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Israel’s F-16I Fighter Squadrons Return for Training

Israel’s F-16I Fighter Squadrons Return for Training

Two months have passed since the F-16I Division was grounded following the crash last July, and now they have returned to flying. As part of a gradual process, last week, F-16I squadrons held their first training sessions at the Ramon […]


Dutch JSF Jet Fighter Purchase Gets Green Light After 18 Years

Dutch JSF Jet Fighter Purchase Gets Green Light After 18 Years

The Netherlands will go ahead with the purchase of the controversial JSF jet fighter, despite objections, the Telegraaf reports on Tuesday. The decision brings to an end 18 years of political dithering about the wisdom of spending so much money […]


Singapore to Buy Aster 30 Missiles, Upgrade F-16 Fighters

Singapore to Buy Aster 30 Missiles, Upgrade F-16 Fighters

Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen has announced the acquisition of MBDA Aster 30 medium-range air-defense missiles in a reply to a question in Parliament. The Aster will eplace the I-Hawks currently in service. The statement also described […]


Czechs to Renew Gripen Lease for 14 Years

Czechs to Renew Gripen Lease for 14 Years

The Czech Government has decided to lease 14 Gripen aircraft for another 14 years. The Swedish Defence and Security Export Agency (FXM) has been negotiating on a new agreement for over a year with the Czech Ministry of Defence. The […]


Swiss Gripen Fighter Aircraft Purchase Clears Hurdle In Parliament

Swiss Gripen Fighter Aircraft Purchase Clears Hurdle In Parliament

The House of Representatives has agreed to buy fighter jets from Swedish aerospace company Saab. The controversial purchase still needs the final nod from the Senate – and the approval of a sceptical public in a likely referendum. On Wednesday, […]


Eurofighter Typhoon Achieves 200,000 Flying Hours

Eurofighter Typhoon Achieves 200,000 Flying Hours

Germany: Eurofighter Typhoon has now achieved more than 200,000 flying hours since the entry-into-service of its worldwide fleet. Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH confirmed the milestone today adding that, with 719 aircraft on contract, 571 aircraft ordered and 378 aircraft delivered, the […]


Russia unveils plans for new anti-missile system, 5th-generation fighter jet

Russia unveils plans for new anti-missile system, 5th-generation fighter jet

Russia is developing a fifth-generation unmanned fighter jet and a completely new missile defense system which can simultaneously engage several supersonic targets in space, it has been revealed at the MAKS-2013 airshow. The fifth-generation unmanned aircraft, weighing in at around […]


Experts’ Comparative Analysis of Performance Between J-15 and U.S. F-18

Experts’ Comparative Analysis of Performance Between J-15 and U.S. F-18

The J-15 belongs to the 4th generation of conventional shipboard aircraft, which also includes the U.S. navy’s F/A-18C/D “Hornet” and F/A-18E/F “Super Hornet”, the French “Rafale M”, and the Russian Mig-29K which is also used by the Indian navy. According […]


Gripens Guard Czech Air Space 365/24 for Eight Years

Gripens Guard Czech Air Space 365/24 for Eight Years

On the occasion of finalising talks between Czech and Swedish parties on prolongation of a lease agreement of SAAB 39 Gripen supersonic aircraft, Czech PM Jiri Rusnok visited 21st Tactical Air Force Base at Caslav to get more information on […]


 
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