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SURVEY:
European gunships

AFM correspondents continue their review of Europe’s helicopter gunships, covering Greece to Poland in this second instalment.

Su-25SM prepares for the fight
Tomislav Mesarić examines the capabilities of the Su-25SM3, which represents the most advanced Frogfoot in Russian service.



FORCE REPORT:
Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s potent and professional air force is increasingly active internationally through participation in UN missions.

Desert dust-ups
Joe Copalman visited El Centro in Southern California, where RAF Puma crews preparing for Afghanistan undergo the two-month Imperial Zephyr pre-deployment exercise.



EXERCISE REPORT:
Red Flag turns up the heat

The first participation by US Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs in Red Flag has driven planners to raise the complexity of the simulated warfighting exercise, as Dylan Eklund reports.

Greek multi-mission legends
Home to six Hellenic Air Force units, Elefsis hosts no fewer than nine aircraft types, with roles encompassing cargo transport, VIP transport, airborne early warning, combat search and rescue and firefighting. Mark Rourke reports.

AND MUCH MORE!

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