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USAF Tests, Will Soon Fly, Flapless Wing Design

USAF Tests, Will Soon Fly, Flapless Wing Design

A feature of aircraft design unchanged for nearly a century may have been twisted into a new shape as a result of a revolutionary new structure being tested in the Mojave Desert. A specially modified Gulfstream III jet successfully took […]


China Wraps Up Air Show with Record Deals

China Wraps Up Air Show with Record Deals

China wrapped up its air show in the southern port city of Zhuhai, Guangdong Province on Sunday with over 300 deals worth a record 23.4 billion U.S. dollars signed, according to the show organizer. The 10th China International Aviation and […]


F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first carrier-based night flight operations aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego Nov. 13. Navy test pilot Lt. Cmdr. Ted “Dutch” Dyckman piloted F-35C test aircraft […]


Chinese Weapons Winning Battle for Export Market

Chinese Weapons Winning Battle for Export Market

Chinese-made armaments have become increasingly popular in the international market, according to an industry insider. “We have observed several successive years of good revenue from the export of our products, and the sales figures keep rising year-on-year,” Liu Song, deputy […]


Indian Su-30s Cleared to Resume Flight

Indian Su-30s Cleared to Resume Flight

The Indian Air Force’s frontline fighter jet, Sukhoi-30, has been cleared for flying after being grounded for nearly a month. The Sukhoi-30 fleet will be back in the air “within a week’s time,” Chief of Air Staff Arup Raha said […]


Secretary of Defense Hagel Announces Nuclear Force Reforms

Secretary of Defense Hagel Announces Nuclear Force Reforms

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today a comprehensive action plan to reform to the nuclear enterprise and called for additional critical investments in sustainment as well as measures to address longstanding cultural issues that have hurt the morale of […]


China shows off new stealth fighter

China shows off new stealth fighter

China’s new stealth jet fighter rocketed skywards Wednesday as Beijing puts on an unprecedented display of openness — and military force — at the country’s premier airshow. The black J-31 rose in a nearly vertical climb on take-off in Zhuhai […]


Pakistan successfully test fires Hatf-VI ballistic missile

Pakistan successfully test fires Hatf-VI ballistic missile

Pakistan on Thursday conducted a successful training launch of intermediate range Shaheen-II (Hatf-VI) ballistic missile, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported. The successful launch was the culminating point of the Field Training Exercise of Army Strategic Forces Command. The […]


Iraqi Pilots to Train On Iraqi-Purchased F-16s In Arizona

Iraqi Pilots to Train On Iraqi-Purchased F-16s In Arizona

The initial group of F-16 fighter jets purchased by Iraq will be delivered to Tucson, Arizona, for Iraqi pilot training due to the security situation in Balad in Iraq, Defense Department spokesman Army Col. Steven Warren said here today. Speaking […]


 
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