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US to press Russia on reported Syria jet deal

US to press Russia on reported Syria jet deal

A senior US diplomat visiting Russia will press Moscow on a reported deal to sell Syria fighter jets, something Washington described as “quite concerning,” the State Department said. Jeffrey Feltman, the top US diplomat for the Middle East, was in […]


BAE Systems says Oman requests more Eurofighter details

BAE Systems says Oman requests more Eurofighter details

British arms manufacturer BAE Systems said Monday that the the Sultanate of Oman has asked for more detailed proposals for the Eurofighter Typhoon, as it edged closer towards a possible deal. Oman had stated its intention to purchase Typhoon aircraft […]


Panetta Lifts F-35 Fighter Variant Probation

Panetta Lifts F-35 Fighter Variant Probation

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced today he’s lifted probation from the Short Takeoff, Vertical Landing variant of the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter which is absolutely vital to maintaining air superiority. Speaking during a town hall-style […]


F-35B fighter project to resume: US defense chief

F-35B fighter project to resume: US defense chief

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced Friday that he is resuming a troubled program to build a short-takeoff and vertical landing variant of the new F-35 fighter. The F-35B, the most complex and costly of the fighter’s three variants, has […]


Presagis to Deliver Visual Database for F-16 Mission Training Center

Presagis to Deliver Visual Database for F-16 Mission Training Center

Industry leading training application to be developed based on CDB Presagis, a leading provider of commercial-off-the shelf (COTS) modeling, simulation, and embedded graphics solutions, today announced that the company has been contracted by Elbit Systems Ltd. to build a visual […]


Sukhoi Began Flight Tests of the 3rd Serial Su-35S Fighter

Sukhoi Began Flight Tests of the 3rd Serial Su-35S Fighter

MOSCOW: The 3rd serial multi-purpose fighter Su-35S-3 piloted by test pilot Taras Artsebarsky took off the airfield of the Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association named after Yuri Gagarin (KnAAPO). Various modes of propulsion and integrated control system as well as stability […]


Russia’s 3rd Su-35S fighter starts test flights

Russia’s 3rd Su-35S fighter starts test flights

Russia’s Sukhoi aircraft manufacturer started test flights of its third series-produced Su-35S Flanker-E multirole fighter on Tuesday, the company said. The aircraft took off from the Komsomolsk-on-Amur airfield in Russia’s Far East, spending more than two hours in the air […]


F-15E reaches flying-hour milestone

F-15E reaches flying-hour milestone

In the early hours of the day, the aircraft parking ramp here was alive with activity. Checklists were run, hatches checked, bombs loaded and missions briefed, as the crew chiefs, support units, and flyers of F-15E Strike Eagle #89-0487 achieved […]


Marine Corps Welcomes First F-35B Aircraft to its Fleet

Marine Corps Welcomes First F-35B Aircraft to its Fleet

The Marine Corps welcomed its first F-35B aircraft, the Marine Corps variant of the F-35 Lightning II, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 11. Marine pilots will receive training to fly the new aircraft and eventually deploy with them […]


 
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