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Australia delays fighter jet project to save money

Australia delays fighter jet project to save money

Australia said Thursday it will delay its order of 12 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) jets by two years to save money in an aggressive drive to return the budget to surplus. The move is a setback to defence contractor […]


Lockheed Martin Delivers Final, Historic F-22 Raptor To US Air Force

Lockheed Martin Delivers Final, Historic F-22 Raptor To US Air Force

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] leadership delivered today the 195th and last F-22 Raptor to U.S. Air Force leadership in a ceremony at the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics site here. With this delivery, the U.S. Air Force now possesses the world’s only […]


Japan to buy 42 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

Japan to buy 42 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress April 30 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Japan for a possible sale of an initial four F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Conventional Take-Off and Landing (CTOL) aircraft with an […]


US F-22s in UAE imperil regional security: Iran

US F-22s in UAE imperil regional security: Iran

The United States’ deployment of cutting-edge F-22 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates “will endanger the region’s security,” Iran warned on Tuesday. “We do not in any way approve the presence of foreign forces in the region. We advise […]


US seeks to reassure Italy on costly F-35 fighter

US seeks to reassure Italy on costly F-35 fighter

Pentagon chief Leon Panetta sought to reassure Italy’s defense minister over the troubled F-35 fighter program in talks Monday, pledging to hold down costs of the radar-evading warplane, officials said. During Italian Defense Minister Giampaolo Di Paola’s meeting with Panetta […]


US deploys F-22 fighter jets to UAE: officials

US deploys F-22 fighter jets to UAE: officials

The United States has deployed sophisticated F-22 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates amid deepening tensions between Iran and its pro-US neighbors, officials said Monday. The US officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, would not say how many F-22s […]


Tactical Aircraft: Comparison of F-22A and Legacy Fighter Modernization Programs

Tactical Aircraft: Comparison of F-22A and Legacy Fighter Modernization Programs

The F-22A and legacy modernization programs GAO reviewed were rooted in different development strategies. The F-22A began as a single-step program and did not anticipate the need for future modernization, while the legacy programs each began with the expectation that […]


US Deploys F-22 Stealth Jets in Southwest Asia

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Jets in Southwest Asia

The U.S. Air Force has deployed its fifth-generation stealth fighters, F-22 Raptor, in Southwest Asia, the Washington Post newspaper said, citing an Air Force spokesman. The paper quoted An Air Force spokesman, Capt. Phil Ventura, as saying that the deployment […]


Polish Fighters Took Charge of Security of the Baltic Skies

Polish Fighters Took Charge of Security of the Baltic Skies

April 26, formal rotation of contingent ceremony was held at the Lithuanian Air Force’s Šiauliai Air Base hosting the Baltic Air Policing mission. After four months on service German Air Contingent were replaced by a Polish air unit with four […]


 
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