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The Royal Danish Air Force (lit) (RDAF) is the air force of Denmark and is responsible for maintaining homeland defence and carrying out homeland security roles as international operations. [1]

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Aalborg

Aalborg is an industrial and university city in the North of Jutland, Denmark.

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Aalborg Air Base

Aalborg Air Base (Flyvestation Aalborg) also Air Transport Wing Aalborg is a military airbase for the Royal Danish Air Force.

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Aerial refueling

Aerial refueling, also referred to as air refueling, in-flight refueling (IFR), air-to-air refueling (AAR), and tanking, is the process of transferring aviation fuel from one military aircraft (the tanker) to another (the receiver) during flight.

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Afġānistān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

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AgustaWestland AW101

The AgustaWestland AW101 is a medium-lift helicopter used in both military and civil applications.

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Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base

Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base is a Kuwait Air Force installation with part designated for operations by the U.S. Air Force and its allies.

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Air Base Karup

Air Base Karup is the main air base of the Royal Danish Air Force.

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Air chief marshal

Air chief marshal (Air Chf Mshl or ACM) is a very senior air force rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Air force

An air force, also known in some countries as an air army, is in the broadest sense, the national military organization that primarily conducts aerial warfare.

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Air transports of heads of state and government

Air transports of heads of state and government are provided by special aircraft maintained by many nations.

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AirForces Monthly

Air Forces Monthly is a military aviation magazine published by Key Publishing, based in Stamford, United Kingdom.

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Al-Qaeda

Al-Qæda (or; القاعدة,, translation: "The Base", "The Foundation" or "The Fundament" and alternatively spelled al-Qaida, al-Qæda and sometimes al-Qa'ida) is a global militant Islamist organization founded by Osama bin Laden, Abdullah Azzam, and several others, at some point between August 1988.

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Amager

Amager (or, especially among older speakers) is a Danish island in the Øresund.

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Anti-surface warfare

Anti-surface warfare (ASUW or ASuW) is the branch of naval warfare concerned with the suppression of surface combatants.

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Aviation Week & Space Technology

Aviation Week & Space Technology, often abbreviated Aviation Week or AW&ST, is the flagship magazine of the Aviation Week Network.

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Šiauliai International Airport

Šiauliai International Airport (also known as Zokniai Airport, Zoknių oro uostas) is located southeast of the city of Šiauliai, in northern Lithuania.

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Baltic Air Policing

The Baltic air-policing mission is a NATO air defence Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) in order to guard the airspace over the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

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Basra

Basra, also written Basrah (البصرة; BGN: Al Başrah), is the capital of Basra Governorate, located on the Shatt al-Arab river in southern Iraq between Kuwait and Iran.

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Belgium

Belgium (België; Belgique; Belgien), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe.

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Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft.

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Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

The Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet and related twin-seat F/A-18F are twin-engine carrier-capable multirole fighter aircraft variants based on the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet.

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Bombardier Challenger 600 series

The Bombardier Challenger 600 series is a family of business jets.

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Camp Bastion

Camp Bastion is a Ministry of Defense airbase located northwest of the city of Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

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Canada

Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.

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Cold War

The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw Pact).

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Congo Crisis

The Congo Crisis (Crise congolaise) was a period of political upheaval and conflict in the Republic of the Congo (today the Democratic Republic of the Congo) between 1960 and 1965.

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Danish Defence

The armed forces of the Kingdom of Denmark, known as The Defence (Force) (Forsvaret) is charged with the defence of Denmark and its overseas territories, Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

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Danish Naval Air Squadron

The Danish Navy Air Squadron (Søværnets Helikoptertjeneste), was the aerial component of the Danish navy, from 1977 to 2010-12-31.

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Dassault Rafale

The Dassault Rafale (meaning burst of fire in a military sense) is a French twin-engine, canard delta wing, multirole fighter aircraft designed and built by Dassault Aviation.

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Defence Command (Denmark)

The Defence Command (Værnsfælles Forsvarskommando, VFK) is the Danish joint military command and the top coordination and controlling authority of the Danish military.

