Post Tagged with: "Fighter Aircraft"

France clinches first foreign sale of Rafale jets with Egypt contract

Rafale fighter aircraft

France announced Thursday it will sell 24 Rafale fighters plus a frigate to Egypt in a 5 billion euro ($5.7 billion) deal that marks the first foreign contract for the multi-role combat jet. French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will […]


GE Tests Rotating Ceramic Composite Material for Fighter Jet Engine

GE ceramic-matrix composite (CMC)

GE Aviation successfully tested the world’s first non-static set of light-weight, ceramic matrix composite (CMC) parts by running rotating low-pressure turbine blades in a F414 turbofan demonstrator engine designed to further validate the heat-resistant material for high-stress operation in GE’s […]


South Korea Pushing to Export FA-50 Fighter Jets to Peru

FA-50, Korea Aerospace Industries

The South Korean military is seeking to export US$1 billion worth of an indigenous light attack aircraft to Peru, an informed source said Tuesday. “We’ve been pushing to sell 24 units of the FA-50 to Peru, and are planning to […]


UAE warplane squadron lands in Jordan to back strikes on IS

UAE F-16F Block 60 fighter aircraft

A squadron of warplanes from the United Arab Emirates arrived Sunday in Jordan to help the kingdom in its fight against the Islamic State group, state media reported. The F-16 fighter jets were deployed at a Jordanian air base along […]


Red Flag 15-1 | EA-18 Growler, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle, Eurofighter Typhoon

Red Flag 15-1 | EA-18 Growler, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle, Eurofighter Typhoon

RED FLAG 15-1 gives aircrews and air support operations personnel from various airframes, military services, and allied countries a chance to integrate and practice combat operations in a controlled environment. Check out this footage from the flight line as RF […]


Russian Air Force Begins Sukhoi T-50 Fighter Jet Trials

Russia's Sukhoi T-50 Fighter aircraft

The Russian Armed Forces began to accept into service the first fifth-generation aircraft, the T-50 (PAK FA), announced Yury Slyusar, head of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), on January 30 during an interview on the TV channel Russia-24. The PAK […]


Pentagon asks for more funds for high-tech weapons

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

In a bid to keep the US military’s technological edge, President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for 2016 calls for an increase in defense spending to pay for high-tech weapons and training. The $585 billion request for the Pentagon would devote […]


Planes of Fame Airshow 2014 ‘F 22 Raptor’

Planes of Fame Airshow 2014 ‘F 22 Raptor’

Russian Su-35 Fighter Jet performing at air show 2015

Russian Su-35 Fighter Jet performing at air show 2015

Russian Air Force Su-35 Fighter aircraft performing maneuvers at air show 2015  


 
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