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Lockheed to Upgrade RoC Air Force F-16 Jets

Lockheed to Upgrade RoC Air Force F-16 Jets

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] was awarded a contract valued up to $1.85 billion by the U.S. Government to initiate the upgrade of 145 Block 20 F-16A/B aircraft for the Republic of China (RoC). This retrofit program will include the addition […]


F-35B Aircraft Test Flight with AIM-9X Sidewinder

F-35B Aircraft Test Flight with AIM-9X Sidewinder

Navy test pilot Lt. Christopher Tabert flies F-35B aircraft BF-3 with inert AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles Sept. 19 over the Atlantic Test Ranges. The test flight evaluated airplane structural loads and flying qualities during maneuvering flight. The F-35B is the variant […]


All of Israeli Air Force F-16s Back In Service

All of Israeli Air Force F-16s Back In Service

All of the Israel Air Force’s F-16 fighter jets have returned to service, following improvements resolving a technical problem that had kept many of the planes grounded in recent months. Roughly three months ago, two F-16 fighter jets were grounded […]


Brazil to delay jet decision until 2013, no favorite

Brazil to delay jet decision until 2013, no favorite

Brazil will postpone until next year a decision on a multi-billion-dollar contract to buy 36 next-generation fighter and there is currently no favorite, a government source said Friday. “The government budget does not include an outlay for the purchase of […]


Airmen certified for F-35 engine runs

Airmen certified for F-35 engine runs

An Airman seated in an aircraft, surrounded by electronic displays, surveys the cockpit of an F-35A Lightning II and begins rehearsed procedures that now feel comfortable. He feels the jet’s familiar rumble below as the engine roars to life on […]


Su-30SM Multirole Fighter Performed Its Maiden Flight

Su-30SM Multirole Fighter Performed Its Maiden Flight

On September 21, at the airfield of Irkutsk Aviation Plant – branch of JSC Irkut Corporation (a part of United Aircraft Corporation) Su-30SM fighter, developed by JSC Sukhoi Design Bureau and designed for the Russian Ministry of Defence, performed its […]


Lancers, Falcons share South Dakota skies

Lancers, Falcons share South Dakota skies

The skies above Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., are routinely filled with B-1 bombers, but during Sept. 17 to 21, base bombers shared the airspace and ramp area with several South Dakota Air National Guard F-16s during a Guard training […]


Leaked pictures of cutting-edge Chinese fighter

Leaked pictures of cutting-edge Chinese fighter

On September 15-16, images of the cutting-edge Chinese fighter jet appeared on the web. The state-of-the-art aircraft bears strong resemblance to the American F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II. It looks like a traditional stealth fighter and will probably be […]


MMRCA Deal Likely By April: IAF Chief

MMRCA Deal Likely By April: IAF Chief

The purchase deal for 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) fighter planes should be signed by April 2013, Air Chief Marshal N. A. K. Browne, Chief of Air Staff, said. “Negotiations are on. We should be able to finish [the […]


 
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