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Denmark

Denmark (Danmark) is a country in Northern Europe.

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Denmark in World War II

During much of World War II, Denmark was occupied by Nazi Germany.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Eskadrille 721

Eskadrille 721 of the Royal Danish Air Force is the sole squadron in 'Air Transport Wing Aalborg' of the Danish Defence.

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Eskadrille 724

Eskadrille 724 is a Royal Danish Air Force helicopter squadron, housed at Karup Air Base in central Jutland.

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Eurocopter Fennec

The Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) AS550 Fennec and AS555 Fennec 2 are lightweight, multipurpose military helicopters manufactured by Eurocopter Group (now Airbus Helicopters).

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Eurofighter Typhoon

The Eurofighter Typhoon is a twin-engine, canard-delta wing, multirole fighter.

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Fighter Wing Skrydstrup

Fighter Wing Skrydstrup is an air base of the Royal Danish Air Force situated in southern Jutland.

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Fokker

Fokker was a Dutch aircraft manufacturer named after its founder, Anthony Fokker.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon

The General Dynamics (now Lockheed Martin) F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine multirole fighter aircraft originally developed by General Dynamics for the United States Air Force (USAF).

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Greece

Greece (Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) and known since ancient times as Hellas (Greek: Ελλάς), is a country located in southeastern Europe.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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Helmand Province

Helmand (Balochi/Pashto/Dari: هلمند) or Hillmand is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the south of the country.

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Homeland defense

Homeland defense (HD) is the protection of a territory, sovereignty, domestic population, and critical infrastructure against external threats and aggression.

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Homeland security

Homeland security is an American umbrella term for "the concerted national effort to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards where American interests, aspirations, and ways of life can thrive to the national effort to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce the vulnerability of the U.S. to terrorism, and minimize the damage from attacks that do occur." Homeland security is not constrained to terrorist incidents.

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Hugh Saunders

Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh William Lumsden Saunders & Bar, MM (24 August 1894 – 8 May 1987) was a South African who rose through the ranks to become a senior Royal Air Force commander.

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Hughes OH-6 Cayuse

The Hughes OH-6 Cayuse (nicknamed "Loach", after the requirement acronym LOH—Light Observation Helicopter) is a single-engine light helicopter with a four-bladed main rotor used for personnel transport, escort and attack missions, and observation.

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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL; الدولة الإسلامية في العراق والشام), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham, Islamic State (IS), or Daesh (داعش), is a Salafi jihadist extremist militant group and self-proclaimed Islamic state and caliphate, which is led by and mainly composed of Sunni Arabs from Iraq and Syria.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Jutland

Jutland (Jylland; Jütland), also known as Cimbrian Peninsula (Den Kimbriske Halvø Kimbrische Halbinsel), is a peninsula of Northern Europe that forms the continental portion of Denmark and the northern portion of Germany.

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Key Publishing

Key Publishing is a magazine publishing company specialising in aviation titles, based in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean Hangul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, Hanguk Jeonjaeng, "Korean War"; in North Korean Chosungul: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North and South Korea, in which a United Nations force led by the United States of America fought for the South, and China fought for the North, which was also assisted by the Soviet Union.

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Kosovo

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Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan (Кыргызстан Kyrgyzstan; Киргизия or Кыргызстан), officially the Kyrgyz Republic (Кыргыз Республикасы Kyrgyz Respublikasy; Кыргызская Республика Kyrgyzskaya Respublika), formerly known as Kirghizia, is a country located in Central Asia.

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Lashkar Gah

Lashkar Gah (لشکرگاه, لښکرګاه), historically also called Bost (بُسْت), is a city in southern Afghanistan and the capital of Helmand Province.

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Letter of intent

A letter of intent (LOI or LoI, and sometimes capitalized as Letter of Intent in legal writing, but only when referring to a specific document under discussion) is a document outlining one or more agreements between two or more parties before the agreements are finalized.

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Libya

Libya (ليبيا) is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.

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Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire (or; abbreviated Lincs) is a historical county in the east of England.

