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We are pleased to announce that Lieutenant General Mike Hostage, Commander, United States Air Force Central Command, will share the long-term role of the United States Air Force in the region in creating anintegrated air defence umbrella at The 2nd Air & Missile D...
How can tanker aircraft be utilised in a way that can directly benefit multi-national aid efforts on the African continent? This paper focuses on two basic elements of the thread for such endeavours: cooperation and synergy. Cooperationrefers to the practice of peopl...
Major Peter Arts, from the Royal Netherlands Air Force’s Attack Helicopter Branch, joins Defence IQ to provide fresh insight into recent developments in close air support capabilities. Major, thank you for joining us. So, let’s start off by looking, of course, at th...
Defence IQ caught up with Major General William Bender, the Commander of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Centre. Here’s the transcript of what he had to say about the airlift domain. Sir, what do you believe are the most significant developments in the airlift doma...
Royal Air Force Continues Libya Operations While the headlines are preoccupied with the closure of military bases, the Royal Air Force has been continuing with its primary role – defending the UK and strengthening international peace and stability. Many pilots are n...
WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2012 – President Barack Obama has nominated Lt. Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger to the rank of general, and as commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced today. The pro...
As demand for air defence grows in the region, Middle Eastern delegations and senior regional officials will gather at the Air Power Middle East Summit to discuss military aerospace operations. The Royal Bahraini Air Force, the Royal Saudi Air Force, the Egypt Counc...
The Italian Air Force has seen relentless use of its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in recent years, undertaking vital operations in Afghanistan, Libya and Iraq for a variety of endeavours and is showing no signs of reducing its emphasis on this cutting-edge equipmen...
Governor Godswill Akpabio has charged Nigerian Air Force to increase surveillance in the oil producing areas to curtail crude oil theft, bunkering and vandalisation of oil pipelines by miscreants. Akpabio, who gave the charge Friday when the Commander of 207 Specia...
The experiences of recent operations in Afghanistan and Iraq have demonstrated the difficulties of conducting land-based operations to both military commanders and the general public alike. The cost in terms of financial resources, human lives and the very reputation...
Typhoons from RAF from II(AC) Squadron based in Lossiemouth in Scotland deployed on 27 April to Ämari Air Base in Estonia to take part for four months in NATO's Air Policing Mission. They have been joined by US Air Force surveillance planes and F16 fighter jets from Por...
UK air force chiefs are looking to implement a series of drastic economy measures, including a 25 percent cut in Royal Air Force (RAF) personnel, to cope with predicted real-term cuts in defence spending over the next 10 years. The RAF is proposing to cut its strength...
Oman Air Commodore to Open Middle East Air Power EventMUSCAT, OMAN – 2nd March 2010 – Defence IQ’s Air Power Middle East 2010 event will be opened by Air Commodore Maktoum bin Salim al-Mazroi of the Royal Oman Air Force.
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