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#fighter jets

# fighter-jets - Monday 6 June, 2022

Air Corps could buy second-hand fighters from other European air forces, jet manufacturer says
# Fighter Planes
# Fighter Planes

Air Corps could buy second-hand fighters from other European air forces, jet manufacturer says

Jun 6th 2022, 6:30 AM 66,507 Views 126 Comments

The government is set to announce its implementation plan for the Irish Defence Forces in the coming weeks.

# fighter-jets - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Why did the US reject Poland's offer of Soviet-era fighter jets?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why did the US reject Poland's offer of Soviet-era fighter jets?

Mar 9th 2022, 5:40 PM 28,093 Views 24 Comments

Security analyst Dr Tom Clonan said the West giving Ukraine fighter jets is much more “provocative” than anti-tank missiles.

# fighter-jets - Sunday 10 January, 2016

US reacts to North Korea's nuclear test with bomber plane flyover
# Show Of Force
# Show Of Force

US reacts to North Korea's nuclear test with bomber plane flyover

Jan 10th 2016, 10:41 AM 27,012 Views 82 Comments

The mission was conducted “in response to recent provocative action by North Korea”, US Forces Korea said in a statement.

# fighter-jets - Monday 19 October, 2015

# fighter-jets - Saturday 30 August, 2014

The 10 best panicked tweets about Dublin's F-16 flypast
# 'murica
From The Daily Edge
# 'murica

The 10 best panicked tweets about Dublin's F-16 flypast

Aug 30th 2014, 3:33 PM 9,265 Views 5 Comments

“I’m going to die in the middle of a pedicure.”

# fighter-jets - Monday 11 August, 2014

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis...

Aug 11th 2014, 3:30 PM 20,640 Views 68 Comments

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

# fighter-jets - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Here's what a fighter jet flying through canyons looks like from the backseat
# Fighter Jets
# Fighter Jets

Here's what a fighter jet flying through canyons looks like from the backseat

Jul 5th 2014, 10:00 AM 15,302 Views 26 Comments

And sounds. My word, the sounds.

# fighter-jets - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them

Jun 29th 2014, 9:12 AM 9,709 Views 60 Comments

The only pilots with experience of the jets are those from Saddam Hussein’s air force.

# fighter-jets - Sunday 13 April, 2014

How much do fruit flies and fighter jets have in common? A lot, actually
# Fly Boys
# Fly Boys

How much do fruit flies and fighter jets have in common? A lot, actually

Apr 13th 2014, 5:30 PM 8,644 Views 8 Comments

And there’s a video to prove it.

# fighter-jets - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Japanese and South Korean planes fly through disputed Chinese air defence zone
# Diaoyus/Senkakus
# Diaoyus/Senkakus

Japanese and South Korean planes fly through disputed Chinese air defence zone

Nov 28th 2013, 10:47 AM 7,537 Views 78 Comments

It brings to three the number of nations who have entered the airspace since Tuesday.

# fighter-jets - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO
# Civil War
# Civil War

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO

Aug 5th 2012, 6:03 PM 2,201 Views 11 Comments

The fighter jets have repeatedly hit areas held by the rebels in two districts of the city today.

# fighter-jets - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Turkey scrambles fighter jets to Syrian border
# Syria
# Syria

Turkey scrambles fighter jets to Syrian border

Jul 1st 2012, 3:19 PM 4,801 Views 37 Comments

Officials say military movement is in response to the activity of Syrian helicopters.

# fighter-jets - Monday 17 October, 2011

Kenyan military is moved into Somalia
# Somalia
# Somalia

Kenyan military is moved into Somalia

Oct 17th 2011, 9:24 AM 520 Views 3 Comments

The move comes after a spate of abductions in Kenya that are suspected to involve Somalia’s al-Shabab militants.