Military Bases

[Report and pics] The Airbus A330 MRTT: a good all-rounder!

Further to our report on the presentation of the Airbus A330 MRTT to the two main Belgian television channels, we…

Belgian Air Force presented the new multi-role aircraft of NATO multinational unit: the Airbus A330 MRTT

Before the end of this year, a Belgian Air Force aircraft will be able to refuel other combat aircraft in…

Naval Air Station Lemoore Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet crashes during routine flight, pilot safely ejects

On 20 October, a Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore experienced a mishap during a routine training…

[Belgian Air Component] Airbus A400M CT-01 arrival at Melsbroek 15th Wing

A400M CT01 Arrival at Melsbroek 15th Wing Authors: Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Melsbroek Air Base. October 9th 2020, the…

First Airbus A400M ‘Atlas’ for Belgian-Luxembourg bi-national unit almost ready to take off

About a year and a half after the official start of the production process and about six months after the…

[Belgian Air Component] Handing over of wings ceremony to new pilots within of Air Component

Handing over of wings ceremony to new pilots within of Air Component. Authors Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Beauvechain Air Base.…

[Belgian Air Component] Operation Inherent Resolve : Belgian Defence once again sends F-16s to the Middle East

Operation Inherent Resolve: Belgian Defence once again sends F-16s to the Middle East Press Conference Debriefing Authors Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting…

Belgian Defence sends F-16 fighter jets to Middle East again

This Tuesday 29 September, four General Dynamics F-16s will leave Florennes airbase for the Middle East, as part of the…

[Photo Report] Israeli Air Forces visiting Nörvenich Air Force Base for exercises

From 17 to 28 August 2020, a large detachment of the IAF was deployed to the Nörvenich base in Western…

[Photo-report – Belgian Air Component] Ministerial update on the future investments totalling €300M for Belgian Defence – Press Conference Debriefing held at Florennes AFB

Ministerial update on future investments for Belgian Defence Press Conference Debriefing Authors Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Florennes Air Base. Last…

[Photo-Report] Pop-up Expo ‘We Make Difference’ : Behind the scenes of the Belgian Air Force

Pop-up Expo 'We Make Difference' Behind the scenes of the Air Force of today and tomorrow During the summer holidays,…

Last flight of the Belgian Air Force’s B-Hunter UAV

As announced in June, the Israeli-built B-Hunter UAV is now officially retired from service at the Belgian Defence's Air Component.…

Sabena Aerospace and Blue Aerospace awarded Belgian Defence Organisation C-130 fleet contract

Sabena Aerospace, a BLUEBERRY group company, and Blue Aerospace, a HEICO company, announced today the award of the Belgian Defence…

Belgian F-16s take over from The Netherlands for Benelux air surveillance

On May 14, the Belgian Air Force will resume the Quick Reaction Alert mission from its Dutch colleagues. Since January…

Mission accomplished for the Belgian Air Policing in the Baltic States after 8 months

Belgian Defence Minister Philippe Goffin will be present at Melsbroek Military Airport this Thursday, April 30 for the return of…

SABCA to supply radomes for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems’ MQ-9B drone

Belgium-based Société Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aéronautiques is proud to announce that is has been selected by General Atomics Aeronautical…

Poland signs contract to acquire 32 F-35A fighter jets from Lockheed Martin

After Belgium, Lockheed Martin registers a new purchase contract in Europe for its F-35 fighter jets with Poland. In today’s…

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