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[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 – 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…

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.…

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…

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…

Pentagon and Lockheed Martin reach agreement reducing F-35A cost by 12.8 percent

The F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin finalised a $34 billion agreement for the production and delivery of 478…

[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.…

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

[WWII] 75th Anniversary D-Day - Tribute & Commemorative flight over Belgium (Belgian Air Component) Pictures Credit : Courtesy of Benoît…

[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…

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…

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