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ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - Iraq will receive a new batch of F-16 fighter jets over the course of next year, US Air Force Brigadier-General Andrew Croft said on Monday. Speaking to US-based Al-Hurra, Croft stated that 13 F-16 jets would be delivered to the Iraqi air force in 2019, which would bring the total ...
US and Iraqi air force commanders said the coalition will carry out fewer air strikes in support of Iraqi forces and focus more on training Iraqi airmen. Iraq's air force will assume more of the "missions, duties and responsibilities" to maintain the country's hard-fought victories over ISIS, a statement released by ...

In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Iraqi army soldier stand guard near a U.S.-made Iraqi Air Force F-16 fighter jet at the Balad Air Base, 45 miles (75 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. The U.S.-led coalition is decreasing air support for Iraq following Baghdad's declaration of victory over the Islamic State ...
The CAATT will provide training and advice, as well as assist the Iraqi Army Aviation Command, Iraqi Air Defense Command, and the Iraqi Air Force. ... This will reduce the overall coalition air support as the Iraqi Air Force takes up air missions, duties, and responsibilities required to be adopted to ensure an ...
Beginning in 1978, Iraqi sources claimed that an Iraqi air force MiG-23MS from No. 39 Squadron shot down an Israeli F-15 over western Iraq. Former Iraqi air force officers have repeated the claim over the years without ever offering any evidence. The next supposed F-15 shoot-down, from the spring of ...

Staff Sgt. Dakota Rhine, 442nd Air Expeditionary Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of the Baghdad aerial port (left) and Staff Sgt. Timothy Riddle, 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron air advisor, review revised technical and training manuals with Iraqi Air Force Airmen in Baghdad Jan.
In the 1991 Gulf War the MiG-25 performed better, at least in Iraqi Air Force service. On the very first night of the air War over Iraq a pair of F/A-18Cs from VFA-81, the "Sunliners", flying off of the USS Saratoga were attacked from beyond visual range by a pair of MiG-25PD Foxbats from the Iraqi 96th Fighter ...
On Feb. 21, 2018, the Iraqi government announced that the Iraqi air force had reopened its academy at Balad air base. U.S. Central Command announced that the Coalition Aviation Advisory and Training Team will help establish standardized training programs. Forty cadets will start their coursework in ...
The T-90 is a third-generation Russian-made battle tank that was built and distributed in 1993. The tank is designed from the Soviet T-72 tank, the most modern of the Russian army. The news of Russia's delivery comes as the US Air Force had also announced it would ship a new batch of F-16 fighter jets to the Iraqi Air Force ...
This photo shows an Iraqi Army soldier standing guard near a U.S.- made Iraqi Air Force F-16 fighter jet at the Balad Air Base, 45 miles (75 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo). BAGHDAD: Islamic State militants ambushed a group of Iraq's Shiite-led paramilitary fighters, killing at ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - Iraq will receive a new batch of F-16 fighter jets over the course of next year, US Air Force Brigadier-General Andrew Croft said on Monday. Speaking to US-based Al-Hurra, Croft stated that 13 F-16 jets would be delivered to the Iraqi Air Force in 2019, which would bring the total ...
US and Iraqi Air Force commanders said the coalition will carry out fewer air strikes in support of Iraqi forces and focus more on training Iraqi airmen. Iraq's air force will assume more of the "missions, duties and responsibilities" to maintain the country's hard-fought victories over ISIS, a statement released by ...
American and Iraqi Air Force commanders say the coalition will launch fewer airstrikes in support of Iraqi forces and instead focus more on training Iraqi airmen. Iraq's air force will assume more of the "missions, duties and responsibilities" to maintain the country's hard-fought victories over IS, according to a ...
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Iraqi Army soldier stand guard near a U.S.-made Iraqi Air Force f-16 fighter jet at the Balad Air Base, 45 miles (75 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. The U.S.-led coalition is decreasing air support for Iraq following Baghdad's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group. American ...
The CAATT will provide training and advice, as well as assist the Iraqi Army aviation Command, Iraqi Air Defense Command, and the Iraqi Air Force. ... This will reduce the overall coalition air support as the Iraqi Air Force takes up air missions, duties, and responsibilities required to be adopted to ensure an ...

