Falcons Italian

FOUR F-1 6s roar overhead on departure from Trapani airbase in Sicily, home of the 37th Wing (37° Stormo) and one of the Italian Air Force’s two main operating bases for the type. The first Fighting Falcons arrived there less than five years ago, replacing the venerable F-104 Starfighter. In three years time, the F-16 will be retired at the end of its brief tenure with the Italian Air Force.

Capability Gap

On February 1, 2001, the Italian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced its decision to lease the Lockheed Martin F-16A Air Defence Fighter (ADF) for the Aeronautica Militare Italiano

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Borisoglebskaya training Air Force Base Chkalov was 90 years old

Borisoglebskaya training Chkalov Air Force Base — formerly known all over the country pilot school — 90 years old.

Borisoglebskoe congratulated the Air Force Academy "Falcons of Russia"

Came on the anniversary of the graduates, faculty, and three commanders of the Air Force over the years. The current commander in chief Viktor Bondar Borisoglebskoe graduated from college in 1981. On the anniversary came and graduate 83rd year, the Hero of Russia Sergey Bogdan — test pilot, he represents our country at international air shows, including the extreme (the pilots avoid the word "last") Show in Le Bourget.

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Chukotka in the airport police seized eight Red birds

The police at the airport in the Chukchi Anadyr not allow two residents take eight Red falcons merlins, said the Interior Ministry.

"Employees of the transport police noticed a man with an impressive cardboard box, inside which was a cage with a taxi. When checking through the X-ray television equipment found that the box was a double bottom. Were extracted from it merlin falcons," — said in a statement.

By the fact of review. The birds will be transferred to the Department of Agriculture specialists policy and management of the Chukotka Autonomous District.

In October, police intercepted a fourth month

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The police stopped the fourth attempt to export merlins in Chukotka

Police officers transport confiscated at the airport three Anadyr Red falcons and merlins one goshawk, which were prepared for shipment to a different region, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday the head of the linear Police Northeast Police linear transport Oleg Yakovlev.

This is the fourth such incident, recorded in the Chukotka region in the last six months. In September alone, the police, border police and FSB officers seized from poachers merlins 27 — 11 in Pevek, 10 in the village of Coal Mine and 6 in Anadyr. Whereas for the whole of last year seized 23 birds, most of

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49 falcons smuggled into Kalmykia Saudis

Saudi citizens have brought to Kalmykia 49 rare falcons of different species, including nine previously illegally exported from Russia, violating international law, said project coordinator for the conservation of rare species of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia Natalia Dronov.

"Several Saudi citizens without permits from CITES imported into Russia 49 falcons, some of whom are in the Red. Since these birds are from another country, it is necessary that the birds were allowed to CITES from Saudi Arabia — the country from which they were taken. Importantly, to the territory of Kalmykia state agencies worked well, it is important

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In the Altai region on will have released 15 individuals Saker Falcon

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In the Altai region 15 individuals Saker Falcon, endangered, today released into the wild. Birds raised nursery staff of rare birds, "Altai Falcon" Altai State University. "We specifically released them on Monday. During the weekend they might meet hunters, — said the head of the laboratory nursery Viktor Plotnikov. — In the Falcons five days until the weekend to quietly adapt. Additionally, rangers reserves may some time to observe falcons, labeled non-replaceable rings, and report on meetings with their members of the laboratory. " "These data are very important for scientists," — he added.

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Borisoglebskaya training Air Force Base Chkalov was 90 years old

Borisoglebskaya training Chkalov Air Force Base — formerly known all over the country pilot school — 90 years old.

Borisoglebskoe congratulated the Air Force Academy "Falcons of Russia"

Came on the anniversary of the graduates, faculty, and three commanders of the Air Force over the years. The current commander in chief Viktor Bondar Borisoglebskoe graduated from college in 1981. On the anniversary came and graduate 83rd year, the Hero of Russia Sergey Bogdan — test pilot, he represents our country at international air shows, including the extreme (the pilots avoid the word "last") Show in Le Bourget.

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