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U.S. sanctions PLA

The U.S. State Department has imposed sanctions on the Equipment Development Department (EDD) of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) for buying Su-35 fighter jets and...

Mayor of Japan’s Abu town opposes Aegis Ashore

The mayor of Abu town in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan has announced his opposition towards the potential deployment of a Aegis Ashore site in Yamaguchi. By...

MiG-31 crashes

A Russian MiG-31 has crashed shortly after take-off in the central Russian region of Nizhny Novgorod on Sept. 19. Both crew members ejected safely. Source

MQ-9 scores first air-to-air kill

The MQ-9 has made its first air-to-air kill by shooting down another drone using a heat-seeking missile in a test. By U.S. Air Force photo...

Vietnam has the R-77 air-to-air missile

A recent television report by Vietnam’s Ministry of Defense own television channel has disclosed the presence of the R-77 air-to-air missile in the country. The...

Insitu unveils Integrator Extended Range

Insitu unveiled its Integrator Extended Range at the Air Force Association’s annual Air, Space and Cyber Conference on Sept. 17. The SATCOM-enabled small UAS can...

NAS Oceana celebrating its 75th anniversary with an airshow this weekend

Naval Station Oceana will celebrate its 75th Anniversary with an airshow on Sept. 22 and 23. Graphic: Oceana Air Show Blue Angels and Snowbirds will...

T-6A from 12th Flying Training Wing crashes

A T-6A assigned to the 12th Flying Wing crashed near Rolling Oaks Mall, Texas on Sept. 18. The wing reported that both crew members ejected...

USAF says it requires 74 additional combat squadrons

U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and chief of staff Gen. David Goldfein has unveiled an initiative, titled “The Air Force We Need,” on Sept....

Mudspike

5 Years in Review: Building the AH-64D for ArmA

It’s hard to believe it’s been five years already; time has just flown by and a project that consumed mine and Nodunit’s time for almost...

Hornet Love = Bush Love

The verdict is in – the DCS Hornet is insanely fun – might you be a backcountry aviator in fighter pilot clothing? It’s the flying…...

DCS: F/A-18C Hornet Early Access Preview

Guest writer @Chuck_Owl gives us a great preliminary look at some of the features of the DCS: F/A-18C Hornet which is entering Early Access… The...

ARMA 3 – Tanks

The recently released Tanks DLC for ARMA 3 provides armor enthusiasts with some new assets to explore while expanding the core game for all… As...

Flight Factor A320 Ultimate

One of our resident real world Airbus A320 pilots takes the recently released Flight Factor A320 Ultimate for a test flight, wringing it out in...

Read It / Do It #01: North American X-15

Take a ride in a marvel of aerospace engineering that helped pave the road to space with the hypersonic North American X-15 rocket powered research...

M2000C Red Flag Campaign by Baltic Dragon

Introduction Baltic Dragon. If you fly single player campaigns in DCS World, by now you must surely know this name. He has become a prolific,...

ARMA 3 – Prologue & The East Wind

We take a look at the full ARMA 3 campaign that some fans may have overlooked as they dove straight into playing in the ARMA...

CIVA INS Navigation Tutorial

Mudspike Contributor Casper ‘TheAlmightySnark’ de Wit first added this excellent CIVA INS Navigation Guide for X-Plane in our forums. It was so good as reference...

Mudspike 3rd Annual DCS Fall Fly-In

It’s been a year since our last Mudspike DCS Fall Fly-In. Although we might be stretching the definition of Fall a little, we will be...

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