The 54th Fighter Group, a tenant unit of the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., received its first three-ship formation of F-16 Fighting Falcons at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., April 1. The 54th Fighter Group will operate two F-16 training squadrons at Holloman by the end of 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Montoya / Released)
Two Japan Air Self Defense Force F-15 Eagles prepare to take off during RED FLAG-Alaska 14-2 June 16, 2014, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. RF-A is a realistic, 10-day air combat U. S. Air Force training exercise held annually at Eielson and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Air Force Base, Alaska. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Turner/Released)
La Direction Générale de l'Armement réceptionne son sixième A400M
Sixth Airbus A400M Atlas (aka "Grizzly") for French Armée de l'Air.
A Hellenic air force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft assigned to the 340th Fighter Squadron takes off during a flying training deployment on the flightline at Souda Bay, Greece, Feb. 3, 2015. The aircraft conducted the training as part of the bilateral deployment between the Greek and U.S. Air Forces to develop interoperability and cohesion between the two NATO partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden/Released)
A CC-130J Hercules from the Royal Canadian Air Force takes off (Photo: Corporal Marc-André Gaudreault / Combat Camera Canadian Forces)
An Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, takes off for a sortie Oct. 6, 2014, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, during Red Flag-Alaska 15-1. RF-A is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (USAF Senior Airman Peter…
Italian manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi has revived the M-311 program,but to an improved standard.
Three U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons taxi during BALTOPS 14 at Lask Air Base, Poland, June 9, 2014. This is the first exercise to include a large amount of aircraft that will provide air-to-air and air-to-ground support. This training increases readiness for real-world operations with NATO allies and takes place from June 9-19, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Gese/Released)
Indian Sukhoi Su-30MK1 "Flanker-C".
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nickolas Alarcon, a loadmaster assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron, observes a drop zone from the rear of a C-130 Hercules aircraft after deploying a light payload above Yokota Air Base, Japan, during a readiness week Feb. 21, 2013. (DoD photo by Osakabe Yasuo, U.S. Air Force/Released)130221-F-PM645-390 by U.S. Department of Defense Current Photos, via Flickr