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🇨🇦 The Royal Canadian Air Force participated in #ExREDFLAG 22-1 at #EielsonAFB, Alaska at the end of April. Did we see that when it happened?

The pictures weren't posted until today because OPSEC? 🤔

I don't recall the #RCAF mentioning it at all; do you?…
#401Sqn flies out of #4WingColdLake, we should see a refueller between the Alaska and Cold Lake around there. Possibly additional logistics flights for support staff.

FYI, I often do these threads without looking up if I can find something so you can see how the sausage is made.
If I start looking for where RCAF tankers were on 2022-04-01, we see the return flight by #4WingColdLake fighters from California, where they spend most of the winter because Cold Lake is.. well.. it's Cold, yo!

Notice they're using AR-4B to refuel on 2022-04-02.
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🇷🇺🔥🇺🇦 #Rusia vs #Ucrania (día 34) – Una nueva jornada, aquí comienza nuestro #hilo diario sobre la #GuerraEnUcrania, esperando una vez más que sea el último. Las imágenes fueron tomadas en #Gostomel.

🟥Gracias por vuestro #RETWEEET 🙏
🇷🇺🔥🇺🇦 #Rusia vs #Ucrania (día 34) – Sobre el tema de las bajas rusas y su porcentaje, distribución y causas, entre otros temas,dejamos este hilo de @oivshina ⬇️

🇷🇺🔥🇺🇦 #Rusia vs #Ucrania (día 34) – Ucrania habría propuesto a los siguientes países como garantes de seguridad:

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1Hoy les voy a hablar de un aparato de alas muy cortas, pero la narración empieza con uno de alas muuuuuy largas…
La pequeña historia F-104 #Starfighters de #Pakistan durante el conflicto con #India en 1965
2Nos remontamos al 27 de abril de 1960. Dos transportes de la #USAF, un #Douglas C-124 y un #Lockheed C-130 despegan desde Incirlik en Turquía, volando hasta la Base Aérea de Badaber-Peshawar, en Pakistán. A bordo llevan combustible, repuestos y personal de mantenimiento para una
3misión especial, además viajan 2 pilotos de la #CIA, Francis Gary Powers y como reserva Bob Ericson. Al día siguiente, un Lockheed U-2C realiza el mismo trayecto, pilotado por Glen Dunaway
El 29 de abril se informa que la misión se ha retrasado un día, por tanto, Ericson vuela
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#Ukraine / #Russian war thread
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Russian strikes on Merefa, Kharkiv
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Russian strikes on Merefa, Kharkiv
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A multi-storey building was hit by Russians
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A 10 tweet thread on the indomitable Fairchild Republic A-10 Warthog, the "flying tank". Enjoy! 1/10 #avgeeks #aviation #aviationdaily #USAF #Warthog
A Warthog pilot sits in a "bathtub" of titanium armour, at places up to 38 mm thick and weighing 544 kg. This is proof against direct hits from 23-mm cannon. 2/10 #avgeeks #aviation #USAF #Warthog
The GAU-8/A's barrel is some 80 calibres long, resulting in a length of nearly 2.5 meters. It's one of the largest weapons of its type in the world. 3/10 #avgeeks #aviation #USAF #Warthog
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#BREAKING: Unable to attack #Israel in retaliation of the death of two #IRGC Quds Force officers in #Damascus on Monday, Islamic Revolutionary Guard of Corps of #Iran just carried-out a combined drone/ballistic missile strike at #US Army base in #Erbil Intl airport in #Iraq!
Total six Fateh-110 ballistic missiles launched from #Iran's #Kermanshah province hit the #USArmy base in #Erbil International Airport in North of #Iraq. Surveillance drones of #IRGC Aerospace Force flew over the base before missiles hit it.
It is unconfirmed but, the pro-#IRGC sources claim that a #USAF's E-11A Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) aircraft was one of the targets. It is not clear if it is destroyed or not. The moment ballistic missiles hit military section of #Erbil airport.
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Sirens in Kyiv @~ 07:00 local time / 0500Z
Aftermath of Russian shelling in Kharkiv,
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A statement by the state border guard service of Ukraine
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Mykolaiv mayor in a video assures that the city is in control of the Ukrainian forces, adds: "It was a restless night"
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En la fría mañana del 17 de febrero de 1966, párroco D. Luis Muñoz Díaz, señalaba con su mano un punto concreto de un solar vacío situado en la calle Maestro Arrieta, de la barriada de Santa Cecilia.
@stajustayrufina @Archisevilla1 #sevilla #triana #historiadetriana #Efemerides
Ese día anunciaba a la prensa la ubicación prevista del futuro templo parroquial. Junto a él se encontraban entre otros, el arquitecto que lo proyectó señor Gómez de Terreros y cómo no, el fotógrafo del periódico ABC, inmortalizando el momento.…
Tres días más tarde, el domingo día 20, se procedió a la colocación y bendición de la primera piedra del templo parroquial de las Santas Justa y Rufina.
El Cardenal Bueno Monreal presidió la ceremonia a la que asistieron las principales autoridades civiles y militares.
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Aardvarks and the dawn of tank-plinking, a thread. 1/8
#avgeeks #aviation #USAF #DesertStorm #History
On the night of Feb 5, 1991, Col. Tom Lennon, commander of #USAF's 48th FW, led a pair of F-111s on an experimental mission against dug-in units of the #Iraqi Republican Guard in the deserts north of Kuwait. 2/8 #avgeeks #aviation #DesertStorm #History
For the experiment, each F-111 was armed with a Pave Track pod and four GBU-12 500 lb LGBs. The crews were to see if LGBs could be guided accurately enough to hit targets as small as an AFV. 3/8 #avgeeks #aviation #USAF #DesertStorm #History
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🇺🇸 I love seeing #CIA-affiliated planes flying into Benghazi, and the American media being absolutely silent. They have been doing this with overt USAF flights, and covert flights, for years. What you find on the news is groomed for public consumption.
Previous OSINT showed The United States Air Force, in the dead of night, flew massive C-17s in and out of rebel-held Benghazi, yes Libya, and it wasn't noticed, or deemed newsworthy to print, or seemingly investigate, by any news organisation.
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British taxpayers operate the most expensive airfreight in the world

