Air International 2013-10
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Airmen pre-flight an MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle.
An MH-60S Sea Hawk lands aboard.
A Royal Australian Air Force loadmaster watches another C-17A during a four-ship tactical airdrop 'interfly' mission flown with US Air Force C-17s.
TS13 included the first tactical 'interfly' mission flown by C-17s from two nations.
An Aviation Electronics Technician Airman works on an E-2C Hawkeye.
Aviation Boatswain's Mates prepare an E-2C Hawkeye for launch.
Marines disembark an MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 'Dragons' at Camp Rocky.
An EA-6B Prowler launches from the flight deck.
An Aviation Structural Mechanic prepares to install a seat in an EA-6B Prowler.
An MQ-9B Reaper assigned to the 42nd Attack Squadron based at Creech AFB, Nevada, loaded with four inert 500lb GBU-12 laser-guided bombs.
An MQ-9 Reaper taxies after landing at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.
An airman inspects the weapons loadout on an MQ-9 Reaper prior to a mission in Afghanistan.
A sensor operator watches one of many screens in the ground control station.
A pilot (rear of the shot) flies an MQ-9 Reaper while the sensor operator controls a full motion video camera in a ground control station at Kandahar AB, Afghanistan.
Overhead view of an MQ-9 Reaper pilot's workstation in a ground control station.
Two pods, both developed by Moscow-based NPK SPP, were installed under the fuselage of MiG-35 '741'. First (in the foreground) is a fairing containing two sensors; one forward- and one rearward-looking. Both sensors are part of the I-222 ultraviolet missile warning suite; four more sensors are mounted on the fuselage. Second is a new air-to-surface targeting pod (seen in the background), also developed by the NPK SPP.
An MSP-418K Kedr (cedar) active electronic jamming pod under the wing of MiG-35 '741
The latetst version of the Phazotron Zhuk-A active electronically scanned array radar featuring LTCC transmit-receive modules. The first flight tests are scheduled on a MiG-29 in 2014.
Northrop Grumman has invested its own funds to develop conformal fuel tanks which fit on the Super Hornet's leading edge extensions and provide an extra 3,500lb of internal fuel.
Troubleshooters assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 154 signal that an F/A-18F Super Hornet is cleared to launch.
The large flat touch-screen display seen in Boeing's Advanced Super Hornet cockpit demonstrator.
T-50s 051, 052 and 054 ready for take-off at Zhukovsky. MAKS 2013 was the first time that three T-50 aircraft had flown together in a public display.
T-50 pilots Sergey Bogdan, Roman Kondratyev and Sergey Cherneyshev performed a graceful three-ship display at MAKS 2013.
Sergey Bogdan pulls T-50 052 into inverted flight during his flight demonstration routine at Zhukovsky.
Sergey Bogdan performs the Cobra manoeuvre in T-50 052 at MAKS 2013.
Two versions of the PAK FA's ultraviolet missile approach warning sensor were displayed at MAKS 2013: the single-window 101KS-U/01 (left) and on its public debut the twin-window 101KS-U/02 (right).
On display at this year's show was the N036 radar's side-mounted X-band electronically scanned array antenna.
The 250kg KAB-250 precision guided-bomb has been specifically designed for the T-50 PAK FA.
The initial model of the T-50 designed by Russia's Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute.
Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 (HMH-463) 'Pegasus' participated in Talisman Saber 2013 with four CH-53Es embarked on the USS Bonhomme Richard. The squadron is shore-based at MCB Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.
Sailors prepare a Super Hornet for launch (left) and refuel another (right)
Sailors perform tail wing maintenance on an F/A-18E Super Hornet.
An F/A-18C Hornet prepares to launch.
Trapped. An F/A-18C catches the third wire.
Sailors work on an M61 cannon (left) and load ammunition into an F/A-18C Hornet (right).
Members of the flight deck crew marshal an F/A-18C Hornet to the catapult.
Aviation Ordnancemen transport bombs across the flight deck (left) and offload a missile from an F/A-18C Hornet (right).
An Aviation Structural Mechanic fabricates a repair part for an MH-60S Sea Hawk.
New Il-76MD-90A