F-15E Strike Eagle being refueled in flight

Fully loaded USAF McDonnell Douglas/Boeing F-15E from the 492nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron goes through in flight refueling (IFR) from a Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker of the 190th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron – the Kansas Coyotes. The units are part of Operation Northern Watch, based at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, enforcing the Northern no-fly zone. The 492nd is based at RAF Lakenheath, England and the 190th is an Air National Guard unit based at Topeka, Kansas. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Dave Westover.)

Fuel Air Explosive (FAE) bomb explodes

An animation/video of a Fuel Air Explosive (FAE) or thermobaric bomb being dropped and detonating to destroy a structure. FAEs use an explosive material that is comprised almost exclusively of a fuel which when detonated, uses all the available oxygen in the blast zone and creates a destructive blast wave as it sucks all the oxygen out of the impact zone.

French Mirage 2000N with ASMP nuclear missile

A fully loaded French Air Force’s Mirage 2000N bomber jet. This version of Dassault’s Mirage 2000B is a two seater jet that has been modified for low level attack and the ability to deploy the ASMP medium range nuclear cruise missile (seen on the fuselage hardpoint above). It forms the basis of France’s air force based tactical nuclear deterrent.