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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‚Äôs 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 […]


US Plans Sale of F-16 Aircraft to Iraq

US Plans Sale of F-16 Aircraft to Iraq

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on September 13 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of 18 F-16IQ Aircraft as well as associated equipment and services. The total value, if all options are exercised, could be […]


Thales Digital Joint Reconnaissance Pod Ready to Fly on Gripen

Thales Digital Joint Reconnaissance Pod Ready to Fly on Gripen

Thales today announces the delivery to Saab AB of its Digital Joint Reconnaissance Pod (DJRP), for installation on the South African Gripen aircraft. Saab will now start a series of integration flight trials. This announcement is made on the occasion […]


South Dakota Air National Guard wing named top fighter unit

South Dakota Air National Guard wing named top fighter unit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.: The Airmen of the South Dakota Air National Guard’s 114th Fighter Wing have once again distinguished themselves as the most outstanding Air National Guard fighter unit in the nation. They were selected as the 2010 recipient of […]


 
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