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PICTURES: Air-to-air photography with Singapore F-15 and F-16s

January 17, 2018 - The two main fighter types of the RSAF roll in echelon as seen from a KC-135R boom operator station. © Roy Choo In the...
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Taiwanese Orions declared fully operational as Trackers retire

December 01, 2017 - This is an abridged version of the article. The full text can be viewed in the February 2018 issue of AirForces Monthly...
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RAAF Hornets in Singapore for resurrected Exercise Churinga

September 30, 2017 - One of eight RAAF 'classic' Hornets participating in Ex. Churinga 2017 returns to base after a sortie with RSAF F-15SGs...
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South Korean F-15K conducts Taraus cruise missile drill

September 12, 2017 - With explosive tensions mounting on the Korean peninsular, the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has announced that it...
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Tail Flashes on F-15SGs for Singapore Air Force's Exercise Top Ace 2017

January 14, 2017 - Tail flashes applied as part of this year's Exercise Top Ace have been spotted on various Republic of Singapore Air Forc...
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Exercise Torrent 16 — Roadway to Runway

November 14, 2016 - Singapore is keenly aware that only with the uninterrupted ability to launch and recover its air assets could it employ...
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RAF Typhoons in Japan for Guardian North 16

November 01, 2016 - JASDF F-2s and RAF Typhoons participate in Exercise Guardian North at Misawa Air Base. Photo courtsey of mashion_330 via...
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Air action at Wallaby 2016

September 21, 2016 - Stay frosty as we bring you a slice of the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) air action from Ex. Wallaby 2016 on th...
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VMFA-242's 'Bats' in Singapore for Commando Sling 16-2

April 03, 2016 - An F/A-18D Hornet of the VMFA(AW)-242 "Bats" returns after an Exercise Commando Sling 16-2 sortie. © Roy Choo (Click on...
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VIDEO: Chinese J-15 operations on carrier Liaoning

January 01, 2016 - A video has emerged of Chinese Navy's Shenyang J-15 Flying Shark operations onboard its sole aircraft carrier, the Liaon...
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PICTURE: Taiwanese Mirages escort President's flight

November 20, 2015 - Three RoCAF Mirage 2000-5s fly in formation with President Ma's China Airlines A330 on his trip to Singapore earlier thi...
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VIDEO: U.S. and South Korean 2015 integrated live-fire exercise

August 28, 2015 - © Rider Eye South Korea and the U.S. jointly held the largest ever live-fire exercise south of the Demilitarized Zone o...
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PICTURES: MRH90s train with Australian Navy's HMAS Canberra for IOC demonstration

August 28, 2015 - HMAS Canberra off the north Queensland coast with five MRH90 helicopters embarked and four Landing Craft deployed. © Com...
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PICTURES: NH90s at Talisman Saber 2015

July 16, 2015 - Aussie MRH90s and Kiwi NH90s have flown alongside each other at the Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area in Exercise Ta...
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PICTURE: Mountain Home F-15SGs meet Fairchild Stratotanker

July 12, 2015 - © U.S. Air Force / Staff Sgt. Veronica Montes Two F-15SG Eagles from the U.S. Air Force (USAF)'s 428th Fighter Squadron...
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PICTURES: RAAF conducts boom refuelling trials between KC-30A and E-7A Wedgetail

June 18, 2015 - © Commonwealth of Australia / FLTLT Drew Abbott The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has performed a series of air-to-...
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Stunning air-to-air photography from Cope North 2015

February 20, 2015 - A USAF B-52 leads (from furthest) a USAF Kedena-based F-15C, a JASDF F-15J and F-2, as well as a RAAF F/A-18A. Some ter...
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PICTURE: Korean mixed fighter formation at Exercise Soaring Eagle

February 10, 2015 - © South Korean Air Force The Republic of Korean Air Force (RoKAF) has released this fabulous image of a mixed formation...
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PICTURES: Singapore air assets in Indonesia AirAsia QZ8501 search and recovery

January 04, 2015 - Singapore's close proximity and warm ties with Indonesia has allowed it to be the first and largest foreign contributor...
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NSW Police Air Wing assets active during the Sydney cafe siege

December 15, 2014 - As hundreds of police officers swarmed a cafe in the heart of the Sydney CBD amidst a hostage standoff, their colleagues...
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PICTURES: Singapore F-5s and Indonesian Hawks participate in Exercise Elang Indopura 2014

December 03, 2014 - The Indonesian Air Force (Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Udara - TNI-AU) and Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)...
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PICTURES: Australian AP-3C Orions monitor Russian flotilla

November 21, 2014 - The Australian Defence Force has released images of a Russian Surface Task Group being monitored by Royal Australian Air...
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Malaysian Su-30MKM completes first live firings of Kh-31 missiles