Beginning in 1978, Iraqi sources claimed that an Iraqi Air Force MiG-23MS from No. 39 Squadron shot down an Israeli f-15 over western Iraq. Former Iraqi Air Force officers have repeated the claim over the years without ever offering any evidence. The next supposed F-15 shoot-down, from the spring of ...
Staff Sgt. Dakota Rhine, 442nd Air Expeditionary Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of the Baghdad aerial port (left) and Staff Sgt. Timothy Riddle, 370th Air Expeditionary advisory Squadron air advisor, review revised technical and training manuals with Iraqi Air Force Airmen in Baghdad Jan.
One example of how the U.S. mission in Iraq is already transitioning is the changing role of how the U.S. Air Force is helping the Iraqi military. As fewer coalition airstrikes are being conducted in Iraq the Air Force is establishing small training teams designed to support the Iraqi Air Force as it assumes the ...
Back in the 1960s, the Iraqi Air Force was dominated by a number of high-ranking officers known as the "Hunter Mafia" after the British-made Hunter fighter they favored. In the 1970s, another group of officers dominated the service and became known as the "Sukhoi Mafia" after their favorite Soviet jets.
Back in the 1960s, the Iraqi Air Force was dominated by a number of high-ranking officers known as the "Hunter Mafia" after the British-made Hunter fighter they favored. In the 1970s, another group of officers dominated the service and became known as the "Sukhoi Mafia" after their favorite Soviet jets.
"The military operation, backed by the U.S.-led international coalition and the Iraqi Air Force, comes as part of ongoing efforts to eliminate IS militants on the country's borders with Saudi Arabia and Jordan," he added. Iraq declared the collapse of Islamic State's territorial influence in November with the ...
Iraqi Air Force Brig. Gen. Husni Khazaal Al Maliki, Al Muthana Technical Wing commander and Lt. Col. Ronald Llantada, 770th Air Expeditionary advisor Squadron commander speak at a graduation ceremony, Dec. 27, 2017. The Iraqi Air Force certified their first 7-level craftsman c-130 hercules ...
Tech. Sgt. Joseph Tenebruso, 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group, Detachment 1 expeditionary maintenance flight chief, marshals in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, July 2, 2017. The expeditionary maintenance liaisons marshal incoming aircraft at Qayyarah West to ...
Diyala (Iraqinews.com) - A wide-scale military operation was launched on Monday to pursuit Islamic State at al-Nada area in Diyala, a military commander said. Speaking to Alghad Press, Tigris Operations Commander Lt. Gen. Mozher al-Azzawi said, "Joint troops, backed by Iraqi Air Force and Popular ...
30, 1991, two Iraqi Air Force MiG-25PDS Foxbats scrambled to intercept a pair of U.S. Air Force Eagles patrolling between Baghdad and the Iranian border. Due to atmospheric disturbances, the Iraqi ground control vectored both interceptors to a bogus target. One MiG fired an R-40 missile, which detonated ...
Beginning in 1978, Iraqi sources claimed that an Iraqi Air Force MiG-23MS from No. 39 Squadron shot down an Israeli f-15 over western Iraq. Former Iraqi Air Force officers have repeated the claim over the years without ever offering any evidence. The next supposed F-15 shoot-down, from the spring of ...
Beirut, Lebanon (12:55 P.M.) - Iraqi airpower has delivered a powerful blow to the remnants of Islamic State forces in Iraq, killing a top regional warrior-leader of the terrorist group responsible for overseeing operations in the country's north. According to military-affiliated sources, the Iraqi Air Force ...
Iraqi Air Force Capt. Hama, student pilot, conducts preflight inspections while inside a new to service Iraqi f-16 Fighting Falcon located at the nearby Tucson International Airport, Dec. 17, 2014. Hama was part of the first class of Iraqi students training with the 162nd Wing to further enhance interoperability ...
... as it took over the oil installations and the Kurdish-controlled K-1 air base, which used to be an Iraqi Air Force facility, Dow Jones reported.
The IRIAF also absorbed a small number of Iraqi Air Force aircraft that fled the country during the Persian Gulf War and took refuge in Iran.
... Bodies of two pilots, who were reportedly killed by Islamic State in southwestern Kirkuk last year, have been found, the Iraqi Air Force said.
"During The Gulf War and Iraq war, the Iraqi Air Force was virtually crushed by the US without any significant air battles. The North's current air ...
During the U.S.-led air war on Iraq in 1991, a U.S. Air Force EF-111A electronic-warfare plane forced an Iraqi Air Force Mirage F.1EQ to fly into ...
The TSK released photographs of around 30 Iraqi soldiers arriving on an Iraqi Air Force C-130 transport aircraft. The soldiers wore the black ...
... photographs of Iraqi troops, including one showing them holding the flags of Turkey and Iraq and posing in front of an Iraqi Air Force plane.
Damascus, Syria (11:40 P.M.) - On Monday, the Iraqi Army's media wing published a brief video of its warplanes monitoring and striking ...
Consider two other crashes the service reported last week, one involving two A-10 Thunderbolt fighters and the other an Iraqi Air Force officer ...
Baghdad -- The Iraqi Air Force and the U.S.-led coalition have stepped up a campaign of air strikes on the Islamic State group-held town of ...
This is the latest version of an aircraft that serves the Czech Air Force and two export customers: the Iraqi Air Force and the contract air service ...
On Sept. 5, 2017, Iraqi Air Force major Noor Faleh Al Khuzai died in the crash of his F-16 fighter during a training flight... Iraq Got F-16s in ...
The Flying Training Wing is run by the Iraqi Air Force College and is split between two bases, with the Cessna 172s at Al Sahra/Tikrit (also ...
An Iraqi Air Force helicopter fires missiles against ISIS militants during a battle in Mosul, March 17, 2017. Reuters/Youssef Boudlal. According ...
"During The Gulf War and Iraq war, the Iraqi Air Force was virtually crushed by the US without any significant air battles. The North's current air ...
During the U.S.-led air war on Iraq in 1991, a U.S. Air Force EF-111A electronic-warfare plane forced an Iraqi Air Force Mirage F.1EQ to fly into ...
The TSK released photographs of around 30 Iraqi soldiers arriving on an Iraqi Air Force C-130 transport aircraft. The soldiers wore the black ...
... photographs of Iraqi troops, including one showing them holding the flags of Turkey and Iraq and posing in front of an Iraqi Air Force plane.
Damascus, Syria (11:40 P.M.) - On Monday, the Iraqi Army's media wing published a brief video of its warplanes monitoring and striking ...
Damascus, Syria (11:40 P.M.) - On Monday, the Iraqi Army's media wing published a brief video of its warplanes monitoring and striking ...


 

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