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German air force in catastrophic disrepair – report
The German Air Force is in a slump with terrible funding shortages and a lack of parts, as a pessimistic report by Der Spiegel blasts it ahead of a major NATO deployment in Eastern Europe. Defense officials, however, blasted the assessment as inaccurate.

27.08.2014 11:55

F-15 military jet crashes in Virginia
An F-15 military jet crashed in western Virginia early Wednesday, according to local media reports.

27.08.2014 14:42

Death & lies: The only truth of flight MH17
The day Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 fell to Earth in pieces, everyone in our world was told Russia and Vladimir Putin murdered the 298 people aboard.

27.08.2014 12:56

'My passenger is trying to take over!’ Pilot fights off attack by 82yo Christian missionary to safely land plane
A 23-year-old Australian pilot of a small aircraft repelled an attempt to switch off the engines from an 82-year-old passenger – himself a professional pilot – during a regional flight, before safely landing the aircraft in a field.

26.08.2014 13:19

​Egypt and UAE have been conducting secret air strikes on Libya – report
Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have been joining forces in secret to carry out air strikes on Libya, anonymous high-ranking US officials told the media. The two countries have reportedly coordinated and launched the attacks twice in the last week.

25.08.2014 17:18

War planes bombard Libyan capital as Islamists seize control of Tripoli and airport (PHOTOS)
War planes have bombarded Tripoli, while the city’s main airport was severely damaged by fire. This came a day after it was captured by rebel fighters, the Fajr Libya (Dawn of Libya) coalition, who also says it has control of the Libyan capital.

25.08.2014 02:21

China hosts largest ever military drill with Russia, other SCO nations
China’s Inner Mongolia is hosting the biggest military drill ever held by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The training of 7,000 servicemen from five SCO member states is set to test troops’ effectiveness in fighting terrorism.

24.08.2014 05:20

Two quakes shake Icelandic volcano's area, govt restricts airspace
Two small earthquakes shook ground around Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano Sunday. Earlier, the country's government closed the airspace around the area triggering fears of air chaos.

24.08.2014 02:43

Libyan Islamist militias claim Tripoli airport
Jihadist fighters from the Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) coalition said Saturday they have “seized Tripoli airport” after several weeks of clashes with nationalist militia men.

23.08.2014 19:58

Researchers: Tests show TSA 'naked' body scanners can be easily fooled
Weapons are easily smuggled through so-called naked body scanners, according to new research released Thursday. The devices are no longer used at airports in the United States but remain in other government facilities worldwide.

22.08.2014 14:26

US reportedly easing rules for no-fly list
The Obama administration will change the process by which travelers can seek to be removed from the federal no-fly list of terror suspects restricted from air travel, according to a new report.

20.08.2014 16:12

ISIS beheading: Militants ‘represent a direct threat’ to UK security says Foreign Sec.
Islamic State militants, who released a video allegedly showing the beheading of a US journalist, ‘represent a direct threat’ to UK security said Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. David Cameron has cut short his holiday to respond to the incident.

20.08.2014 09:06

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