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US announces first F-35 in Europe to be based in the UK

US announces first F-35 in Europe to be based in the UK

RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk will become home to the first 2 US F-35 fighter jet squadrons in Europe. The US Department of Defense has announced that RAF Lakenheath will become home to the first 2 US F-35 squadrons in Europe […]


RAF Eurofighter Typhoons Fly to Nellis for Red Flag

RAF Eurofighter Typhoons Fly to Nellis for Red Flag

For the thousands of passengers who fly directly across the Atlantic on a daily basis, intercontinental air travel is routine and straightforward. In contrast, flying a squadron of RAF Typhoon FGR4 multi-role fighters from the UK to the USA is […]


New F-35 Fighters to Join Israeli Air Force in 2019

New F-35 Fighters to Join Israeli Air Force in 2019

A new squadron of 19 F-35 jets will be incorporated into the Israeli Air Force beginning in 2019 after the decision to purchase another set of planes was confirmed by the IAF and government officials. These newly engineered fighters are […]


Computer glitch prevents US’ most advanced F-35 fighter jet from firing until 2019 – report

Computer glitch prevents US’ most advanced F-35 fighter jet from firing until 2019 – report

The Pentagon’s fighter jet F-35 may not be fully operational until 2019 due to a newly discovered computer glitch. The $400 billion ultra-sophisticated jet, the most expensive in US history, was expected to enter service in 2015. F-35 is the […]


F-35 Lightning II Program Meets Aircraft Production Goal for 2014

F-35 Lightning II Program Meets Aircraft Production Goal for 2014

The Department of Defense accepted its final F-35 Lightning II aircraft delivery for 2014 today meeting the program production goal of 36 aircraft. With the last delivery for this year, the government, Lockheed Martin and industry team has delivered 109 […]


First Storm Shadow Missile Release from a Eurofighter Typhoon

First Storm Shadow Missile Release from a Eurofighter Typhoon

The Italian aerospace and defence company Alenia Aermacchi, working closely with its Eurofighter partners, has successfully conducted the first release of a Storm Shadow missile from a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft as part of its missile integration program. The trials took […]


Saab Receives FMV Order to Extend Gripen Lease in the Czech Republic

Saab Receives FMV Order to Extend Gripen Lease in the Czech Republic

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the extended lease of Gripen from Sweden to the Czech Republic. This agreement provides for the continuing support and upgrade of the Czech […]


F-35 European Maintenance Sites Announced

F-35 European Maintenance Sites Announced

The F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program office announced today the European locations for heavy engine and heavy air frame maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade facilities. “In the European region, F-35 initial air frame MROU capability will be provided […]


Pakistan adds home-made fighter jets to airforce

Pakistan adds home-made fighter jets to airforce

The head of Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) said Tuesday that Pakistan had introduced 50 home-assembled multi-role JF-17 Thunder fight jets into its airforce. Air Marshal Javed Ahmed, chief of the state-owned Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC), said the Pakistan Air Force […]


 
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