Friday Foto

Coming in cold! A Canadian Armed Forces Bell CH-146 Griffon coming in to land during a winter exercise. The Bell CH-146 Griffon is a multi-role utility helicopter of the Huey family, designed by Bell Helicopter Textron as a variant of the Bell 412EP for the Canadian Armed Forces. The CH-146 is used in a wide variety […]

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The lights were all strung in the yard with such care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there… —— (An AH-64 Apache helicopter from the US 1-101st Combat Aviation Brigade, conducts night live fire. Photo credit: British Legion Troop, Capt. Samuel Davies / US European Command) […]

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A drone drops a bag of supplies to a waiting Royal Marine during a recent exercise in Cyprus. The UK’s Littoral Response Group used the waters, shores and exercise areas of Cyprus to see how drones, autonomous systems, new vehicles and cutting-edge communications can transform the way the Royal Marines go into action in the […]

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C-130 Hercules Celebrates Its 66th Birthday

On August 23, 1954 the YC-130 Hercules made its maiden flight in California from the Lockheed Martin plant in Burbank to Edwards Air Force Base. The C-130 is still in production today, making it the longest running military aircraft production line in history.   The need for the C-130 came from Air Force’s Tactical Air […]

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OV-10 Bronco reinvented?

Like a lot of old Ground-Pounders I’m very fond of the A-10 Thunderbolt and the OV-10 Bronco close air support / ground attack aircraft – they truly were the infantryman’s friend. And both still soldier on despite the repeated attempts by the air superiority fighter jocks to kill them off. There also happens to be […]

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