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by Belgaviation
16 Jan 2021, 16:45
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Nuclear F-102s at Soesterberg (De Volkskrant)
Replies: 2
Views: 840

Nuclear F-102s at Soesterberg (De Volkskrant)

Nederland was tijdens de Koude Oorlog akkoord met de opslag van Amerikaanse kernwapens in Soesterberg, meldt de Volkskrant. Die wapens waren, anders dan bijvoorbeeld de nucleaire wapens op vliegbasis Volkel, enkel voor Amerikaans gebruik. Dat blijkt uit niet-eerder geopenbaarde geheime documenten ui...
by Belgaviation
05 Oct 2020, 22:49
Forum: Scramble Intelligence Service
Topic: BRU 09/10: first A400M CT-01
Replies: 0
Views: 1183

BRU 09/10: first A400M CT-01

The arrival of the first A400M for the 15th Wing (the Luxembourg's plane) is expected on Friday around 10.45 local time.
by Belgaviation
29 Aug 2020, 19:03
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Belgium to retire B-Hunter UAV's
Replies: 2
Views: 1178

Re: Belgium to retire B-Hunter UAV's

At Florennes AB of course
by Belgaviation
29 Aug 2020, 13:03
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Belgium to retire B-Hunter UAV's
Replies: 2
Views: 1178

Re: Belgium to retire B-Hunter UAV's

The last flight took place on August the 28th under strict corona rules. The plane involved was the B-Hunter s/n 274
by Belgaviation
13 Aug 2020, 18:06
Forum: Spotting Germany
Topic: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020
Replies: 289
Views: 82891

Re: IDF-AF to excersise in Germany #bluewings2020

Fighter jets belonging to the Israeli Air Force are bound for Germany in the coming week to take part in a symbolic memorial event and joint military exercises, the German air force said on Thursday. "To commemorate the 1972 Olympics attack, a German-Israeli formation will fly over the Fuerstenfeldb...
by Belgaviation
30 Jul 2020, 14:31
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Nine Belgian sold
Replies: 7
Views: 2536

Nine Belgian sold

The nine Belgian C-130s sold by the ministry of Defence have been bought by Sabena Aerospace and Blue Aerospace. One will go to the Army Museum
by Belgaviation
24 Jul 2020, 10:06
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: At least eight Lot 14 Turkish F-35A to go the the USAF
Replies: 3
Views: 1476

At least eight Lot 14 Turkish F-35A to go the the USAF

At least eight Lot 14 Turkish F-35A to go the the USAF US Air Force to Receive Turkish F-35s Under Latest $862M Contract Award (Source: US Department of Defense; issued July 20, 2020) Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded an $861,731,778 modification (...
by Belgaviation
18 Jul 2020, 17:20
Forum: Brussels-Zaventem/Melsbroek
Topic: EU meeting: aircrafts at BRU
Replies: 14
Views: 3679

Re: EU meeting: aircrafts at BRU

The summit is still continuing this Saturday afternoon and could last until Sunday. Time will tell.
by Belgaviation
23 Jun 2020, 21:14
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Netherlands-led NATO future Airbus A330 tanker fleet
Replies: 109
Views: 43933

Re: Netherlands-led NATO future Airbus A330 tanker fleet

Is the delivery of the first plane planned on 30th June?
by Belgaviation
21 Apr 2020, 15:50
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Super Hornets GAF ?
Replies: 17
Views: 6429

Re: Super Hornets GAF ?

Indeed a political debate in sight

German Gov't Split Over Move to Replace Tornado Jets with US Nuclear-Capable F-18s
(Source: Sputnik News; posted April 21, 2020)
by Belgaviation
01 Apr 2020, 17:28
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: First payment to LM for the Belgian F-35s
Replies: 0
Views: 649

First payment to LM for the Belgian F-35s

Pentagon Contract Announcement (Source: US Department of Defense; issued March 31, 2020) Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $22,902,038 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract that integrates the government of Belgium into the F-35 Lightning II combat aircraft enterprise. Work wil...
by Belgaviation
25 Mar 2020, 11:53
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Not exclusively military, but NATO-related
Replies: 2
Views: 1055

Not exclusively military, but NATO-related

Allied airlift brings urgent medical supplies to the Czech Republic A cargo plane carrying several tons of medical supplies from China, including vital respirators and millions of facemasks, landed at Pardubice airport on Tuesday night (24-25 March 2020) to help combat the coronavirus. The AN-124 pl...
by Belgaviation
27 Jan 2020, 16:33
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: F-35 Lightning II developments
Replies: 1990
Views: 627796

Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

The future L-001, indeed Denmark's First F-35 on the Production Line in Fort Worth The aircraft is expected to be completed by the end of 2020 and will arrive at Luke Air Force Base in 2021, where it will be included in the training of Danish pilots. The front fuselage (aircraft hull) for Denmark's ...
by Belgaviation
23 Jan 2020, 11:43
Forum: Leeuwarden
Topic: Frisian Flag in 2020
Replies: 106
Views: 64008

Re: Frisian Flag in 2020

Sorry, partially n French The Task Force 473 built around the French carrier Charles de Gaulle is going to take part to Frisian Flag after a one month deployment in the Mediterranean Sea. She left the port of Toulon on Tuesday. Deuxième étape : l’Atlantique, avec un exercice impliquant plusieurs nav...
by Belgaviation
30 Dec 2019, 14:22
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Deliveries of 5th-generation Su-57 fighter to begin in 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 678

Deliveries of 5th-generation Su-57 fighter to begin in 2020

The first large-scale deliveries of the fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jet to Russia's Aerospace Force will begin already next year, CEO of the state hi-tech corporation Rostec said in a material published by RBC media group on Thursday 26 December. "Large-scale work awaits us in 2020 to stabilize t...