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Dutch JSF Fighter Jet Order Now Unlikely

Dutch JSF Fighter Jet Order Now Unlikely

VVD leader and likely new prime minister Mark Rutte is opposed to the purchase of a number of JSF fighter jets in the next cabinet period, the Volkskrant reports on Friday, quoting sources in The Hague. The sources say Rutte […]


Oman Requests Additional F-16 Fighter Aircraft

Oman Requests Additional F-16 Fighter Aircraft

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Oman of 18 F-16 Block 50/52 aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $3.5 Billion. The Government […]


Maintainers resurrect F-16s that will become targets

Maintainers resurrect F-16s that will become targets

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.: Maintainers are towing F-16 Fighting Falcons out of retirement from the “boneyard” here July 29 and preparing them to become the Air Force’s newest platform for target training. Specialists with the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and […]


Air Force announces F-22 fleet consolidation

Air Force announces F-22 fleet consolidation

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.: Today the Air Force announced actions to consolidate the F-22 fleet. The Secretary of the Air Force and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force determined the most effective basing for the F-22. This […]


Air Force officials release preferred aircraft basing alternatives

Air Force officials release preferred aircraft basing alternatives

WASHINGTON: Air Force officials released several announcements regarding five different aircraft July 29. Michael Donley, the Secretary of the Air Force and Gen. Norton Schwartz, the chief of staff of the Air Force, approved C-27J operations and training candidate bases […]


Serbia Studying Multipurpose Combat Aircraft Purchase

Serbia Studying Multipurpose Combat Aircraft Purchase

NEWTOWN, Conn.: Serbia is hoping to wrap up a study by the end of the year concerning which combat aircraft alternative will best suit its Air Force needs. The Serbian Defense Ministry is analyzing responses from producers of the world’s […]


Boeing F-15 Silent Eagle Fires AMRAAM Missile

Boeing F-15 Silent Eagle Fires AMRAAM Missile

ST. LOUIS — The Boeing Company successfully launched a missile from the F-15 Silent Eagle’s newly designed Conformal Weapons Bay (CWB) on July 14. Demonstration aircraft F-15E1 departed from Point Mugu Naval Air Weapon Station, Calif., at 5:59 p.m Pacific […]


Pratt F100-PW-229 EEP Engine to Power Moroccan Air Force F-16s

Pratt F100-PW-229 EEP Engine to Power Moroccan Air Force F-16s

FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW: Pratt & Whitney was awarded a contract from the U.S. Government valued at approximately $145 million to provide engines to power the Royal Moroccan Air Force’s new fleet of F-16 aircraft. Pratt & Whitney is a United […]


Eurofighter and Euroradar to Develop Latest Generation AESA Radar

Eurofighter and Euroradar to Develop Latest Generation AESA Radar

HALLBERGMOOS, Germany: An innovative cutting edge AESA radar system, reconfirms Eurofighter as the most advanced aircraft available on the market. Eurofighter GmbH and Euroradar, together with their industrial partners, have begun full scale development of a latest generation Active Electronically […]


 
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