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Tue
03
Oct

La navigabilité militaire française reconnue par l'autorité de la sécurité aéronautique allemande

Source : Armée de l'Air ─ Paris, le 3 octobre 2017.

Jeudi 21 septembre 2017, la LufABw (autorité de la sécurité aéronautique allemande), la direction de la direction de la sécurité aéronautique d'État (DSAÉ) et la DGA se sont réunis à Cologne afin de signer conjointement un certificat de reconnaissance de la navigabilité militaire française. 

Mon
02
Oct

Face of Defense: Total Force Air Commando Continues Breaking Barriers

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By Air Force Staff Sgt. Melanie Holochwost, Air Force Special Operations Command — (DoD News) — Hurlburt Fieldd, Florida — Oct. 2, 2017.

Military life is typically unplanned and unpredictable. Some may view that as a negative, but having an open mind and welcoming opportunities can take you on an unbelievable adventure.

Fri
29
Sep

CHAMMAL : Deux Rafale et un ATL2 frappent ensemble un centre de commandement de Daech

Source : DICoD ─ Paris, le 29 septembre 2017.

Deux Rafale et un ATL2 ont frappé  dans la région d’Hawijah un centre de commandement de Daech en Irak. Depuis trois ans, ces aéronefs contribuent à la mission d’appui aérien apportée par la Coalition au profit des troupes irakiennes au sol tout en menant des missions de RENS ou de frappes planifiées.

Fri
29
Sep

Disparition d’un des derniers SAS

Source : Armée de l'Air ─ Paris, le 29 septembre 2017.

Le sergent-chef Djamil Jacir, un des derniers parachutistes SAS (Special Air Service) de la France libre, est décédé lundi 18 septembre 2017 à l’âge de 98 ans. Ses obsèques se sont déroulées en la Cathédrale Saint Louis des Invalides. Djamil Jacir a ensuite été inhumé au carré militaire du cimetière de Vaugirard.

Wed
20
Sep

The Source of Most of our Strength, Is the Jointness

Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, at the Air Force Association 2017 Air, Space and Cyber Conference — (DoD News) — National Harbor, Maryland, Sept. 20, 2017.

Probably, the source of most of our strength, is the jointness, the ability to put together different capabilities, and come up with a synergy.

Mon
18
Sep

U.S., Japanese, South Korean Aircraft Conduct Show of Force Flights

By Air Force Capt. Cassandra Geseckin, U.S. Pacific Command — (DoD News) — Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii — September 18, 2017.

 U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft joined Japanese and South Korean military aircraft in a sequenced show of force over the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea's launch of an IRBM over Japan.

Mon
18
Sep

Air Force Secretary Outlines Forward-Looking Changes, Priorities

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By Cheryl Pellerin — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. — September 18, 2017.

At the Annual Air and Space Conference, Air Force Secretary Heather A. Wilson details changes designed to drive the Air Force forward and priorities that include restoring readiness and cost-effectively modernizing.

Fri
15
Sep

DoD: Full Range of Capabilities Available Against North Korean Threat

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By Cheryl Pellerin — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. — September 15, 2017.

The U.S. Pacific Command detected and tracked what it assessed as a single North Korean ballistic missile launch yesterday at 5:57 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Rob Manning said here today.

 

Thu
31
Aug

U.S., Allies Conduct Aerial Show of Force in Response to North Korean Missile Launch

Pacific Air Forces — (DoD News) — Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii — August 31, 2017.

The U.S.’ newest and most advanced fighter, the Marine Corps’ F-35B Lightning II, joined U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers for the first time in a sequenced bilateral mission with Japan and South Korean air forces in Northeast Asia yesterday.

Wed
23
Aug

OIR Deputy: Tal Afar Offensive Could Mean End of ISIS in Northern Iraq

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By Cheryl Pellerin — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. — August 23, 2017.

Iraqi security forces launched their latest offensive against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the northwestern city of Tal Afar.

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