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F-35 Opens the Door to True Cooperation of Forces

F-35 Opens the Door to True Cooperation of Forces

Since the 1950s, engineers worldwide have been trying to create the ideal airplane that possesses the ability to perform short takeoffs and vertical landings while maintain speed and missile capabilities. The first generation of these aircraft only achieved advanced speed […]


Sweden Confirms Sale of Gripen to Switzerland

Sweden Confirms Sale of Gripen to Switzerland

The sale of 22 Gripen fighter jets from Sweden to Switzerland was confirmed on Tuesday for a price of more than 3 billion Swiss francs ($3.1 billion). The first delivery will take place in mid-2018, with all 22 planes to […]


Lockheed Delivers Final Three F-16s to Morocco

Lockheed Delivers Final Three F-16s to Morocco

Three Block 52 F-16s for the Royal Moroccan Air Force line up for take-off for the final delivery flight to Morocco on 22 August 2012 from NAS Fort Worth JRB. The Kingdom of Morocco purchased the aircraft in 2008. The […]


Warships, Fighter Jets, S-400 to ‘Protect Russia APEC Summit’

Warships, Fighter Jets, S-400 to ‘Protect Russia APEC Summit’

Warships, warplanes as well as S-400 missile defense systems will be deployed to protect the leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum during a summit in Russia’s Far East next month, an official said on Friday. The summit will […]


Swiss Will Press On With Swedish Fighter Jet Deal

Swiss Will Press On With Swedish Fighter Jet Deal

Switzerland is planning to press ahead with its controversial purchase of 22 Swedish JAS Gripen fighter jets, despite a highly critical parliamentary report into the deal released on Tuesday. The parliamentary security commission found that the “choice of jet made […]


Iraq to get first US F-16s in Sept 2014: officials

Iraq to get first US F-16s in Sept 2014: officials

The first batch of F-16 fighter jets bought by Iraq are due to be delivered in two years, US officials said on Tuesday as the top American military officer was on a visit to Baghdad. Washington agreed last year to […]


Sukhoi T-50 Stealth Fighter Completes Tanker Plug Trial

Sukhoi T-50 Stealth Fighter Completes Tanker Plug Trial

Russian fighter maker Sukhoi’s T-50 fifth-generation stealth fighter has completed initial approach trials to a flight refueling aircraft, the company said on Tuesday. The aircraft, T-50-2, made approaches to an Il-78 tanker in company with a Su-25UB trainer/strike aircraft. The […]


Fifth Gen Fighter Aircraft to Be Unveiled In India by 2014

Fifth Gen Fighter Aircraft to Be Unveiled In India by 2014

The initial version of a fighter plane, being jointly developed by India and Russia and tipped to be one of the most-advanced in the world, will be unveiled in India in 2014. The Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) with stealth […]


Combat training supports 21st century strategy

Combat training supports 21st century strategy

As the nation winds down from a decade of combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Department of Defense is shifting its focus to the future and recently introduced new strategic guidance describing the projected security environment and key military […]


 
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