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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 […]


Dutch Defence Minister In Texas to Discuss Joint Strike Fighter

Dutch Defence Minister In Texas to Discuss Joint Strike Fighter

Defence Minister Hans Hillen says he did not avoid thorny issues during his recent visit to the JSF factory in Texas. “Lockheed Martin knows it will have to work hard to keep us on board,” he said afterwards. The Netherlands […]


Lockheed Martin F-35 Program Exceeds 2011 Flight Test Goals

Lockheed Martin F-35 Program Exceeds 2011 Flight Test Goals

The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 System Development and Demonstration 2011 flight test program resulted in the completion of more test flights and test points than in any year. The 2011 flight test plan called for the accumulation of 872 […]


Indonesia Signs $500 mln Contract to Buy Six Russian Jet Fighter Jets

Indonesia Signs $500 mln Contract to Buy Six Russian Jet Fighter Jets

Indonesia has signed a $470 million contract with Russia to buy six Sukhoi Su-30MK2 jet fighters for the Indonesian Air Force, The Jakarta Post daily has reported. The deal was confirmed by Russian defense-industry and diplomatic sources, but the Sukhoi […]


Britain voices concern over future of F-35 in US

Britain voices concern over future of F-35 in US

British Defence Minister Philip Hammond voiced concern on Thursday about possible cuts or delays in the US F-35 fighter program as London plans to equip a future aircraft carrier with the stealthy aircraft. In a visit to the US capital, […]


Exelis Tests Advanced Electronic Warfare System on International F-16

Exelis Tests Advanced Electronic Warfare System on International F-16

ITT Exelis has successfully installed and tested a pod-mounted, advanced self-defense electronic warfare system on F-16 aircraft operated by an international customer. The Airborne Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare System, or AIDEWS (ALQ-211), completed several F-16 sorties and was tested against […]


 
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