30 Mar '18, 4pm

What are Russian MiGs & SUs doing at #US bases in Nevada, Alaska and Virginia?

What are Russian MiGs & SUs doing at #US bases in Nevada, Alaska and Virginia?

The drills, which took place across the 12,000+ square km training area at the Nellis Air Force Base between late January and mid-February, included simulations of enemy jamming, air-to-air combat , offensive counter air missions, air defense suppression, close air support, and more. USAF Col. Michael Mathes called Red Flag 18-1 the largest-ever drills of their kind. Simulating the first 10 days of a major large deployment and engagement with the prospective enemy, drills involved planes from the US, the UK and Australia. The so-called Red Forces' 'aggressors' consisted mostly of US F-16s painted in aircraft camo patterns eerily similar to those of the Russian Aerospace Forces. Origin Story Investigating the history of US air combat training involving 'aggressor' fighters, Rossiya Segodnya military journalist Vadim Saranov recalled that the training missions were first org...

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The Road You Take

blog.usni.org 01 Apr '18, 5pm

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Russian news service to go off the air in the Washington area

Russian news service to go off the air in the W...

stripes.com 31 Mar '18, 5pm

Russia's English-language broadcasting network RT, described by U.S. intelligence agencies as part of Moscow's "state-run ...

Military Bases in the Continental United States

Military Bases in the Continental United States

globalsecurity.org 03 Apr '18, 7pm

295. Norfolk Naval Air Station, USN 296. Norfolk Naval Aviation Depot, USN 297. Norfolk Naval Shipyard, USN 298. Norfolk N...

Russian military conducts anti-submarine maneuv...

stripes.com 30 Mar '18, 10am

MOSCOW — The Russian military says it has conducted an exercise that involved anti-submarine aircraft flying missions over...

The Russian risk takers at home in safe Singapore

The Russian risk takers at home in safe Singapore

scmp.com 31 Mar '18, 12am

At the entrance to the headquarters of global data protection firm Acronis, located in downtown Singapore, there is a life...

F-16 Crashes at Nevada Training Range

F-16 Crashes at Nevada Training Range

military.com 04 Apr '18, 8pm

An Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to Nellis Air Force Base , Nevada, crashed on Wednesday. The condition of the p...

Looking forward to increased #efficiency from #Virginia utilities

Looking forward to increased #efficiency from #...

usgbc.org 03 Apr '18, 11pm

Energy efficiency scored a big win last month in Virginia. The Grid Transformation and Security Act , signed by Gov. Ralph...

#g8m

usni.org 07 Apr '18, 3pm

Contrary to commitments made in the 1991–1992 joint U.S.-Soviet/Russian Presidential Nuclear Initiatives (PNIs), Russian w...

BREAKING | F-16 crashes in Nevada; 3rd military aircraft crash in two days

BREAKING | F-16 crashes in Nevada; 3rd military...

stripes.com 04 Apr '18, 8pm

WASHINGTON — An Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed Wednesday morning during a routine training mission over a large Nevada...

DRDO readying hi-tech security for military bases

DRDO readying hi-tech security for military bases

defencenews.in 02 Apr '18, 3am

Faced with problem of terrorists targeting military bases, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is now...

Plane carrying Russian diplomats expelled from ...

channelnewsasia.com 01 Apr '18, 9am

MOSCOW: The first plane carrying Russian diplomats expelled from the United States over the poisoning of a former spy arri...

R&D on #Russian third-generation #Ratnik #future #soldier gear has been completed

R&D on #Russian third-generation #Ratnik #futur...

armyrecognition.com 31 Mar '18, 6am

Russia’s Ratnik-3 ‘soldier of the future’ combat outfit will get a new high-precision sniper round, Chief Executive of the...

.@SEIA: It's time for Nevada, the U.S.' fourth-largest #solar state, to boost its renewable portfolio standard.

[email protected]: It's time for Nevada, the U.S.' fourth-...

solarindustrymag.com 05 Apr '18, 1pm

On the heels of NV Energy’s announcement that it exceeded Nevada’s 20% renewable portfolio standard (RPS) for the eighth y...