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F-22 Raptors Deploy To Kadena

F-22 Raptors Deploy To Kadena

F-22A Raptors from the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., deployed to Kadena Air Base, Japan, and arrived July 28 local time. Pacific Air Forces Theater Security Package deployments to the Asia-Pacific region signify a continued commitment to regional […]


Lockheed Completes JASSM F-15E Integration with Successful All-Up Round Flight Test

Lockheed Completes JASSM F-15E Integration with Successful All-Up Round Flight Test

Lockheed Martin’s Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) recently completed F-15E platform integration with a successful all-up round (AUR) flight test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The successful AUR test marked the first time JASSM, or any missile, has been […]


F-22 Hypoxia: Some Questions Remain Unanswered

F-22 Hypoxia: Some Questions Remain Unanswered

The Pentagon said this week that it has found the cause of health problems that are plaguing pilots of the F-22 stealth fighter jet and compromising their ability to fly. According to the Department of Defense, the mystery can be […]


‘Super-JAS’ Costlier Than Expected: Report

‘Super-JAS’ Costlier Than Expected: Report

The Swedish Armed Forces will have to cut back on billions of kronor by next year if they want to afford putting the new super jet JAS Gripen into production, according to a report by national broadcaster Sveriges Radio (SR). […]


Panetta Lifts F-22 Raptor Flight Restrictions

Panetta Lifts F-22 Raptor Flight Restrictions

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is satisfied the Air Force has identified the cause of hypoxia-like symptoms 12 F-22 pilots suffered, and restrictions he placed on use of the fifth-generation fighter will be lifted gradually. Air Force Secretary Michael B. […]


US ‘confident’ F-22 jet oxygen problems solved

US ‘confident’ F-22 jet oxygen problems solved

The US Air Force is “confident” it has identified the problems that led some pilots to complain of dizzy spells and blackouts while flying its most advanced fighter jet, the Pentagon said Tuesday. The “root cause of the issue is […]


Polish F-16s Attend Red Flag Alaska for First Time

Polish F-16s Attend Red Flag Alaska for First Time

After training six years with specially designed F-16 Fighting Falcons, Polish air force “Tigers” traveled half the world over in their first transatlantic voyage to Alaska to experience world-class training at RED FLAG-Alaska 12-2. In only a few weeks, the […]


Fighter Jets Make First Landing on Indian Aircraft Carrier

Fighter Jets Make First Landing on Indian Aircraft Carrier

A MiG-29KUB two-seat naval fighter jet made the first touch-and-go landings last week on the Indian Navy aircraft carrier Vikramaditya, Sevmash shipyard said on Monday. The ship is currently undergoing sea trials in the Barents Sea off the north coast […]


Boeing F-15E Radar Modernization Program Begins Second Low Rate Initial Production Phase

Boeing F-15E Radar Modernization Program Begins Second Low Rate Initial Production Phase

Boeing reports that the U.S. Air Force has granted the F-15E Radar Modernization Program (RMP) approval to begin Low Rate Initial Production 2 (LRIP 2) of 10 APG-82(V)1 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar systems. “This is a great step […]


 
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