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US agrees deal to buy 43 more F-35 fighters: Pentagon

US agrees deal to buy 43 more F-35 fighters: Pentagon

The Pentagon will buy another 43 F-35 fighter jets worth roughly $4 billion from aerospace giant Lockheed Martin, officials said Tuesday, four months after it was briefly grounded following an engine fire. Although final details have to be worked out, […]


UK MoD Set to Order Its First Batch of F-35 Lightning II Combat Aircraft

UK MoD Set to Order Its First Batch of F-35 Lightning II Combat Aircraft

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon today announced that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has reached agreement in principle on an order for the first production batch of four Lightning II stealth combat aircraft – which will operate from both the Royal […]


DOD and Lockheed Announce Principle Agreement on Purchase of F-35s

DOD and Lockheed Announce Principle Agreement on Purchase of F-35s

The U.S. Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin have reached an agreement in principle for the production of 43 F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Officials anticipate the Low-Rate Initial Production lot 8 (LRIP 8) contract to be finalized in the coming […]


Saab and Brazil Sign Contract for Gripen NG

Saab and Brazil Sign Contract for Gripen NG

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Brazilian Federal Government (Ministry of Defense through the Aeronautics Command, COMAER) covering the development and production of 36 Gripen NG fighter aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force. The total […]


Finland Needs New Fighters for Defense Credibility: Minister

Finland Needs New Fighters for Defense Credibility: Minister

Finland’s next government will have to grapple with the difficult decision of appropriating additional funds to update Finland’s aging defence armaments. This added funding will mean that the money will have to be cut from other national priorities, said Minister […]


NATO Air Policing Fighters Intercept Russian Aircraft over the Baltic Sea

NATO Air Policing Fighters Intercept Russian Aircraft over the Baltic Sea

NATO radars detected and tracked one unidentified aircraft flying in the vicinity of Allied airspace in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, 21 October at approximately 9 a.m. CET. Fighter jets from NATO Ally Denmark (F-16) were scrambled, as were Portuguese […]


J-31 Stealth Fighter to Appear At Zhuhai Air Show

J-31 Stealth Fighter to Appear At Zhuhai Air Show

Over 130 aircraft of various types will participate in the 10th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition to be unveiled on November 11, 2014 in Zhuhai of south China’s Guangdong province, and the J-31 stealth fighter will also appear in […]


Home-Made Engines to Play Major Role In China’s Future Fighters

Home-Made Engines to Play Major Role In China’s Future Fighters

A large array of domestic and foreign new fighters including J-10, J-31 and Su-35 will appear at the 10th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China 2014) during November 11 to 16, 2014. Wu Guohui, a professor from the […]


Mapping drone prompts China to scramble fighter jets

Mapping drone prompts China to scramble fighter jets

China deployed more than 1,200 troops and scrambled fighter jets in response to an unauthorised flight near Beijing airport by what turned out to be a mapping drone, state-run media reported Thursday. Three men are being prosecuted over the incident, […]


 
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