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Romania plans to replace obsolete Soviet fighters with F-16s

Romania plans to replace obsolete Soviet fighters with F-16s

Romania’s top national security body has approved a plan to replace Soviet-made MiG-21 LanceR fighters with second-hand U.S. F-16 Falcon jets, the president’s office said on its website on Wednesday. The Romanian government will send a proposal to acquire 24 […]


US leaves open more arms for Taiwan

US leaves open more arms for Taiwan

WASHINGTON: The United States left open the possibility of further arms sales to Taiwan, with a senior official saying that China’s military buildup was aimed squarely at the self-governing island. President Barack Obama’s administration in January approved a 6.4 billion […]


Tsuiki ATR exercise concludes

Tsuiki ATR exercise concludes

TSUIKI AIR BASE, Japan: The departure of the final two F-16 Fighting Falcons from Tsuiki Air Base March 12 signaled the end of a weeklong aviation training relocation exercise between the 35th Fighter Wing from Misawa AB, Japan and the […]


Thunderbirds ready for 57th season

Thunderbirds ready for 57th season

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.:  The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” flew their acceptance show March 11 and were approved by Gen. William M. Fraser III, commander of Air Combat Command, to start their 2010 show season. “The […]


Taiwan says China now has edge in air power

Taiwan says China now has edge in air power

Taipei: China now has better fighter jets than Taiwan, according to a military report by the island’s defence ministry as the air force Monday renewed its bid to obtain new F-16s from the United States. Of the three types of […]


New F-16 Aircraft for Egyptian Air Force

New F-16 Aircraft for Egyptian Air Force

FORT WORTH, Texas: The U.S. government has awarded an initial $213 million to Lockheed Martin for long-lead tasks for the production of 20 new Advanced Block 52 F-16 aircraft for Egypt. “This is a great day for Lockheed Martin and […]


Notations on the Cost of the F-35 and Other Aircraft

Notations on the Cost of the F-35 and Other Aircraft

F-35 costs Early promises were made inside the Pentagon for unit cost. There was a $35 million per unit “total program unit cost” promise that was widely circulated in the Pentagon; however, I find today no documentation of it. (“Total […]


Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) Tested Aboard USAF F-16

Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) Tested Aboard USAF F-16

LINTHICUM, Md: Northrop Grumman Corporation, in conjunction with the U.S. Air Force, has successfully completed a series of demonstration flights of its Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) installed in an F-16 fighter aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The […]


LM To Provide Sniper And Navigation Pods To Turkish Air Force

LM To Provide Sniper And Navigation Pods To Turkish Air Force

Orlando FL: Lockheed Martin has signed a foreign military sales contract to deliver Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs) and LANTIRN Enhanced Resolution (ER) navigation pods to the Turkish Air Force. Valued at $118 million, the contract will provide Sniper ATP […]


 
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