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Afghanistan Receives 5 New Attack Helicopters
July 19, 2016
Afghanistan Receives 5 New Attack Helicopters
The recent delivery increases the Afghan Air Force’s fleet of light attack helicopters from 18 to 23.
Afghanistan Receives 5 New Attack Helicopters
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
June 21, 2016
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
Five new MD-530 Cayuse Warrior helicopters arrived in Kabul last week.
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
Deterring Russia and North Korea: US Test-Fires Ballistic Missile
February 27, 2016
Deterring Russia and North Korea: US Test-Fires Ballistic Missile
Washington test-fired its second nuclear missile in a week amid rising tensions with Beijing and Pyongyang.
Deterring Russia and North Korea: US Test-Fires Ballistic Missile
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
January 14, 2016
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
Kabul has ordered 12 more MD530F Cayuse Warrior light attack helicopters for the 2016 fighting season.
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
Afghanistan’s Newest Attack Helicopter a ‘Total Mess’?
September 28, 2015
Afghanistan’s Newest Attack Helicopter a ‘Total Mess’?
Afghanistan’s most decorated pilot is critical of U.S. efforts to help build the Afghan Air Force.
Afghanistan’s Newest Attack Helicopter a ‘Total Mess’?
Pentagon to Increase Drone Flights Over South China Sea
August 18, 2015
Pentagon to Increase Drone Flights Over South China Sea
Over the next four years, the number of daily U.S. drone flights is planned to increase by 50 percent.
Pentagon to Increase Drone Flights Over South China Sea
Afghan Air Force to Receive 5 More Attack Helicopters
August 14, 2015
Afghan Air Force to Receive 5 More Attack Helicopters
However, they will not be used during this year's fighting season.
Afghan Air Force to Receive 5 More Attack Helicopters
When Will the Afghan Air Force Be Ready to Fight the Taliban?
March 12, 2015
When Will the Afghan Air Force Be Ready to Fight the Taliban?
It will take another year for Afghan ground forces to be able to call in indigenous close air support on a grand scale.
When Will the Afghan Air Force Be Ready to Fight the Taliban?
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
April 11, 2014
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
Plus, China's new Shenyang J-15 jet makes an appearance, and the U.S. Air Force's A-10 gets ready to retire.
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
The Case for Abolishing the US Air Force
April 11, 2014
The Case for Abolishing the US Air Force
Our U.S. Editors speak with Robert Farley on why the United States should abolish its Air Force.
The Case for Abolishing the US Air Force
Can the Chinese and US Air Forces Get Along?
April 09, 2014
Can the Chinese and US Air Forces Get Along?
Policymakers from both states should pay close attention to the prospect of maintaining ties between their air forces.
Can the Chinese and US Air Forces Get Along?
Air Forces and Asia: Interview with Robert Farley
April 05, 2014
Air Forces and Asia: Interview with Robert Farley
The Diplomat speaks with Robert Farley about his case for abolishing the U.S. Air Force.
Air Forces and Asia: Interview with Robert Farley
Turbulence Ahead for Taiwan’s F-16 Upgrade Program?
February 06, 2014
Turbulence Ahead for Taiwan’s F-16 Upgrade Program?
The US Air Force's budget decisions have thrown a wrench in Taiwan's air force modernization program.
Turbulence Ahead for Taiwan’s F-16 Upgrade Program?
Game Changer: The F-35 and the Pacific
April 25, 2013
Game Changer: The F-35 and the Pacific
To understand the real value of the F-35 one must consider its operation as a fleet, not simply as an individual aircraft.
Game Changer: The F-35 and the Pacific
Airpower: Karzai’s Ace in the Hole
February 21, 2013
Airpower: Karzai’s Ace in the Hole
Despite recent actions by President Karzai airpower remains one of the government’s clear advantages over the Taliban.
Airpower: Karzai’s Ace in the Hole
Air Force's
December 20, 2012
Air Force's "Soft Power": Still Fiction
Robert Farley explains that the U.S. Air Force is still unsuited to achieving soft power ends.
Air Force's "Soft Power": Still Fiction
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