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List of Lockheed F-104 Starfighter operators

The List of Lockheed F-104 Starfighter operators lists the countries and their air force units that have operated the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter.

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Lithuania

Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in Northern Europe.

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Lockheed C-130 Hercules

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed, now Lockheed Martin.

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Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is a single-engine, supersonic interceptor aircraft originally developed by Lockheed for the United States Air Force (USAF).

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Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules

The Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft.

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Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a family of single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multirole fighters undergoing final development and testing by the United States.

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Lockheed T-33

The Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (or T-Bird) is an American jet trainer aircraft.

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II.

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McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender

The McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender is an aerial refueling tanker aircraft - the military version of the three-engined DC-10 airliner operated by the United States Air Force (USAF).

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Military intervention against ISIL

In response to rapid territorial gains made by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS or Daesh, calling itself the Islamic State) militants during the first half of 2014, and internationally condemned brutality, reported human rights abuses and the fear of further spillovers of the Syrian Civil War, many states began to intervene against ISIL in Syria and Iraq, and three states, later, intervened or surveilled on ISIL in Libya.

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Military of Greenland

The government of Greenland does not have control of Greenland's military or foreign affairs.

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Military transport aircraft

Military transport aircraft or military cargo aircraft are typically fixed wing and rotary wing cargo aircraft which are used to airlift troops, weapons and other military equipment by a variety of methods to any area of military operations around the surface of the planet, usually outside of the commercial flight routes in uncontrolled airspace.

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MIM-23 Hawk

The Raytheon MIM-23 Hawk (Homing All the Way Killer) is a U.S. medium-range surface-to-air missile.

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MIM-3 Nike Ajax

The United States Army's Nike Ajax was the world's first operational surface-to-air missile (SAM), entering service in 1954.

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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.

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NATO bombing of Yugoslavia

The NATO bombing of Yugoslavia was the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) military operation against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia during the Kosovo War.

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Naval Air Station Sigonella

Naval Air Station Sigonella, "The Hub of the Med", is a U.S. Navy installation at NATO Base Sigonella and an Italian Air Force base (Base aerea di Sigonella) in Sicily, Italy.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland) is the main "constituent country" (land) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Nord, Greenland

Station Nord is a military and scientific station in northeastern Greenland 1700 km north of the Arctic Circle at 81°36'N, 16°40'W.

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North American F-100 Super Sabre

The North American F-100 Super Sabre was an American supersonic jet fighter aircraft that served with the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1954 to 1971 and with the Air National Guard (ANG) until 1979.

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Norway

Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk)), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus Jan Mayen and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.

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Norwegian Armed Forces in exile

The Norwegian Armed Forces in exile were remnants of the armed forces of Norway that continued to fight the Axis powers from Allied countries, such as Britain and Canada, after they had escaped the German conquest of Norway during World War II.

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Operation Enduring Freedom

Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is the official name used by the government of the United States of America to describe the Global War on Terrorism.

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Operation Inherent Resolve

Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) is the U.S. military operation name for the military intervention against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), including both the campaign in Iraq and the campaign in Syria.

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Peter Bartram

Peter Bartram (4 May 1961 in Aarhus) is a Danish general.

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Police of Denmark

The police of Denmark (da: Politiet) is the interior part of the Danish legitimate force providers (the Danish military being the exterior).

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Politiken

Politiken is a leading Danish daily broadsheet newspaper, published by JP/Politikens Hus in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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RAF officer ranks

Lieutenant General David Henderson originally proposed that Royal Air Force officers use a combination of British Army and Royal Navy ranks.

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Republic F-84 Thunderjet

The Republic F-84 Thunderjet was an American turbojet fighter-bomber aircraft.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Danish Air Force Officers School

The Royal Danish Air Force Academy (known in Denmark as Flyvevåbnets Officersskole) educates and commissions all officers for the Royal Danish Air Force.

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Royal Danish Army

The Royal Danish Army (Danish: Hæren, "The Army") is the land warfare branch of the Danish Defence Forces, together with the Danish Home Guard.

