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Two dead as F-16, Cessna collide in South Carolina

Two dead as F-16, Cessna collide in South Carolina

A supersonic F-16 fighter collided Tuesday with a small Cessna trainer over South Carolina killing both people in the Cessna and spreading debris over a wide area, US officials said. The mid-air collision occurred late in the morning about 11 […]


Two pilots killed in Russian military jet crash

Sukhoi Su-24

Two pilots of a Russian military aircraft were killed Monday when their jet crashed during a training mission in the far east of the country, the defence ministry said, the latest in a string of accidents involving military planes. “The […]


Eurofighter CEO Welcomes RUSI Report On Airpower

Eurofighter Typhoon Secure Airspace during the World Economic Forum 2015 in Davos

Eurofighter’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has welcomed a new report by the UK’s Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) to be launched today in London (July 6th) as ‘positive and encouraging’. Alberto Gutierrez says the RUSI […]


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 […]


 
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