017 at the Florennes Air Base in Belgium. Participants of the event include many F-16A/B MLUs from the Belgium Air Force, 3 Eurofigher Typhoons each from both Italian and Spanish Air Forces, 3 MIG-29 […]
PHOTO FEATURE | 54 IMAGES NATO Tiger Meets are annual two week air exercise organized by the NATO Tiger Association and hosted in different air bases in Europe. This gathering offers an excellent opportunity for the members of the association to meet up and participate in various training exercises and social activities. On top of […]
Singapore celebrates its 52nd birthday today with a spectacular National Day Parade at The Float@Marina Bay. The show this year include a dynamic defence display segment where the armed forces showed their hardware and capabilities, the usual parade and ceremony segment, some stage performance acts and the favourite grand finale fireworks show which draws a crowd of 150000 to the Marina Bay Waterfront.
The 2017 Paris Air Show marks the The F-35 Lightning II’s debut aerial demonstration. Critics have been saying that the F-35 is not maneuverable and not competitive in the Within Visual Range (WVR) arena. Lockheed Martin and USAF developed the show routine to silence these with a ‘BEAST’ of a performance. The demonstration was flown […]
PHOTO FEATURE | 40 IMAGES The Paris Air Show 2017 was held on 19 – 25 Jun 2017 at Le Bourget, France. As the biggest show in the world, it boasted 2381 exhibitors from 48 countries and hosted 322000 visitors in total despite the heat wave in Paris during the show period. 140 aircraft including […]
The Republic of Singapore Air Force conducted their first rehearsal today with quite a few assets making full use of the open space in the Marina Bay Area. Having had no aerial displays for NDP2016 at the National Stadium last year, this is definitely a welcome change.