FEATURING:



Spirits strike
Babak Taghvaee reports on January's B-2A Spirit attack against targets of the so-called Islamic State in Libya.

INTEL REPORT:
A long haul

AFM assesses the coalition air effort assembled to tackle so-called Islamic State, or Daesh, in Iraq and Syria under the cohesive effort of Operation Inherent Resolve. Including an extensive order of battle.



SURVEY:
European gunships

Attack helicopter fleets within NATO’s European air arms are in a constant state of flux. Alan Warnes and a team of AFM correspondents examine the current status of the gunships of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, France and Germany in the first of a new series.

Going out on a high
With the days of the RAF’s Tornado Force numbered, the type’s Operational Conversion Unit, No XV(R) Squadron, is set to disband on March 31. Alan Warnes visited the unit’s RAF Lossiemouth base as the final training courses came to an end.



FORCE REPORT:
Bulgarian Air Force

Alexander Mladenov and Krassimir Grozev look at the transformation of this small European air arm that still relies on Soviet-era frontline jets.

Show of ‘Force’
The US Navy’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 20 'Force' is where cutting-edge systems are put through their paces. Gert Kromhout reports from its base at NAS Patuxent River.

AND MUCH MORE!

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