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Alert 5

Guardian UAS demonstration flights in Japan concludes

The first large-scale demonstration flights of General Atomic’s Guardian UAS in Japan has concluded, the company announced on Jun. 21. “We believe that the flights...

French Air Force retires the Mirage 2000N

The French Air Force retired its Mirage 2000N nuclear strike fighter-bomber at Le Tubé Air Base on Jun. 21. The FAF also produced a series...

Canada is going to make it difficult for American companies to win its fighter competition

According to Reuters, Canada is going to make it difficult for U.S. fighter manufacturers interested in competing in the competition to replace its F/A-18. By...

Germany asking Pentagon whether Eurofighter can be certified for nuclear role

Reuters reports that the German defense ministry asked the Pentagon in April on the possibility of certifying the Eurofighter to carry nuclear bombs. Tim Felce...

Kongsberg gets $26 million contract to integrate NSM for German Navy

The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency has given Kongsberg a $26 million contract for the integration of the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) on Germany Navy vessels....

Bangladesh orders more K-8 jets

The Bangladesh Air Force has ordered more K-8 jet trainers from China. Mil.ru [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons The signing ceremony took place in...

Airbus to offer helicopter armed with HForce for Japan’s AH-X contest

Airbus has decided against offering its Tiger attack helicopter for Japan’s AH-X attack helicopter contest that will replace its AH-1S. Instead, the European company will...

Morocco said to be negotiating to buy T-129

FAR-Maroc has reported that Morocco is negotiating to buy the T-129 attack helicopter from Turkey. By MilborneOne [CC BY-SA 4.0], from Wikimedia Commons It says...

Slovakia postpones decision on new fighter

Slovakia’s Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini has decided that his cabinet will need more time to select the winner of a fighter competition to replace the...

Mudspike

Hornet Love = Bush Love

The verdict is in – the DCS Hornet is insanely fun – might you be a backcountry aviator in fighter pilot clothing? It’s the flying…...

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet Early Access Preview

Guest writer @Chuck_Owl gives us a great preliminary look at some of the features of the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet which is entering Early Access… The...

ARMA 3 – Tanks

The recently released Tanks DLC for ARMA 3 provides armor enthusiasts with some new assets to explore while expanding the core game for all… As...

Flight Factor A320 Ultimate

One of our resident real world Airbus A320 pilots takes the recently released Flight Factor A320 Ultimate for a test flight, wringing it out in...

Read It / Do It #01: North American X-15

Take a ride in a marvel of aerospace engineering that helped pave the road to space with the hypersonic North American X-15 rocket powered research...

M2000C Red Flag Campaign by Baltic Dragon

Introduction Baltic Dragon. If you fly single player campaigns in DCS World, by now you must surely know this name. He has become a prolific,...

ARMA 3 – Prologue & The East Wind

We take a look at the full ARMA 3 campaign that some fans may have overlooked as they dove straight into playing in the ARMA...

CIVA INS Navigation Tutorial

Mudspike Contributor Casper ‘TheAlmightySnark’ de Wit first added this excellent CIVA INS Navigation Guide for X-Plane in our forums. It was so good as reference...

Mudspike 3rd Annual DCS Fall Fly-In

It’s been a year since our last Mudspike DCS Fall Fly-In. Although we might be stretching the definition of Fall a little, we will be...

MedCenter Air – Hurricane Season 2017

This hurricane season has not been kind to Central America, the Gulf of Mexico region, or the Caribbean. MedCenter Air crews, along with hundreds of...

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