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U.S. Army Apache helicopter makes emergency landing in Romania

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A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a field near Pecineaga commune in Constanța, Romania on Tuesday. According to local media, the Apache was forced to make an emergency landing during one of the phases of the annual large-scale U.S. Army-led, multinational, joint exercise. “The helicopters safely landed […]

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Tractor trailer carrying Merkava tank catches fire in Israel

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A tractor trailer carrying Merkava Mk4 main battle tank caught fire in Israel, near the Gaza border. The short video was posted to Twitter by ZOKA and appears to show a moment when a truck tractor with a semi-trailer carrying an Israeli tank caught fire in an area near the border with Gaza. Another Twitter user […]

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Two U.S. Navy training aircraft collide in mid-air in Texas

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The Chief of Naval Air Training has confirmed that two T-45 Goshawk training aircraft from Training Squadron 22 collided in mid-air in Ricardo, Texas, at approximately 11:00 CST Monday.  “One aircraft was able to safely land at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas, and the other aircraft’s instructor and student pilot safely ejected about nine miles […]

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U.S. Air Force confirms Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile test failure

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The U.S. Air Force said Wednesday that a recent test of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile failed. According to a press release issued May 5 by Air Force Global Strike Command an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile test launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, experienced a ground abort prior to launch. “The […]

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Russian Navy weapon test ended in failure after cruise missile failed

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A Russian Navy upgraded frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov tried and failed to launch a test Kalibr-NK cruise missile during trials. The Marshal Shaposhnikov, Russia’s upgraded project 1155M frigate, tried to launch a test version of the Kalibr cruise missile, but almost immediately after launch, the missile went into uncontrolled flight and crashed close to the ship […]

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U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft caught fire on runway

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A U.S. Air Force C-17A Globemaster III transport aircraft caught fire on the runway at the Joint Base Charleston Friday afternoon. In a release late Friday, Joint Base Charleston (JBC) said that there were no injuries following an incident involving an aircraft. JBC officials did not specify what exactly happened on the plane, but said […]

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Russian fighters make unsafe intercept of French Air Force aircraft over Black Sea

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Two Russian Su-27 fighter jets on Wednesday conducted an “unsafe” intercept of a group of French Air Force aircraft operating over the Black Sea. Two French Air Force Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft and a KC-135FR aerial refueling tanker flying over international waters in the Black Sea when it was intercepted by two Russian Sukhoi Su-27 […]

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Russian heavy maritime patrol plane makes emergency landing

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Russian Navy pilots reported the problem while flying a heavy Tu-142 heavy, long-range maritime patrol plane. During a routine flight, a Tu-142 (NATO reporting name: Bear F/J) of the Northern Fleet suffered an engine issue that prompted the pilots to make an emergency landing, according to a local media report published Sunday. The decision to […]

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U.S. Army MQ-1C drone conducted emergency landing in Niger

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The U.S. Army MQ-1C unmanned aircraft, also known as Gray Eagle, conducted an emergency landing in Niger (West Africa). In a release late Sanday, U.S. Africa Command said the remotely piloted aircraft conducted an emergency landing in the vicinity of Agadez, Niger, Jan. 23. “The aircraft experienced a mechanical malfunction while conducting a routine mission […]

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Several Bundeswehr vehicles damaged in arson attack in Leipzig

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Several Bundeswehr tactical vehicles have been damaged in the Leipzig district of Heiterblick on New Year’s Eve, said police spokesman Olaf Hoppe on Friday morning. The police assume arson based on initial findings. According to police, an arson attack leaves seven of ten vehicles ‘extensively damaged’. The Wolf  G-class vehicles were parked on the site […]

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