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F-22 Raptor Brings Never-Before-Seen Capabilities to Aerial Warfare

F-22 Raptor Brings Never-Before-Seen Capabilities to Aerial Warfare

Col. Kevin Robbins still remembers the first time he saw the F-22 Raptor. He was driving near the flightline at Langley Air Force Base, Va., when he heard a load roar and saw a plane streak across his field of […]


Taiwan upgrades dozens of fighter jets

Taiwan upgrades dozens of fighter jets

Taiwan plans to complete the first stage of an ambitious plan to upgrade its fighter jet force by the end of 2013, in an effort to maintain a credible deterrent against China into the 2030s. Some 60 of Taiwan’s Indigenous […]


Russian Air Force Gets First Six Su-35S Fighter Jets

Russian Air Force Gets First Six Su-35S Fighter Jets

The Sukhoi aircraft maker delivered on Friday the first six Su-35S fighter jets to the Russian Air Force, the company said. The acceptance documents were signed by Defense Ministry officials at the Komsomolsk-on-Amur aircraft manufacturing plant in Russia‚Äôs Far East. […]


Norway Confident in F-35 Choice, Minister Says

Norway Confident in F-35 Choice, Minister Says

The F-35 program is of vital importance to both the United States and Norway in ensuring that we fulfil our future operational requirements. I am therefore very pleased and reassured by the recent process in the development of the F-35, […]


Russian Air Force to Get More Su-30SM Fighter Jets

Russian Air Force to Get More Su-30SM Fighter Jets

The Russian Defense Ministry and the Irkut aircraft maker have signed a contract on the delivery of an additional 30 Su-30SM multirole fighter jets to the Russian Air Force by 2016. The first contract between the Defense Ministry and Irkut […]


BAE Systems Update on Contract Negotiations with Saudi Arabia

BAE Systems Update on Contract Negotiations with Saudi Arabia

Discussions with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Government have been underway for some time to agree definitive pricing for the supply of 72 Typhoon aircraft to the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) contracted in 2007 under the government to government […]


New F-16 software platform to be tested by 40th, 85th

New F-16 software platform to be tested by 40th, 85th

Developmental testing for an F-16 operational flight program will be accomplished at the 40th Flight Test Squadron and 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron here for the first time. The testing for Block 40 and 50 model F-16s is scheduled to […]


Last Advanced Block 50 F-16 Unveiled For Turkish Air Force

Last Advanced Block 50 F-16 Unveiled For Turkish Air Force

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) and Lockheed Martin unveiled the last Turkish-built F-16 at a ceremony held at TAI’s facilities in Ankara. The ceremony was attended by Deputy Undersecretary of Turkish Defense Industries Mr. Serdar Demirel and high level executives […]


AETC declares Eglin ready for F-35 training

AETC declares Eglin ready for F-35 training

Following an independent evaluation of Eglin’s capability to conduct F-35A Lightning II pilot training, Air Education and Training Command announced Dec. 17 that the 33rd Fighter Wing can do so starting January 2013. “The preliminary results provided by the Joint […]


 
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