With so many #USAF heavy cargo planes coming and going every day, what are so many British planes doing over there so regularly?

And Bermuda to USA west coast, and Jamaica... ?
This USAF heavy cargo C17 is on it's way back to USA from #Ramstein Germany and passes RRR2135 a little way away from #Clyde (#Trident nuclear) military base


snapshot; one in, one out

the most expensive airfreight in the world and #UK citizens pay
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#Russia’s possible invasion of #Ukraine ImageImageImage
Russian invasion of #Ukraine just a matter of time⌛️
#US handed over #M141 Bunker Defeat Munition to #Ukraine. It designed to destroy dugouts and bunkers. ImageImageImage
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THREAD on #Shakespeare #DAG and the #bees … yes… you read that right… 🙈
1. To #bee or not to be… that is the #question… by Shakespeare
2. #Skakespeare ‘s #love of life was Anne Hathaway…🙈 (forget the current one and that her husband looks like Shakespeare🙈)
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🇺🇲☢️ Nuclear-capable #USAF F-15E Strike Eagles, from Seymour Johnson AFB, NC 🇺🇲 have been forward-deployed to Romania 🇷🇴.

The Legacy of the 335th Fighter Squadron shows they've been involved in expeditionary ground-attack rolls for decades, not so much combat air patrols. 🤷‍♂️
Don't just take MY word for it. 👇

"...the mission of the 335th Fighter Squadron is to be prepared to deploy anywhere in the world on short notice and deliver an array of air-to-ground weapons with pinpoint accuracy."

Source: The United States Air Force…
I'm not sure how many of the #USAF 335th's 24 F-15E Strike Eagles were forward-deployed to #Romania.

"The squadron is currently authorized 24 F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft and approximately 360 officer and enlisted personnel."

Source 👇…
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Long time no see, baby!
#USAF 🇺🇸 RC-135W Rivet Joint #ELINT/#SIGINT/#COMINT over #Iraq 🇮🇶
62-4139 | AE01D0 | #PYTHN56 Image
OKBK - #Kuwait - 2151Z
Comms with #USAF 🇺🇸 KC-135R #Tanker @ 2151Z:
- “Shell30, confirm you’d like to enter iraqi airspace, confirm.”
+ “Affirm sir, Iraqi airspace first, and then RTBing to OTBH [Al Udeid Air Base, #Qatar]

#Iraq 🇮🇶
#USAF 🇺🇸 #MOJO86 (KC-10A #Tanker) enters #Iraq 🇮🇶
Comms with OKBK @ 2201Z:
“MOJO86 contact #Baghdad 123.0”
“123.0 for MOJO86”
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This $CYBL tweet has more clues than you think from @CyberluxC.

