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Russia warns Poland against hosting US fighter jets

Russia warns Poland against hosting US fighter jets

Russia on Thursday warned Poland against hosting US F-16 fighter jets, possibly from 2013, saying it would work to counter the move. Poland’s Defence Minister Bogdan Klich announced last month that his country would accept a US proposal to host […]


How the US got Norway to buy F-35 Joint Strike Fighters

How the US got Norway to buy F-35 Joint Strike Fighters

Some excerpts from the Embassy magazine regarding details released by Wikileaks cables detailing efforts by US to sell F-35 JSF fighter aircraft. Link to the full article is listed below. Leaked US diplomatic cables reveal a concerted, multi-departmental American lobbying […]


Eurofighter IPA 7 Test Aircraft Makes its 100th Flight

Eurofighter IPA 7 Test Aircraft Makes its 100th Flight

The Eurofighter IPA 7 test aircraft reached a round milestone in late November when it landed safely on the airfield in Manching after its 100th flight, carrying a new flight software version. During the flight, which lasted about one hour […]


New Advanced Combat Radar Flies On F-16

New Advanced Combat Radar Flies On F-16

Raytheon’s Advanced Combat Radar, the latest Active Electronically Scanned Array radar, has successfully completed a series of flight trials on a U.S. Air Force F-16 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The radar demonstration flights were conducted in partnership with […]


What Russia’s Stealth Fighter Developments Mean for America

What Russia’s Stealth Fighter Developments Mean for America

Russia’s development of the PAK FA fifth-generation stealth fighter could challenge American air supremacy, especially if Russia sells the PAK FA to its usual buyers of military equipment. In the U.S., closure of the F-22 production line has severely limited […]


India’s LCA Successfully Test Fires R-73 Missiles

India’s LCA Successfully Test Fires R-73 Missiles

India’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas’ has successfully completed air-to-air close combat missile firing tests on Tuesday, ahead of its clearance for induction into the IAF. The tests for firing of R-73 missiles took place at the INS Hansa naval […]


Bahrain disavows criticism of French jet in leaked US cable

Bahrain disavows criticism of French jet in leaked US cable

Manama: Bahrain on Wednesday disavowed comments attributed to King Hamad in a US cable published by the WikiLeaks whistleblower website in which he appeared to disparage a French warplane. The published remarks were “inaccurate and taken out of context,” the […]


British Minister Pitches for Eurofighter Typhoon to India

British Minister Pitches for Eurofighter Typhoon to India

NEW DELHI: If the US can be aggressive in cornering a major chunk of the lucrative Indian defence market, why should Europeans be behind? British secretary of state for defence Liam Fox is in town to push, among other things, […]


Pentagon Awards $3.5Bn Contract for Fourth Lot of F-35 Fighter

Pentagon Awards $3.5Bn Contract for Fourth Lot of F-35 Fighter

FORT WORTH, Texas: Lockheed Martin has received a $3.5 billion contract modification from the U.S. Department of Defense to manufacture 31 F-35 Lightning II stealth fighters in the fourth lot of low-rate initial production (LRIP). The contract also funds manufacturing-support […]


 
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