Several Air Force assets are part of the US military’s display of aircraft and equipment at the Aero India 2009 air show that starts today at Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bangalore, India, and runs through Sunday. The Air Force has sent a C-17 and C-130J as well as an F-16 and KC-135, according to a release from Pacific Air Forces. And, we are told, the Hawaii Air National Guard has sent its Eagle Vision ground system that processes commercial satellite imagery. A Navy F/A-18 will also be present. Variants of the F-16 and F/A-18 are in contention to be India’s new medium, multi-role combat aircraft. Overall, the government of India expects 592 exhibitors from 25 countries at the show, one of Asia’s premier aerial events.
May 23, 2022
The Department of the Air Force announced the retirements of several key leaders within the Air Force and Space Force on May 23, while also unveiling more than a dozen new assignments for current or future one-star generals.