Air International 2014-08
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Main: Military
Turkish Air Force Block 50 F-16C 07-1009 of 141 Filo assigned to the 4th Main Jet Base at Ankara-Akinci.
A Mirage 2000 refuels from a KC-135 during a practice QRA mission.
A Mirage 2000 refuels from a KC-135 during a practice QRA mission.
AdlA fighters and helicopters are maintained at seven-minute readiness during the day and 15 minutes at night.
There have been several flights of non-compliance through China’s East China Sea ADIZ, including one by a JASDF OP-3C Orion.
A French Air Force pilot races to a Rafale fighter on a QRA scramble from BA118 Mont-de-Marsan.
One of the two Rafales held on quick reaction alert at BA118 Mont-de-Marsan.
Tu-154M/Ds patrolled the ADIZ on it being established.
A Xian H-6, similar to this was one of the aircraft intercepted by Japanese Air Self Defense Force fighters near the Senkaku Islands.
A rare close-up of a People’s Liberation Army Air Force H-6.
AdlA fighters and helicopters are maintained at seven-minute readiness during the day and 15 minutes at night.
JASDF YS-11EB electronic intelligence aircraft.
The Fennecs have two snipers aboard, highly-trained to engage a micro-drone, a paramotor or a paraglider.
AdlA fighters and helicopters are maintained at seven-minute readiness during the day and 15 minutes at night.
The Fennec is suitable for intercepting targets travelling at up to 100kts (185km/h), the average cruise speed of a light aircraft.
Turkish Air Force F-4E 2020 Terminator 77-0283 of 111 Filo assigned to the 1 st Main Jet Base at Eskisehir. The aircraft is loaded with an inert AGM-142 Popeye air-to-ground missile.
PLAAF J-11s have been involved in recent skirmishes with JASDF aircraft.
Japanese aircraft intercepted a Chinese BZK-005 Sea Eagle UAV, among other aircraft, in the disputed territory.