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Royal Air Force Typhoons Intercept Multiple Russian Aircraft

Royal Air Force Typhoons Intercept Multiple Russian Aircraft

RAF Typhoons were yesterday (Tuesday 17 June) scrambled to intercept multiple Russian aircraft as part of NATO’s ongoing mission to police Baltic airspace. The Typhoon aircraft, from 3 (Fighter) Squadron, were launched after four separate groups of aircraft were detected […]


Pentagon temporarily grounds F-35 fighter jets

Pentagon temporarily grounds F-35 fighter jets

The US military temporarily grounded its entire F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet fleet at the weekend after an apparent engine oil leak, the latest glitch for the much-vaunted program. Joint Strike Fighter program officials described Friday’s move as “prudent action” […]


Saudi Air Force Completes Transatlantic F-15 Deployment for Red Flag 2014

Saudi Air Force Completes Transatlantic F-15 Deployment for Red Flag 2014

Airbus Defence and Space has congratulated the Royal Saudi Air Force on its successful deployment of eight F-15 fighters to the USA for Red Flag 2014 through the use of its new fleet of Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker […]


Eurofighter jet crashes in Spain, pilot killed

Eurofighter jet crashes in Spain, pilot killed

A Eurofighter jet crashed while attempting to land at an air base in southwestern Spain on Monday, killing its pilot, the defense ministry said. “A Eurofighter crashed on landing at the start of the runway of the Moron base,” near […]


Iraq Accepts First Lockheed Martin F-16 Aircraft

Iraq Accepts First Lockheed Martin F-16 Aircraft

Lockheed Martin (LMT) delivered the first of 36 F-16 Block 52 aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force during a ceremony today at its Fort Worth facility. The Republic of Iraq’s first F-16 Fighting Falcon on display at Lockheed Martin’s Fort […]


F-35 Lightning II Aircraft Demonstrates Air-To-Air Combat Capability

F-35 Lightning II Aircraft Demonstrates Air-To-Air Combat Capability

In the Point Mugu Sea Test Range airspace off the Central California coast, an F-35B demonstrated the jet’s air-to-air combat capability when it sequentially engaged two aerial targets with two AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles during a Weapon Delivery […]


Final F-35A Delivered to Eglin AFB

Final F-35A Delivered to Eglin AFB

The 58th Fighter Squadron became the Air Force’s first complete F-35A Lightning II squadron after they welcomed their 26th and final F-35A May 28 at the 33rd Fighter Wing, here. Maj. Scott Charlton, 58th FS pilot, ferried the aircraft, AF-45, […]


MMRCA Deal: Rafale Negotiations Expected to Be Wrapped Up In 3 Months

MMRCA Deal: Rafale Negotiations Expected to Be Wrapped Up In 3 Months

India is closer to finally sealing the almost $20 billion MMRCA (medium multirole combat aircraft) project to acquire 126 French Rafale fighters, which IAF has identified as a top-priority for the Narendra Modi government. Defence ministry sources said the final […]


Russian Air Force Unveils Arms Procurement Plan

Russian Air Force Unveils Arms Procurement Plan

Russia’s Air Force is set to receive new aircraft and anti-missile defense systems, as well as to stage large-scale drills by the end of 2014, a Russian Defense Ministry’s Air Force spokesman said. “By the end of the year, the […]


 
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