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Taiwan calls for US fighter jets, cites China stealth plane

Taiwan calls for US fighter jets, cites China stealth plane

A top Taiwanese official has renewed calls for Washington to sell the island advanced aircraft in the wake of China’s development of its first stealth plane, a report said Wednesday. Parliamentary speaker Wang Jin-pyng warned that China could upset regional […]


F-15E flies with new radar system

F-15E flies with new radar system

Officials took a step forward in the F-15E Strike Eagle’s continuous technological evolution as the Air Force’s most versatile combat aircraft here Jan. 18. Officials from the 46th Test Wing launched the fourth generation fighter for the first time with […]


Italian Air Force Takes Delivery of 5 Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft

Italian Air Force Takes Delivery of 5 Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft

HALLBERGMOOS, Germany: With most companies on Christmas break between Christmas and New Year, it was a welcome surprise to learn that Alenia Aeronautica was busy completing their final aircraft deliveries for the year, exceeding the total planned for 2010. These […]


What the Pentagon’s Top Tester Said About the F-35B

What the Pentagon’s Top Tester Said About the F-35B

Two weeks ago, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced that the Marine Corps’ version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is in trouble. While “two of the JSF variants, the Air Force version and the Navy’s carrier based version, are […]


Emergency Debate on Joint Strike Fighter

Emergency Debate on Joint Strike Fighter

THE HAGUE: A request by the Green Left party in the Dutch parliament for an emergency debate has been granted following the release of US cables revealing comments by the Ministry of Defense regarding the purchase of Joint Strike Fighter […]


No Timetable Set For Brazil To Buy Fighter Jets -Official

No Timetable Set For Brazil To Buy Fighter Jets -Official

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff hasn’t set any specific timetable to decide on the acquisition of fighter aircraft, a spokeswoman for the president told Dow Jones on Thursday. “Due to the fact that President Rousseff assumed the office only recently, she […]


Embraer Will Overhaul Brazil’s AMX Fighters

Embraer Will Overhaul Brazil’s AMX Fighters

Embraer and the Brazilian Air Force – FAB (Comando da Aeronautica – COMAER) have signed a contract to overhaul 43 AMX jet fighters. This deal complements the previous contract to modernize AMX fighters signed in 2003. “We’re very proud to […]


F-16s arrival brings ‘battle rhythm’ to strike fighter wing

F-16s arrival brings ‘battle rhythm’ to strike fighter wing

After 17 months of silence, the 33rd Fighter Wing flightline here finally roared back to life Jan. 13. The 33rd FW received four F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 56th FW at Luke AFB, Ariz. The jets will help establish a […]


China’s military leaps forward to catch up with US

China’s military leaps forward to catch up with US

By quietly building up its stash of high-tech weaponry, China is threatening US military supremacy in the Pacific, worrying its neighbors and contributing to a renewed arms race in Asia, analysts say. Just days before Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit […]


 
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