Post Tagged with: "Fighter Aircraft"

South Africa Sells Cheetah Fighter Jets to Ecuador

South Africa Sells Cheetah Fighter Jets to Ecuador

South African company Denel Aviation has sold 12 Cheetah C supersonic fighter aircraft to Ecuador. An agreement to conclude the deal was recently signed by the CEO of Denel Aviation, Mike Kgobe in the capital city of Ecuador, Quito. Denel […]


The PAK-FA Threat

The PAK-FA Threat

In response to an article published earlier about the threat that the PAK-FA presents to US air superiority as well as that of US allies, the PAK-FA hardly presents a short-mid term credible threat. The article attacks the closure of […]


First Production F135 Short Take Off Vertical Landing Engine Delivered

First Production F135 Short Take Off Vertical Landing Engine Delivered

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first production F135 Short Take Off/Vertical Landing (STOVL) engine for the F-35 Lightning II, a major milestone and clear demonstration that the F135 STOVL propulsion system has transitioned from development to production. Pratt & […]


Fighter Plane Price Increase Dismays Dutch Defence Minister

Fighter Plane Price Increase Dismays Dutch Defence Minister

Dutch Defence Minister Hans Hillen has expressed his dismay at a price increase for the purchase of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) plane. He told the US ambassador he has “great difficulty” with the increase. Last week, the minister told […]


More F-15K Slam Eagles Delivered To South Korea

More F-15K Slam Eagles Delivered To South Korea

Boeing has delivered three F-15K Slam Eagles to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) at Daegu Air Base. The company delivered the first three of 21 F-15Ks it is producing under the Next Fighter II contract to the ROKAF […]


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 […]


 
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