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Republic of Singapore Air Force’s F-16 Upgrade Program

Republic of Singapore Air Force’s F-16 Upgrade Program

The upgrade of the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)’s F-16 fighter aircraft seeks to equip the RSAF’s ageing fleet of F-16s – which first entered service in 1998 – with new and advanced capabilities to keep them operationally relevant. […]


India To Retire Three MiG 21, MiG 27 Squadrons This Year

India To Retire Three MiG 21, MiG 27 Squadrons This Year

Three squadrons of the aging MiG 21 and MiG 27 fighter jets are set to be phased out this year even as Indian Air Force focuses on cannibalization to keep the serviceability rate of its aircraft high. Top defence sources […]


31st TES F-35s Take On Green Flag 15-08

An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., waits off the wing of a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 927th Air Refueling Wing, MacDill AFB, Fla., after refueling during a Green Flag 15-08 training sortie in the skies over the National Training Center, Calif., June 10, 2015.

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE: F-35A Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron played the U.S. Army’s primary close air support platform during the latest iteration of the Green Flag exercise, GF 15-08, as the Air Force’s program works […]


F-22 Raptors Bring Intimidation to Exercise Northern Edge

An F-22 Raptor from the 525 Fighter Squadron, returns from a mission during exercise Northern Edge 2015

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska: Its wide muzzle, short black broad nose with large nostrils and deep-set, dark eyes grimace intimidation across the patch on the right shoulder of the pilot boarding his aircraft while preparing to engage an enemy in […]


F-35B Aces First Release of a UK Paveway IV Bomb

F-35B Aces First Release of a UK Paveway IV Bomb

The F-35 Lightning II program made aviation history June 12 as Royal Air Force (RAF) Test Pilot Squadron Leader Andy Edgell released two inert 500-pound dual mode Paveway IV precision-guided bombs from aircraft BF-03 over the Atlantic Test Ranges. The […]


Sagem Wins Contract for AASM Hammer Missiles On Egypt’s Rafale Fighters

Sagem Wins Contract for AASM Hammer Missiles On Egypt’s Rafale Fighters

PARIS AIR SHOW: Sagem (Safran) has signed a major contract with the arms authority of the Egyptian Ministry of Defense for AASM Hammer air-to-ground missiles to be deployed by the Egyptian air force. This contract follows the acquisition by Egypt […]


Pakistan wins first jet order at Paris Air Show: spokesman

Pakistan wins first jet order at Paris Air Show: spokesman

Pakistan has won the first order for its JF-17 Thunder jet fighters, an air force spokesman said Monday, a long-held goal for the nation which wants to boost its military exports. The latest models of the jets, which are locally […]


Russian fighter flies dangerously close to US plane: Pentagon

Russian fighter flies dangerously close to US plane: Pentagon

A Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to an American reconnaissance aircraft during an “unprofessional” intercept in international airspace over the Black Sea last month, the Pentagon said Friday. The American RC-135 was conducting routine operations May 30 when a […]


Working Group Proposes Multi-Role Fighters to Replace Finnish F/A-18 Aircraft

Working Group Proposes Multi-Role Fighters to Replace Finnish F/A-18 Aircraft

The working group which was set up to make a preliminary assessment of how to replace the operational capability of the Air Force F/A-18 aircraft proposes procurement of multi-role fighters. The capabilities of multi-role fighters would be complemented with air […]


Hungary army to ground all Gripen jets after second crash-landing

Hungary army to ground all Gripen jets after second crash-landing

The Hungary army said on Wednesday it would ground and review its fleet of Jas-39 Gripen fighter jets, made by Swedish manufacturer Saab, after a second crash-landing within a month. The announcement came after a Hungarian pilot was forced to […]


 
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