ALERT US Navy deploys P-8A Poseidon to support ongoing search for the submarine San Juan in the Southern Atlantic

U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) directed the U.S. Navy to deploy a P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime aircraft to Bahia Blanca, Argentina, Nov. 18 to support the South American nation’s ongoing search for the submarine A.R.A. San Juan in the waters of the Southern Atlantic. The aircraft and its 21-person crew will depart El Salvador’s Comalapa Air…

ALERT Two Russian Tu-95MS were intercepted by F/A-18 approaching aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in the Sea of Japan

Two nuclear-capable Tupolev Tu-95MS strategic bombers of the Russian Aerospace Force were intercepted by U.S. F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets as they were approaching the U.S. Navy nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in the Sea of Japan, according to two U.S. defense officials. The interaction — which occurred as the Russian bombers flew about…

BREAKING Japanese military helicopter UH-60J carrying four crew members has crashed in central Japan

A Japanese defense helicopter carrying four crew members lost contact during flight training in central Japan on Tuesday evening and is feared to have crashed. The UH-60J disappeared from radar while flying over the Pacific Ocean about 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Hamamatsu, a coastal city in central Japan, defense officials said. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera…

BREAKING Spanish Eurofighter crashed at Albacete air base following military parade

State broadcaster TVE reported the military aircraft was a Eurofighter returning from the October 12 Spain Day flypast and parade in Madrid. UPDATE Spokesman of Spain’s Ministry of Defense said the pilot died. UPDATE ​The accident occurred at 12:09 local time. The firefighters, national police and health personnel are working on the scene. Primeras imágenes del accidente del avión…