Juniper Cobra 18: Patriot Missile Training

04/05/2018
Air Defenders from Crew Two, Delta Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery, 10th Army Air & Missile Defense Command Spc. Julian Avina, launcher operator, Sgt. Joseph Rivera, section chief, Spc. Troy Devin, forklift operator, Sgt. Carl Miller, squad leader and Spc. Devin Hyman, a Patriot crew member, conducted a…

First Norwegian F-35 Training Sortie

12/18/2015
12/18/2015: LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. (AFNS) -- The first two Norwegian F-35s arrived here Nov. 10. Shortly after, a Norwegian pilot flew the F-35 Lightning II for the first time, in conjunction with the Royal Norwegian Air Force's birthday. The F-35 program took its first step forward, integrating partner nations…

Planes Operated by the EAG Air Forces

11/26/2014
11/26/2014: As a multinational organization thinking through the evolution of airpower, a key challenge and opportunity is to shape interoperability and convergent concepts of operations among a fleet of different types of aircraft. In this slideshow, some of these aircraft are highlighted. [maxgallery id="72528"] In the first photo, Royal Netherlands…

Black Sea Rotational Force Works with Romanian, Armenian and Bulgarian Forces

05/06/2014
05/06/2014: Marines assigned to Black Sea Rotational Force 14.2 from Weapon's Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment familiarize Romanian, Armenian and Bulgarian Militaries with BSRF-14's crew served and personal weapon systems, 29 April 2014 aboard Babadag, Training Area, Romania. BSRF has deployed to a number of states for exercises and…

War in Gaza: The 40-Year Anniversary of the Lebanese War in Practice

11/30/2012
2012-11-30 by Robbin Laird The 1982 Lebanese War was a significant event on many levels. But one of those levels was the testing of military equipment and operational approaches.  The Israelis used new unmanned aerial vehicles, new weapons against tanks, and new approaches to air-ground operations to defeat its enemies in…

The Middle East and North Korea: CTBT Hard Cases

10/19/2012
2012-10-19 by Richard Weitz The current nuclear crises involving Iran and North Korea make it unlikely that either of these two countries, or Egypt and Israel, will soon join the CTBT. Current U.S. priorities are rightly on preventing further North Korean nuclear tests as well as keeping Iran from developing…

Israel’s Deployment of Nuclear Missiles on Subs from Germany

06/12/2012
6/12/12: The pride of the Israeli navy is rocking gently in the swells of the Mediterranean, with the silhouette of the Carmel mountain range reflected on the water's surface. To reach the Tekumah, you have to walk across a wooden jetty at the pier in the port of Haifa, and then…