The Romanian F16

The Romanian F16

  In October 2013, a deal was agreed upon whereby Romania would buy 12 F-16 fighters from Portugal. Below are few pictures of the first airplanses to be delivered to Romanian Air Forces  this year. The pictures were taken by Alberto Jorge Pinheiro Guedes and Guilherme Mauricio Soares    Via...
American F-22 visiting Romania for the first time

American F-22 visiting Romania for the f...

On Monday, two military aircraft F-22 Raptor of the US Air Force, stationed for a few hours at Mihail Kogalniceanu military base. The two fighters have arrived in Romania are part of the exercise “Operation Atlantic Resolve” and the US military commitment is collective security with NATO and the countries of Eastern Europe.   Via: Cer...
The Romanian MIG 21’s at Radom Air Show 2015

The Romanian MIG 21’s at Radom Air...

During 22-23.08.2015, held in Radom a new edition of the largest air show in Poland – “International Air Show Radom 2015 ‘, attended by 20 countries, including Romania. The official opening was made in the presence of air Poland’s prime minister, Ms Ewa Kopacz, and Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, Mr. Tomasz Siemoniak. In this year, Romania attended three Romanian Air Forces aircraft: two fighters “MiG-21 Lancer” and transport aircraft “C-27 Spartan”. The evolution of the Romanian pilot, Commander George...
Parade on 23 August 1964

Parade on 23 August 1964

Parade August 23, 1964 Twenty years of communist rule in Romania   Via: george-damian.ro
The IAR-93 Vultur

The IAR-93 Vultur

The Avioane Craiova IAR-93 Vultur (Vulture) is a twin-engine, subsonic, close support, ground attack and tactical reconnaissance aircraft with secondary capability as low level interceptor. Built as single-seat main attack version or combat capable two-seat version for advanced flying and weapon training, it was developed as a joint Yugoslav-Romanian project in the 1970s for the air forces of both nations. The Romanian aircraft were built by I.R.Av. Craiova as IAR-93, and its Yugoslav counterpart by Soko as the Soko J-22 Orao. For Romania, the IAR-93 was intended...
US 450th Bomb Group bombing Romania in WWII

US 450th Bomb Group bombing Romania in W...

The bombing of Romania in World War II comprised two series of events: until August 1944, Allied operations, and, following the overthrow of Ion Antonescu’s dictatorship, operations by Nazi Germany. The primary target of Allied operations was Ploiesti, the major site of Romania’s oil industry. The largest refinery there—Astra Româna—processed 2,000,000 short tons (1,800,000 t) of petroleum a year, providing much of the fuel for the German military. Other attacks were against Bucharest, the country’s capital. The below pictures were taken by US...
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