Luftwaffe

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Synonyms for Luftwaffe

the German airforce

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It is said that if an American fighter pilot can defeat a German Air Force MiG-29 pilot, the American will be able to defeat any real-world adversary employing the Fulcrum.
The Baltic Command and Control Information System (BALTCCIS) is being developed by the German Air Force as part of its bilateral co-operation with countries that might join NATO in the future, in this case Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
An American pilot is learning about the German air force while flying the Russian-built MiG-29
He deemed it necessary to knock out the German Air Force to ensure that it could not defend against the Normandy landing on D-Day in June.
During the ceremonies, Lieutenant Colonel Klaus Waterholter, a student and representative of the German Air Force Logistics Command, presented certificates of appreciation to the Infantry School support staff.
Details of current export prospects for German defence companies, recent procurement activity in the German air force and the latest figures for the German defence budget;
1940: The German air force, the Luftwaffe, attacks shipping convoys offthe south-east coast of England at the start of the battle to save Britain from invasion.
These include four P-8A simulators sold to Boeing for the United States Navy, a contract to provide an SW4 helicopter simulator for the Polish Air Force, various contracts to provide the German Air Force with a range of training support services, and a contract to provide lifecycle support and maintenance services for PWN's AW139 simulator in Malaysia.
Air Force personnel including those of the US Air Force, Royal Air Force, Italian Air Force, German Air Force, and Sri Lankan Air Force will be gathering at the meeting to discuss the key training challenges, requirements and programmes for a series of UCAV, HALE, MALE and Small UAS (http://www.
McDonnell Douglas The German air force has begun providing its fourth period of quick reaction alert cover for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, having deployed six McDonnell Douglas F-4F Phantoms to the latter's Siauliai air base.
In the summer of 1940, the Luftwaffe, the German air force, attempted to win air superiority over southern Britain and the English Channel by destroying the Royal Air Force and the British aircraft industry.
The Air Ministry said they inflicted 'the greatest damage on the German air force since bombing raids on this country began'.
Both of the authors are accomplished air power historians, and both of them have extensive experience in assessing the performance of the German Air Force during World War II.
Reitsch, a test pilot for Germany during World War II, presents her memoirs, which describe how she left medical school to become an aviator, held the world gliding record for women, and worked as a stunt pilot for films before she volunteered for the German air force.
A CRUCIAL phase of the Second World War began in July 1940 when the German air force launched a barrage of attacks on shipping convoys off the south-east coast of England.
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