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« Reply #2950 on: October 09, 2019, 08:26:00 AM »


Tyler Rogoway @Aviation_Intel
Area 51 has its own unique fleet of HH-60U Ghost Hawk helicopters: Originally intended as replacements for the Air Force's aging HH-60G Pave Hawks, they now exclusively support operations at the top-secret base.

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/30245/area-51-has-its-own-unique-fleet-of-hh-60u-ghost-hawk-helicopters
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« Reply #2951 on: October 10, 2019, 04:32:28 AM »


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« Reply #2952 on: October 10, 2019, 06:00:08 AM »


Nothing to see here people but a big nose. Move along.
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« Reply #2953 on: October 10, 2019, 10:28:15 PM »

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« Reply #2954 on: October 11, 2019, 07:29:33 AM »
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« Reply #2955 on: October 11, 2019, 08:18:05 AM »

F-35 in-flight rendezvous and dock?  Or just a close match-up to get the canopy and EOTS windows cleaned?

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« Reply #2956 on: October 11, 2019, 08:22:10 AM »

F-35 in-flight rendezvous and dock?  Or just a close match-up to get the canopy and EOTS windows cleaned?

I'd hazard to guess for this Evan:



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« Reply #2957 on: October 11, 2019, 08:55:16 AM »
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« Reply #2958 on: October 12, 2019, 12:54:12 AM »
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« Reply #2959 on: October 12, 2019, 12:55:29 AM »
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« Reply #2960 on: October 12, 2019, 01:01:45 AM »
Here is the story behind the photo of the Italian Air Force F-35 getting it's EOTs cleaned.   ;)

ITALIAN AIR FORCE F-35s SECURE THE SKIES OVER ICELAND
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« Reply #2961 on: October 12, 2019, 09:42:31 AM »
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« Reply #2962 on: October 12, 2019, 01:44:40 PM »
Such an appropriate tail code for a Louisiana-based F-15 squadron.

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« Reply #2963 on: October 13, 2019, 08:18:34 AM »


All these loose parts when reassembled will be a Eurocopter EC135.
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« Reply #2964 on: October 13, 2019, 08:24:22 AM »


Tetris Challenge Tankers of the 120th Mechanized Brigade (Belarus).
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« Reply #2965 on: October 13, 2019, 08:27:24 AM »


Tetris Challenge from 11th Squadron Indonesia Air Force, it seems Su 30Mk2 armed with Kh 31P, R 27, R 77, R 73, Kh 29 and Kh 59
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« Reply #2966 on: October 13, 2019, 08:30:27 AM »


Finnish UNIFIL Peacekeepers in Lebanon
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« Reply #2967 on: October 13, 2019, 09:01:06 AM »
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« Reply #2968 on: October 13, 2019, 09:15:39 AM »


PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 28, 2019) A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron VMFA-122, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), prepares to depart the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) during routine training in the eastern Pacific Ocean, Sept. 28, 2019. Third MAW is capable of conducting missions across the range of military operations and continues to promote the defense of our nation and its interests.

Photo: U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Juan Anaya
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« Reply #2969 on: October 13, 2019, 09:31:16 AM »
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« Reply #2970 on: October 13, 2019, 11:18:11 AM »
Cool! Turkish?
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« Reply #2971 on: October 13, 2019, 07:27:25 PM »
Cool! Turkish?

I believe so. That is my take as well given the text of the warning message behind the ladder and the name of the photographer.
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« Reply #2972 on: October 13, 2019, 07:34:16 PM »
Yep Turkish.  You can the decals for this scheme as well.
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« Reply #2973 on: October 14, 2019, 02:16:45 AM »









Ministry of Defence 🇬🇧 @DefenceHQ

Earlier today the UK's F-35 Lightning jets landed onboard @HMSQNLZ for the first time.
Defence Secretary, Ben Wallace said: "This is another step toward's the UK's carrier strike capability becoming fully operational."
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« Reply #2974 on: October 14, 2019, 02:21:51 AM »
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