Did you catch #FlightEyeDNA w/ #StrategicIP and the mention of $LMT = #NVG 🧩

Remember me talking about #TestBeds?

$BAESY strong theory for European connection.

$CREE $WOLF $LHX $BA $NOC $HON relevant!

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🇺🇸🇷🇺 Can we confirm this TASS story using only publicly available flight data of a #USAF reconnaissance plane's mission earlier today?

Yes we can, and at the same time we deflate their spin.

This is a great example PAOs can use re the benefits of #OSINT.
Not only can we identify the plane's departure and arrival time from Crete, that was #USAF RC-135W Rivet Joint 62-4126 #AE1253 using callsign #ZEUS21.…
We also see very clearly the sensor being used is on the right hand side of the plane; they conduct the pass at ~370kn, turn around as fast as they can (~450kn+), and make another pass, three times. Their departure wasn't forced, they were done; they left at ~420kn; not that fast
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#BREAKING: Watch #Taliban extremists celebrating what they call defeat of Americans in #Kabul airport after departure of the last #USArmy troops from 82nd Airborne Division from the airport onboard six C-17As of #USAF minutes ago.
This is #Kabul now under control of #Taliban & #AlQaeda terrorists. They are celebrating departure of the last American forces from #Afghanistan.
At-least two #Taliban extremists are killed due to gunshot wounds caused by their celebration for departure of the last American troops from #Afghanistan at Kabul airport!
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#BREAKING: The last #USAF aircraft left #Kabul International airport minutes ago. They are six C-17A transport aircraft with 07-7173, 08-8197, 07-7182, 07-7185, 07-7181 & 09-9211 serial numbers. 07-7173 with Moose88 call-sign was the last aircraft to leave #Afghanistan.
This RC-135W Rivet Joint SIGINT aircraft of #USAF serialled 62-4139 played important role in monitoring radio calls & telephone conversation of #ISILK & #Taliban terrorists as the last American troops from #USArmy 82nd Airborne Division were departing #Kabul, #Afghanistan.
Three KC-135R (58-0124, 60-0360 & 62-3554) & a KC-10A (83-0082) were the last #USAF tankers participating the Operation #AlliesRefuge by refueling a RC-135W SIGINT airplane, six C-17A heavy airlifters & two B-52H heavy bombers.
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5 x #USAF C17 accompanied by 4 x tankers ImageImage
Another tanker too, it seems.
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@Conste11ation has transitioned from Phase I to a Direct to Phase II @sbirgov contract with the @usairforce, securing a working relationship with @US_TRANSCOM, @AirMobilityCmd, @618TACC + #CRAF!

Alongside @Kinnami1, through #HGTP, @Constellation will provide a #blockchain alternative to secure end-to-end #bigdata creation and collection, as well as transferability and storage sharing to commercial partners of @DeptofDefense 🚀
To access the network, the #FederalGovernment can rely on Constellation to use its native currency $DAG to secure bandwidth on the network 🔥

#crypto #cryptocurrency #altcoins #breakingnews #DLT #USAF
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#BEAKING: One of the most dangerous terrorists in the world just arrived in #Kabul. A7-MAP, the C-17A of #Qatar Air Force carrying Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar co-founder of #Taliban just landed at #KabulAirport with the Green Light of #US Government. His flight delayed for 1 hour.
#USAF is fully monitoring movement of #Taliban's leaders & their terrorists in #Kabul as the Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar & other leaders of the terrorist organization arrived in #Kabul onboard a C-17A of #Qatar Air Force with A7-MAP using #Iran's airspace.
Correction: The C-17A of #Qatar Air Force with A7-MAP register which was supposed to bring Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar to #Kabul had a last minute change of plan. The airplane landed in #Kandahar where Mullah Baradar disembarked! You can see his convoy👇
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