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US begins air strikes against IS from Turkish base

The United States launched its first manned air strikes against Islamic State targets from the Incirlik Air Base in Turkey on Wednesday, the US military said. The US-led coalition had launched flying, unmanned missions against the


BAE Systems cautious over Saudi Typhoon deal

British defence group BAE Systems said it was still in talks with Saudi Arabia to finalise the terms of a key fighter jet contract and reiterated its caution for the coming year given government cutbacks. 'Whilst little sales growth ca


100 jet fighters taking part in Bahrain drill

One hundred jet fighters from 10 friendly countries will be taking part today (April 8) in a major military exercise organised by the Bahrain Defence Force. Basic Liaison Drill 2012 is one of the Royal Bahraini Air Force's (RBAF) train


Jet fighters from 10 countries for Bahrain drill

More than 100 jet fighters from 10 countries are taking part in an upcoming drill being organised by Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), making the event the biggest since 1988. US Air Force jet fighters yesterday (April 1) landed at Isa Airbase

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