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Iraq to Purchase F-16 Fighter Aircraft

Iraq to Purchase F-16 Fighter Aircraft

Iraq’s potential purchase of 18 U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft is an encouraging development that benefits both nations, the senior U.S. Air Force component commander in Iraq told Pentagon reporters today. “I do not have any word yet that a […]


Army researchers support joint experiment to speed communications using open-source technology

Army researchers support joint experiment to speed communications using open-source technology

When the Army, Navy and Air Force maneuver in the same airspace, a straightforward request to engage a target often has to pass through multiple communications systems and manual approvals, slowing down a process that depends on speed. Now the […]


Danish Airforce Takes Over NATO Baltic Air-policing Mission

Danish Airforce Takes Over NATO Baltic Air-policing Mission

On 2 September, Minister of National Defence Rasa Juknevičienė and representatives of Denmark, France, Estonia, Latvia, as well as Lithuania, will attend an Air Contingent rotation ceremony at the Lithuanian Air force Air Base located in Šiauliai. Danish Air Contingent […]


Air Force celebrates JSF arrival, rolls out nation’s airpower future

Air Force celebrates JSF arrival, rolls out nation’s airpower future

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE: Air Force officials said the unveiling of the F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter was a “historic occasion” during a rollout ceremony here Aug. 26. The F-35A, on display during the ceremony, was delivered here in […]


Swedish Airforce Takes Gripen to Bulgarian Show

Swedish Airforce Takes Gripen to Bulgarian Show

The Swedish Air Force will participate in the event with four Gripen fighters. SwAF pilot Martin Hansson will perform a stunning air display during both Saturday and Sunday. Gripen will also be shown on the static display. Saab invites all […]


Smart bases, electric vehicles key energy independence components

Smart bases, electric vehicles key energy independence components

The Air Force and other Department of Defense agencies are aggressively pursuing plug-in electric vehicles and vehicle-to-grid infrastructure technologies, DOD leaders told industry representatives at an Electric Vehicle Industry Day here Aug. 23. “We are here to tell you three […]


Third Production C-5M Super Galaxy Delivered to US Air Force

Third Production C-5M Super Galaxy Delivered to US Air Force

Lockheed Martin completed delivery today of the third production C-5M Super Galaxy to the U.S. Air Force. The sixth C-5M overall to be delivered to the Air Force, this aircraft will undergo internal paint restoration at Stewart Air National Guard […]


Russian Helicopters Sells 79 Mi-171 at MAKS Show

Russian Helicopters Sells 79 Mi-171 at MAKS Show

At MAKS 2011 International Aviation and Space Salon Russian Helicopters holding company signed two macrocontracts for delivery of Mi-171 helicopters produced by JSC Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (JSC U-UAP). According to the agreements achieved, 40 helicopters of Mi-171 type are planned […]


Russian Stealth Fighter Aborts Takeoff At Air Show

Russian Stealth Fighter Aborts Takeoff At Air Show

Russia’s first stealth fighter jet had to abort a takeoff on the last day of Moscow’s International Aviation and Space Show on August 21 because of what officials said was a malfunction in the right engine. The T-50 did not […]


 
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