ALERT Danish and Italian fighter jets scrambled 4 times last week to Russian warplanes

NATO air-policing jets guarding the Baltic skies were last week scrambled four times from Lithuania to intercept Russian warplanes flying in the international airspace above the Baltic Sea. According to the Lithuanian Defense Ministry, all four Russian aircraft were transport airplanes flying with pre-filed flight plans, maintained contact with flight controllers but had their onboard transponders off. They were…

VIDEO USAF B1B takes off to Syria on Friday, the first combat employment of JASSM-ER weapon

A​ ​@28thBombWing #B1B Lancer takes off on a strike mission April 13, in support of the multinational response to ​#​Syria’s recent use of chemical weapons. Two B-1Bs employed 19 JASSM-ER, the first combat employment of the weapon.​ #AirPower pic.twitter.com/XVzZEodHN3 — U.S. Dept of Defense (@DeptofDefense) April 15, 2018 A​ ​28th Bomb Wing #B1B Lancer takes…

BREAKING Greek fighter jet crashed in Greece on its way to airbase after Turkish F-16 interception

A Mirage 2000 crashed approximately 9 miles northeast of Skyros island. The aircraft was returning to its base after a dog fight with Turkish fighter jets that violated Greece´s airspace according to Greek media. UPDATE Greek fighter pilot killed in crash after Turkish intercept mission: officials. UPDATE Greek Ministry of Defence says there was no dogfight. By the…

ALERT Syria forces are moving warplanes to air bases where Russian troops are stationed over fears of strike

Russian and Syrian forces are reportedly bracing for an imminent strike in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack on civilians in the suburbs of Damascus. Pro-government forces are said to be evacuating from major airports and military air bases, according to the Times of Israel, citing reports from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.…

ALERT Theresa May ready to allow UK participation in airskrikes in Syria

UK Prime Minister Theresa May “looks ready” to join military actions in Syria without the approval by country’s parliament, mulled by the US and the coalition forces, BBC reported, citing sources familiar with the situation. According to sources, May considers it necessary to act urgently. In addition, she does not want to delay the decision of US President Donald…

French police releases footage of helicopter targeted by a rocket over Notre-Dame-des-Landes

French authorities opened an investigation on Tuesday following a rocket fired against a police helicopter flying over Notre-Dame-des-Landes. New clashes erupted on Tuesday morning between the police and the illegal occupants of Notre-Dame-des-Landes. Notre-Dame-des-Landes is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. The commune was the planned site of the new Aéroport du…