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Fifth generation fighters provide air superiority

Fifth generation fighters provide air superiority

According to American Air force officials “The F-22 is better than any other aircraft in the world at air-to-ground except for the F-35, and the F-35 is better than any other aircraft in the world at air-to-air except for the […]


Navy’s Newest Squadron Prepares for New F-35 Fighters

Navy’s Newest Squadron Prepares for New F-35 Fighters

Navy personnel are busy preparing to teach the next generation of Sailors how to work with and fly the newest military aircraft, the F-35C Lightening II Joint Strike Fighter, as Strike Fighter Squadron 101 (VFA-101) readies for its stand-up ceremony […]


Reserve, active duty F-22 pilots fly long-range strike exercise

Reserve, active duty F-22 pilots fly long-range strike exercise

A mix of personnel from the 477th Fighter Group, 3rd Wing, and 673rd Air Base Wing left Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to participate in a long range strike exercise on April 4. F-22 Raptors and E-3’s assigned to the 3rd […]


Lockheed Martin Commemorates 4,500 F-16 Aircraft Deliveries

Lockheed Martin Commemorates 4,500 F-16 Aircraft Deliveries

Lockheed Martin commemorated the 4,500th F-16 Fighting Falcon delivery today with a ceremony for employees, customers, former executives and elected officials, including U.S. Rep. Kay Granger and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price. The F-16 is recognized as the world’s most […]


Su-35 Fighters Made 500 Test Flights

Su-35 Fighters Made 500 Test Flights

The 500th test flight was made on the Su-35 flight tests program. The aircraft was piloted by the Hero of Russia Colonel Sergei Bogdan, the distinguished test pilot. In February 2008 it was him who took off for the first […]


F-35: UK House of Commons Issues Status Report on JSF

F-35: UK House of Commons Issues Status Report on JSF

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter will be the new multirole fast jet for the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force. It will serve as the strike capability for the new Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier and will partner the Typhoon to […]


F-35 Decisions Unfolded Without A Plan to Manage Unique Factors

F-35 Decisions Unfolded Without A Plan to Manage Unique Factors

National Defence undertook the acquisition of the F-35 fighter jet as a replacement for the aging CF-18 without establishing a procurement process that reflected unique aspects of this project, says Michael Ferguson, Auditor General of Canada, in his report tabled […]


First F-35 For The Netherlands Rolls Out Of F-35 Production Facility

First F-35 For The Netherlands Rolls Out Of F-35 Production Facility

The first F-35 Lightning II for The Netherlands rolled out of the F-35 production facility on April 1. This is the latest step in the production process leading to its eventual assignment to Eglin AFB, Fla., later this summer. The […]


Boeing Completes On-cost, On-schedule Delivery of F-15K Slam Eagles to Korea

Boeing Completes On-cost, On-schedule Delivery of F-15K Slam Eagles to Korea

Boeing has delivered the final two F-15K Slam Eagles to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) on April 2 at Daegu Air Base. All ROKAF F-15Ks were delivered on cost and on schedule. “Boeing is proud to have worked […]


 
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