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Royal Danish Navy

The Royal Danish Navy (Søværnet in Danish) is the sea-based branch of the Danish Defence force.

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Royal Netherlands Air Force

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) (Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu), "Royal Air Force"), is the military aviation branch of the Netherlands Armed Forces.

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Royal Norwegian Air Force

The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) (Luftforsvaret) is the air force of Norway.

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Saab JAS 39 Gripen

The Saab JAS 39 Gripen (English: "griffin") is a light single-engine multirole fighter aircraft manufactured by the Swedish aerospace company Saab.

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Saab Safari

Saab MFI-15 Safari, also known as the Saab MFI-17 Supporter, is a propeller-powered basic trainer aircraft used by several air forces.

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SABCA

SABCA (Sociétés Anonyme Belge de Constructions Aéronautiques) is a Belgian aerospace company, controlled by Dassault Group and Stork.

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Scandinavian defence union

A Scandinavian defence union between Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark was planned after the end of World War II.

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Search and rescue

Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger.

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Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw

For other uses of "H19" see H19 (disambiguation). The Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw, (sold commercially under its Sikorsky model number, S-55) was a multi-purpose helicopter used by the United States Army and United States Air Force.

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Sikorsky S-61

The Sikorsky S-61L and S-61N are civil variants of the successful SH-3 Sea King helicopter.

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Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk

The Sikorsky SH-60/MH-60 Seahawk (or Sea Hawk) is a twin turboshaft engine, multi-mission United States Navy helicopter based on the United States Army UH-60 Black Hawk and a member of the Sikorsky S-70 family.

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Squadron (aviation)

A squadron in air force, army aviation, or naval aviation is mainly a unit comprising a number of military aircraft and their aircrews, usually of the same type, typically with 12 to 24 aircraft, sometimes divided into three or four flights, depending on aircraft type and air force.

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Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford is a town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire, England, north of London on the A1.

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Strategic Airlift Capability

The Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) is a consortium of 12 nations, 10 of which are member states of NATO and two of which are Partners For Peace, to pool resources to purchase and operate Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft for joint strategic airlift purposes.

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Surface-to-air missile

A surface-to-air missile (SAM), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM), is a missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles.

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Surveillance aircraft

A surveillance aircraft is an aircraft used for surveillance—collecting information over time.

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Tactical Air Command

Tactical Air Command (TAC) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.

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Taliban

The Taliban (طالبان "students"), alternately spelled Taleban, is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan.

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Trainer (aircraft)

A trainer is a class of aircraft designed specifically to facilitate flight training of pilots and aircrews.

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Transit Center at Manas

Transit Center at Manas (formerly Manas Air Base and unofficially Ganci Air Base) is a former U.S. military installation at Manas International Airport, near Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.

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Tune, Denmark

Tune is a town in Greve Municipality, located five kilometer southeast of Roskilde and 26 km southwest of Copenhagen City Hall Square, in metropolitan Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Turkey

Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United Nations Operation in the Congo

Organisation des Nations Unies au Congo, abbreviated ONUC (English: The United Nations Organization in the Congo), was a United Nations peacekeeping force in Congo that was established after United Nations Security Council Resolution 143 of 14 July 1960.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.

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Værløse

Værløse is a town in Furesø Municipality in the northwestern outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Victory in Europe Day

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 (7 May in Commonwealth realms) to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces.

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Vojens Municipality

Vojens Municipality (Woyens), was a municipality (Danish, kommune) in the former South Jutland County on the Jutland peninsula in south Denmark.

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War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

The War in Afghanistan is the period in which the United States invaded Afghanistan after the September 11 attacks.

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Westland Lynx

The Westland Lynx is a British multi-purpose military helicopter designed and built by Westland Helicopters at its factory in Yeovil.

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2011 military intervention in Libya

On 19 March 2011, a multi-state coalition began a military intervention in Libya to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973.

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Redirects here:

Air Force of Denmark, Danish Air Force, Flyvevåbnet, Kongelige Danske Flyvevåbnet, RDAF.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Danish_Air_Force

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