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Canadian F-35 Fighter Jet Purchase Unnecessary: Report

Canadian F-35 Fighter Jet Purchase Unnecessary: Report

The federal government’s decision to spend $9 billion on new F-35 fighter jets is “fundamentally flawed” and totally unnecessary, according to a report released Thursday by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. “Canada does not need the F-35, either for […]


Final Agreement Signed for the Purchase of F-35 Fighters

Final Agreement Signed for the Purchase of F-35 Fighters

The deal, approved by Defense Minister Ehud Barak last August, was signed on Thursday (Oct. 7) in New York It is officially confirmed: at the ceremony held on Thursday (Oct. 7) in New York, the CEO of the Defense Ministry, […]


Israel to buy 20 F-35 fighter jets in deal with US

Israel to buy 20 F-35 fighter jets in deal with US

WASHINGTON: Israel has signed a contract with the United States to buy 20 F-35 fighter jets, officials said after Washington offered “incentives” for the Jewish state to help sputtering peace talks. The sale of the US-made Joint Strike Fighter will […]


Israel Selects Lockheed Martin F-35 for Its Next-Generation Fighter

Israel Selects Lockheed Martin F-35 for Its Next-Generation Fighter

FORT WORTH, Texas: Following the Israeli Government decision to select the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II as the Israel Air Force’s next-generation fighter aircraft, Israeli Ministry of Defense Director General (Maj. Gen. Ret.) Udi Shani signed the Letter […]


Brazil says Project F-X2 Will Resume in November

Brazil says Project F-X2 Will Resume in November

BRASILIA: Defense Minister Nelson Jobim predicted that the process of choosing a vendor for the new fighter of the Brazilian Air Force (F-X2 program) will be resumed in November, after the conclusion of the presidential elections. According to Jobim, the […]


Sukhoi Begins Flight Trials of Modernized Su-33 Fighters

Sukhoi Begins Flight Trials of Modernized Su-33 Fighters

MOSCOW: Sukhoi aircraft holding has begun ground and flight trials of the modernized fourth generation Su-33 naval fighter. Modernization works and trials are being carried out at the KnAAPO aircraft plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur under a state defense order [awarded] in […]


India to buy 250-300 fighter jets from Russia: minister

India to buy 250-300 fighter jets from Russia: minister

New Delhi: India has agreed to buy up to 300 advanced stealth fighter jets from Russia, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Thursday, announcing a deal that could be worth up to 30 billion dollars. Antony told a press conference with […]


Thailand Requests F-16 Mid-Life Upgrade

Thailand Requests F-16 Mid-Life Upgrade

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Sept. 29 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Thailand of a three-phased program to upgrade 18 F-16A/B Block 15 aircraft with the Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) and associated parts, equipment, and logistical […]


Iraqi Pilots to Begin F-16 Prerequisite Pilot Training

Iraqi Pilots to Begin F-16 Prerequisite Pilot Training

The Government of Iraq has signed an agreement with the U.S. for 10 Iraqi Air Force pilots to begin prerequisite F-16 training. This agreement follows the request submitted by the GoI to purchase 18 new Block 52 F-16 airplanes. If […]


 
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