United States Airforce

Naval Visits – FS JEANNE D’ARC R 97 – 19-23.04.2002

On Friday 19th April 2002 the French Navy Helicopter Carrier FS JEANNE D’ARC 97 together with the Georges Leygues Class Frigate FS GEORGES LEYGUES D 640 entered Grand Harbour for a diplomatic visit berthing at Pinto 4 and 5 wharves alongside each other with the helicopter carrier alongside berth. R 97 had 6 Helicopters Embarked …

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Libya Tensions – Mi-35 Helicopter shot down – 12.04.2020

On Sunday 12th April, 2020 the Pantsir S1 Turkish Air Defense System shot down a Russian made Mil Mi-35 Helicopter in the northern region of Libya, the Libyan National Army (LNA) confirmed. According to LNA the helicopter was flying over the Misurata area, when the helo was hit by air defense missiles belonging to the …

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Naval News – 19 Years – USS COLE DDG 67 Bombing Attack – 12.10.2000

USS COLE DDG 67 a United States Navy Arleigh Burke Class guided missile destroyer homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia is named in honor of Marine Sergeant Darrell S. Cole, a machine gunner killed in action on Iwo Jima on 19 February 1945, during World War II. The ship was built by Ingalls Shipbuilding and was delivered to the Navy on 11 March 1996. Above images – Entering Valletta a …

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