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Combat Air Forces to resume flying

Combat Air Forces to resume flying

Combat Air Forces, or CAF, units from multiple commands began flying again today after many stopped flying in April of this year due to sequestration. The restored flying hour program represents $208 million of the $1.8 billion reprogramming allocation authorized […]


Lockheed Martin Delivers 100th Targeting System for F-35

Lockheed Martin Delivers 100th Targeting System for F-35

Lockheed Martin recently delivered the 100thElectro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) for the F-35 Lightning II. EOTS provides affordable, high performance multifunction targeting to the F-35′s full spectrum of military operations. EOTS is the first sensor that combines forward-looking infrared and infrared […]


5th-Generation Fighter Plan Hits Hurdle As Russia Hikes Cost

5th-Generation Fighter Plan Hits Hurdle As Russia Hikes Cost

India’s biggest defence project in the making, the critical joint development of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) with Russia, has flown into some rough weather. Defence ministry sources said the inking of the final design and R&D contract for the […]


Taiwan Makes Pitch for Purchase of F-35 Fighter Jets

Taiwan Makes Pitch for Purchase of F-35 Fighter Jets

A delegation from the Taiwan-US Inter-Parliamentary Amity Association of Taiwan’s Legislature said Wednesday in Washington that Taiwan wants to purchase advanced F-35 fighter jets that best suit its defense needs. Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator and Association Chairman Lin Yu-fang briefed reporters […]


Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Bombers to Russian Air Force

Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Bombers to Russian Air Force

The ceremony of transfer of the serial Su-34 front-line bombers to the Russian Air Force was held today at the Novosibirsk branch of the Sukhoi Company – V.P. Chkalov Novosibirsk aircraft plant (NAZ). Three aircraft took off and headed to […]


RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Force Completes Largest Ever Training Mission

RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Force Completes Largest Ever Training Mission

The Royal Air Force has completed the biggest training mission ever undertaken by its Typhoon Force. Exercise Android Preference concluded at RAF Coningsby last week and forms part of the qualified weapons instructor (QWI) course, which is regarded as the […]


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 […]


 
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