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LCA Tejas Fighter Jet Won’t Be Combat-Ready Before 2015

LCA Tejas Fighter Jet Won’t Be Combat-Ready Before 2015

At a time when the US is fast-developing hypersonic bombers capable of flying at 20 times the speed of sound, India’s largely home-grown Tejas light combat aircraft will “not be ready to go to war” any time before 2015. The […]


Venezuela’s Chavez Eyes Russian Su-35 Fighters

Venezuela’s Chavez Eyes Russian Su-35 Fighters

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Thursday he is interested in buying Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E multirole fighter jets from Russia to enhance his country’s defense capabilities. “I have already sent a statement to the government of Russia that we are […]


Meteor Integration Work Progresses on Eurofighter Typhoon

Meteor Integration Work Progresses on Eurofighter Typhoon

Integration of the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile with the Eurofighter Typhoon progresses as the cockpit design is trialed by pilots at BAE Systems. Pilots from each of the Eurofighter Nations were invited to take part in the Meteor […]


J-15 Jets On Deck As Carrier Sets Off On Longest Sea Trials

J-15 Jets On Deck As Carrier Sets Off On Longest Sea Trials

China’s aircraft carrier has set out from Dalian in the northeastern province of Liaoning on sea trials that will last 25 days, the longest yet, and experts say domestic J-15 fighters may be involved in landing and takeoff exercises. An […]


Saab to Invest In Gripen Fighter Weapon School In South Africa

Saab to Invest In Gripen Fighter Weapon School In South Africa

Saab is to invest in an advanced training centre for experienced fighter pilots initially from Gripen countries and its user air forces, at Air Force Base Overberg in South Africa. The Gripen Fighter Weapon School is an initiative from Saab […]


Lockheed Martin F-35 Flight Test Progress Report

Lockheed Martin F-35 Flight Test Progress Report

Lockheed Martin’s (LMT) F-35 program accrued the highest number of test points in a single month during June, an accomplishment indicative of the program’s ongoing maturation. Additionally, for the 18th consecutive month the F-35 test program remained ahead of plan. […]


Lockheed Martin Delivers Four F-35s To USAF And Marine Corps

Lockheed Martin Delivers Four F-35s To USAF And Marine Corps

With the delivery of four Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft since June 29, an important milestone was achieved as the Department of Defense now possesses more operational-coded F-35s than test aircraft. A total of nine F-35s have been delivered […]


Gripen NG Flying with Raven ES-05 AESA Radar

Gripen NG Flying with Raven ES-05 AESA Radar

The Gripen NG test aircraft is now flying with a SELEX Galileo Raven ES-05 AESA radar installed, following extensive testing with an earlier AESA prototype. Raven ES-05 is a high performance Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) fire control radar designed […]


UK PM Opens Farnborough International Air Show 2012

UK PM Opens Farnborough International Air Show 2012

The Prime Minister has hailed the phenomenal success of the UK aerospace industry and its critical importance to growth and jobs, as the next steps towards exploiting the growth potential of Typhoon were announced, and a £50 million pound contract […]


 
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