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Airbus Presents A330neo, But F-35 Is A No-Show At Air Show

Airbus Presents A330neo, But F-35 Is A No-Show At Air Show

The Airbus 330neo, an update of Airbus’s popular range of long-haul passenger jets, is a highlight of this year’s Farnborough Airshow. But the troubled F35 Joint Strike Fighter is off the program for now. Airbus kicked off the Farnborough Airshow […]


Hill AFB Plays Key Role In Delivering F-16s To Indonesia

Hill AFB Plays Key Role In Delivering F-16s To Indonesia

The combined efforts of Hill Air Force Base’s Ogden Air Logistics Complex, F-16 System Program Office, Defense Logistics Agency and several other Defense Department organizations will culminate in the initial delivery of three of 24 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft to […]


F-35 jet fire may be isolated problem

F-35 jet fire may be isolated problem

An engine fire last month on a US F-35 fighter jet was likely an isolated incident and not part of a wider problem for the new aircraft, a top Pentagon official said Thursday. The comments came as Defense Secretary Chuck […]


F-35 Fleet Temporarily Grounded

F-35 Fleet Temporarily Grounded

A Department of Defense spokesman has announced the temporary grounding of the F-35 fleet based upon a recent runway incident. Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby, Pentagon press secretary, stated that the technical air worthiness authorities of the Department of the […]


Saab: Gripen Closes In On Operational Meteor Capability

Saab: Gripen Closes In On Operational Meteor Capability

Sweden: Defence and security company Saab and FMV have concluded missile integration firings with Gripen and the MBDA Meteor BVRAAM (Beyond Visual-Range Air-to-Air Missile). These latest firings, conducted earlier this year, further verified missile integration with Gripen and validated seeker […]


Iraq’s new jets likely from Iran: experts

Iraq’s new jets likely from Iran: experts

Three Sukhoi ground attack jets shown landing in Iraq in a video released by the defence ministry are likely from Iran, a think tank said Wednesday. Iraq has purchased more than a dozen Sukhoi jets from Russia in a bid […]


Lockheed Targets Denmark for F-35

Lockheed Targets Denmark for F-35

Designed to defeat both existing and emerging threats, the F-35 Lightning II represents a quantum leap in air dominance and international partnership for the Royal Danish Air Force. An aircraft so advanced, it sets new global standards for multi-mission capability […]


Jordan Becomes 16th International Customer for Lockheed’s Sniper ATP

Jordan Becomes 16th International Customer for Lockheed’s Sniper ATP

In 2013, the Royal Jordanian Air Force selected Lockheed Martin’s Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) to equip its fleet of F-16 aircraft, becoming the 16th international customer for the program. For the initial $16.5 million contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver […]


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 […]


 
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