Post Tagged with: "Fighter Aircraft"

Red Flag 15-1 Night Departures – B-2 Spirit, F-22 Raptor

Red Flag 15-1 Night Departures – B-2 Spirit, F-22 Raptor

Plenty of afterburner against the night backdrop of the Las Vegas Strip! This footage features the B-2 Spirit, F-22 Raptor, Eurofighter Typhoon, E-3 Sentry (AWACS), F-18 Hornet, F-15 Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, P-3 Orion, C-130 Hercules, and a few others. […]


Egypt ends US arms ‘monopoly’ with French jet fighter deal

Egypt ends US arms ‘monopoly’ with French jet fighter deal

Egypt’s decision to buy 24 Rafale jet fighters from France underscores its determination to diversify its sources of weapons and reduce its dependence on the United States, experts said. The 5.2-billion-euro ($5.9 billion) deal is a historic first foreign sale […]


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 […]


 
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