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Irkut, Russian Air Force Agree on Su-30SM Tests

Irkut, Russian Air Force Agree on Su-30SM Tests

On June 28, 2013 in the State flight test center named after V. Chkalov (Aktyubinsk city, Astrakhan region) the Russian Ministry of Defence and Irkut Corporation signed the preliminary conclusion concerning special joint flight tests of the multirole two-seat Su-30SM […]


Saab Wins Swedish Gripen Support Order

Saab Wins Swedish Gripen Support Order

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for reserve materiel regarding Gripen for the years 2014–2016. The order’s total value amounts to approximately MSEK 184. This order for the three-year period […]


First Lockheed Martin F-35C Reports to the Navy

First Lockheed Martin F-35C Reports to the Navy

The first Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II Navy carrier variant (CV) aircraft, CF-6, arrived at Strike Fighter Squadron 101 located at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., on Saturday. The jet is the Navy’s first 5th generation F-35 production aircraft. Strike […]


UK/US Trials Review F-35 Interoperability In A Simulated Maritime Scenario

UK/US Trials Review F-35 Interoperability In A Simulated Maritime Scenario

Working with Lockheed Martin and the UK Ministry of Defence, we have linked simulation facilities across five UK sites to create a common synthetic environment to evaluate F-35 interoperability with other UK military platforms. Linking Air and Maritime A recent […]


Long-Range Strike: A Comparative Analysis of Fighters, Bombers, and Missiles

Long-Range Strike: A Comparative Analysis of Fighters, Bombers, and Missiles

Crisis stability and the means of maintaining it, crisis management, were central concerns in the Cold War. They are becoming relevant again as nuclear proliferation and the reemergence of great power competitors make dangerous interstate confrontations increasingly likely. When managing […]


F-35 is backbone of Air Force’s future fighter fleet, Welsh says

F-35 is backbone of Air Force’s future fighter fleet, Welsh says

The Air Force’s most advanced strike aircraft, the F-35 Lightning II, is a vital capability that the nation needs to stay ahead of adversary technological gains, the Air Force chief of staff told a Senate panel here, June 19. Testifying […]


Joint strike fighter on track, costs coming down, Kendall says

Joint strike fighter on track, costs coming down, Kendall says

Indications are that the F-35 joint strike fighter program — the most expensive aviation program in Defense Department history — is on track, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics told a Senate panel here June 19. Testifying […]


Eurofighter Signs Contract for Meteor Integration

Eurofighter Signs Contract for Meteor Integration

Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH has today signed a weapon system integration contract with NETMA, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency, to facilitate and secure integration of MBDA’s Meteor Beyond Visual Range Missile system. The contract was signed at the Paris […]


South Korea opens bidding on $7.3 bn fighter jet deal

South Korea opens bidding on $7.3 bn fighter jet deal

South Korea formally opened bidding Tuesday on a $7.3 billion deal to provide 60 advanced fighter planes, with three aviation giants vying for what is the Asian nation’s largest defence contract to date. US companies Boeing and Lockheed Martin and […]


 
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