Posts by Nicholas Fiorenza

Leopold I On Film

in Ares Mar 29, 2017
Belgian Defense has produced a nice video of the Leopold I frigate to illustrate the range of missions it has conducted over the last two years, from......

Dutch Chinooks Return From Mali

in Ares Mar 24, 2017
The second of three Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) Chinooks has returned to its home base of Gilze-Rijen from Mali on board a Strategic Airlift......

Anti-ISIS Allies Achieve Aerial Milestones

in Ares Mar 24, 2017
European air forces participating in coalition operations against the so-called Islamic State achieved two milestones this week....

First Benelux Air Policing Scramble

in Ares Mar 08, 2017
Two Belgian air force F-16s intercepted a Hungarian civil aircraft which did not react to air traffic control March 7. The aircraft, with three......

Para-Commandos Hone Skills During Exercise Belgian Beast

in Ares Mar 02, 2017
Belgian para-commandos are honing their skills during Exercise Belgian Beast in the Arizona desert Feb. 13 to March 12....

AAF Conducts Majority Of Air Missions In Afghanistan

in Ares Mar 02, 2017
The Afghan Air Force is conducting more air missions and air strikes than the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan, Brigadier General Charles S. Cleveland,......

Afghanistan Requests Close Air Support

in Ares Feb 07, 2017
Afghan National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar requested support from NATO and its partners in the alliance's Resolute Support training......

Royal Netherlands Air Force Do Double Dutch Intercept

in Ares Jan 27, 2017
Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s made their first two intercepts Jan. 26 since they were deployed to Lithuania for NATO's Baltic air policing......

Belgian Navy Shadows Kuznetsov

in Ares Jan 25, 2017
The Belgian navy escorted Russia's Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier naval group through Belgium's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between the......

Last Of The Bohicans

in Ares Dec 23, 2016
The Bundeswehr has released a video of 18 Bo-105 helicopters bidding farewell by flying in formation from their base in Celle, northern Germany, Dec......