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UK PM Hints at F-35 Joint Strike Fighter U-turn

UK PM Hints at F-35 Joint Strike Fighter U-turn

The Prime Minister told MPs today his Government was prepared to change defence purchases when the costs change, amid speculation of an embarrassing U-turn on fighters for Britain’s new aircraft carriers. David Cameron said the approach marked a stark change […]


F-35 Reaches Critical Juncture After Strong Year, Official Says

F-35 Reaches Critical Juncture After Strong Year, Official Says

The F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program — the centerpiece of future tactical aviation and a key to implementing new military strategic guidance — made strong progress in its development last year, a defense official said today. Frank Kendall, […]


First MMRCA Squadron to Be Inducted Soon

First MMRCA Squadron to Be Inducted Soon

The first squadron of Medium-Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) consisting of 18 aircraft is expected to be inducted into the IAF within three to four years of signing of the contract with its supplier. In reply to a question on […]


US, Turkish air forces complete Anatolian Falcon 2012

US, Turkish air forces complete Anatolian Falcon 2012

Anatolian Falcon 2012, a bilateral training exercise between the Turkish and U.S. air forces, ended here March 16. The exercise was designed to strengthen military interoperability between the two nations and test the air forces’ abilities to conduct a variety […]


Canadian Defence Clarifies Position on F-35 JSF

Canadian Defence Clarifies Position on F-35 JSF

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today highlighted the Government of Canada’s successful ongoing efforts to renew the Canadian Forces in remarks to members of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI). In his speech, […]


Canada may back out of F35 purchase: minister

Canada may back out of F35 purchase: minister

Canada’s associate defense minister on Tuesday said one of the most ardent supporters of the F35 program could back out of a multi-billion purchase of the fighter jets. “We have not as yet discounted the possibility of backing out of […]


Russia close to signing Su-35 fighter deal with China

Russia close to signing Su-35 fighter deal with China

Russia and China may soon sign a $4-billion contract for 48 Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E fighter jets, the Kommersant business daily said Tuesday. “The two sides have practically agreed on the delivery of 48 Su-35 multi-role fighters, worth $4 billion, to […]


Norwegian Representatives Visit F-35 Integrated Test Force

Norwegian Representatives Visit F-35 Integrated Test Force

Team members from the Air Force Flight Test Center and the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force welcomed Norwegian representatives for a visit here Feb. 28 and 29 to provide Norwegian media and Norwegian military officials access to the F-35 […]


First flight launch means first step toward future air dominance

First flight launch means first step toward future air dominance

The launch of the first F-35 Lightning II flight here March 6 is a small step into the next half century of air dominance. Morale was high even though the sortie was abbreviated by the pilot’s determination of “in flight […]


US/ROK forces show off air power

US/ROK forces show off air power

Not even the sun had a chance to rise before Airmen here began their work during a combined combat generation exercise, March 2, between United States and Republic of Korea air forces. “The purpose of the exercise today is to […]


 
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