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[Belgium National Day] “National Military Parade (Défilé) with Air Component low level pass”

Today, 21 July, Belgium celebrates its National Independence Day. The Theme for 2019 is the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation. Festivities will take place all...

[WWII] 75th Anniversary D-Day – Tribute and Remembrance flight over Belgium (Belgian Air Component)

75th Anniversary D-Day - Tribute & Commemorative flight over Belgium (Belgian Air Component) Pictures Credit : Courtesy of Benoît Denet. This Thursday, June 6th, 2019,...

Further details on the interview of Belgian Minister of Defence during his visit to Florennes AFB

This sunny day of April 18, 2019, saw the visit of the Belgian Minister of Defence Didier Reynders at the base of Florennes. After a...

[Belgian Air Component] Press Conference Florennes AFB Minister Didier Reynders commissioning F-35A and MQ-9B

On 18 April, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence and Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders held a press conference at Florennes Air Force Base,...

[Behind the scenes] Operation “Atlantic Resolve”, United States’ 4th rotation passing through Belgium

"The deployment of ready, combat-credible U.S. forces to Europe in support of Atlantic Resolve is evidence of the strong and unremitting U.S. commitment to...

Eighty American helicopters through Belgian skies this Tuesday, 29 January

The American military chose to send their equipment and their soldiers through Belgium More than 80 US helicopters will cross the Belgian sky on Tuesday....

F-22 Raptor fighter jets visit Kleine Brogel Air Base, Belgium

F-22 Raptor aircraft arrived at Kleine Brogel Air Base, Belgium today from RAF Lakenheath, England, to conduct local training with the Belgian Air Force. The...

Smoke and burning smell forces Melania Trump’s aircraft to return to Joint Andrews Air Force Base

On 17 October, First Lady Melania Trump was forced to return to Joint Andrews Air Force Base after smoke and a burning smell was...

Private aircraft accidentally lands at Kleine Brogel Air Base (Belgium)

On 14 October, a private aircraft accidentally landed at Klein Brogel Air Base (Belgium), the two pilots were certain to have landed at Zwartberg...

Belgian Air Force F-16 destroyed by fire during maintenance – Collateral damage on second F-16

On 11 October around 14:10 (UTC +2), a Belgian Air Force F16 caught fire during maintenance works at Florennes Air Base. The fire completely...