September 25, 2014 - In an integrated missile firing exercise with the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) on September 10, a Royal Malaysian Air Forc...
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RAAF contingent departs for the Middle East

September 21, 2014 - © Commonwealth of Australia / CPL Ben Dempster A contingent of Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) personnel and aircraft...
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Taiwan's air force conducts freeway operations in "Han Kuang 30" exercise

September 17, 2014 - An ROCAF F-CK-1 Indigenous Defence Fighter takes off from a stretch of the Sun Yat-sen Freeway after being refuelled and...
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Exercise Koolendong 2014: Marines in the Outback

September 11, 2014 - CH-53E Super Stallions from the HMH-463 “ Pegasus ”, attached to the Marine Rotational Force - Darwin, insert Marines on...
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Exercise Lightning Viper feature in AirForces Monthly

September 01, 2014 - Read my story on Exercise Lightning Viper — an air exercise that puts the Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18F Super Horne...
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PICTURES: Pitch Black 2014 participants in air-to-air photo shoot

August 16, 2014 - As Exercise Pitch Black 2014 enters into its third and final week, a mixed formation air-to-air photo shoot comprising f...
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PICTURES: Pitch Black 2014 in full swing

August 07, 2014 - Since 1 August, the skies over the Top End — as the northernmost section of the Northern Territory, Australia is known —...
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NEWS: RAAF dispatches C-17 to assist in the repatriation of MH17 bodies

July 22, 2014 - © Roy Choo A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) C-17A Globemaster III (serial A41-209; callsign Aussie 620) has landed a...
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PICTURES: RAAF E-7A Wedgetail tanks from an RSAF KC-135R Stratotanker

June 30, 2014 - Air-to-air refueling training between a Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)'s KC-135R Stratotanker and a visiting Roy...
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PICTURE: Cope Taufan 2014 - RMAF, USAF fighters in mixed formation flight

June 20, 2014 - Photo credit: U.S. Air Force / Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson (Click on image for higher resolution version.) As this year'...
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VIDEO: Cope Taufan 2014 - Launch and recovery operations at Butterworth

June 16, 2014 - Aviación has posted this great Youtube video that features some runway action at Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Butter...
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USAF F-22s in Malaysia for Exercise Cope Taufan 2014

June 09, 2014 - Photo credit: U.S. Air Force / Staff Sgt. Sheila deVera (Click on image for higher resolution version.) Six U.S. Air Fo...
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NEWS: MH370 aerial search called off

April 27, 2014 - A Royal Australian Air Force E-7A Wedgetail and two U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidons at Perth International Airport prior to the...
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Exercise Hotshot 2014: Tail flashes galore

April 20, 2014 - Held in the first quarter each year, the Hotshot / Top Ace series of exercises pit the Republic of Singapore Air Force (...
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PICTURE: Chinese Il-76 in Perth-based MH370 hunt

March 28, 2014 - Used with kind permission from Mark Lynam An Il-76MD/TD from the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF)'s 13th Tran...
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PICTURE: RAAF C-130J participates in MH370 search efforts

March 21, 2014 - © Commonwealth of Australia / Leading Seaman Justin Brown Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) loadmasters launch a Self L...
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USMC Hornets in Singapore for Ex. Commando Sling 14-2

March 17, 2014 - The VMFA(AW)-242 's "Double Nuts" F/A-18D Hornet recovers to base after an exercise sortie. © Eric Kuan (Click on image...
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NEWS: U.S. Navy deploys P-8 Poseidon for MH370 search operations

March 13, 2014 - A P-8A Poseidon from the VP-16 'War Eagles'. © Roy Choo A spokesperson from the United States Navy (USN)'s Seventh Flee...
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PICTURE: RSAF C-130 Hercules in Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search efforts

March 09, 2014 - © The Straits Times / Desmond Lim (Click on image for high resolution version.) The website of Singapore's national bro...
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USAF Aggressors deployed to Amberley for Ex. Lightning Viper

March 07, 2014 - The United States Air Force (USAF) 18th Aggressor Squadron (18th AGRS) have been deployed to Royal Australian Air Force...
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Ex. Wallaby 2013 feature in AirForces Monthly

January 06, 2014 - My article on the air elements of Exercise Wallaby 2013 — the Singapore Armed Forces' largest unilateral wargames in the...
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Highlights from Exercise Pitch Black 2012

August 11, 2012 - Some 2,200 personnel and 94 military aircraft from the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), Republic of Singapore Air Forc...
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Exercise Commando Sling 12-1

December 18, 2011 - ‘Commando Sling’ is the code name for a series of bilateral air combat exercises between the United States and Singapore...
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Operation Demille – Securing Perth for CHOGM 2011

October 31, 2011 - With 4000 delegates and heads of state from 51 countries descended on Perth, Western Australia, for the Commonwealth Hea...
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