September 08, 2019 Military Aviation News

Canada sends more military support to Bahamas in wake of Hurricane Dorian


The federal government says it’s providing additional emergency military support to areas in the Bahamas that were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian. Global Affairs Canada says a Canadian Armed Forces’ CC-130J Hercules aircraft was sent Friday to provide airlift support.

Welcome to Syria, the Russian Air Force’s Battle Lab


Welcome to Syria, the Russian Air Force’s battle lab. Russia has been able to gain valuable combat experience in Syria, according to Anatoly Tsyganok, a retired Russian colonel and military commentator writing in the Russian defense publication Independent. Russian pilots have learned to perform high-altitude bombing runs over Syria, fire air-launched cruise missiles, conduct low-level helicopter attacks, and effectively support the ground troops.

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