Post Tagged with: "Fighter Aircraft"

Norway Approves Funding of Lockheed Martin F-35 Training Jets

Norway Approves Funding of Lockheed Martin F-35 Training Jets

The Norwegian parliament unanimously approved the funding of four Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II training jets to begin fulfilling Norway’s future air-combat capability requirements. These 5th Generation fighters will bridge the gap between Norway’s aging F-16s currently in service, and […]


Indian Brass Split Over French Mirage Upgrade Deal

Indian Brass Split Over French Mirage Upgrade Deal

With the $2.4 billion Mirage-2000 upgrade deal with France in its final stages, India’s defence ministry and air force top brass seem to be split over the high costs and likely benefits to the country’s future air power needs. With […]


Italian Air Force Eurofighters in Iceland Exercise

Italian Air Force Eurofighters in Iceland Exercise

Another challenging, long distance deployment for the Typhoon: Four aircraft in service with the Italian Air Force recently participated in the “Northern Viking” exercise held in Iceland from the 2nd to 10th of June. The four fighters, with the support […]


China’s 5th Gen fighter ‘a showoff’

China’s 5th Gen fighter ‘a showoff’

China’s fifth-generation fighter program is more for effect than substance, Russia’s leading aircraft maker said on Monday. China carried out its first test-flight of a fifth-generation stealth fighter in January. “It was more a demonstration than a real program,” Mikhail […]


US Navy Begins AARGM Integration on Super Hornet

US Navy Begins AARGM Integration on Super Hornet

ATK’s Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) recently completed an initial flight integration test on the EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft in May and has completed multiple flight hours of integration testing on FA-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft. This series of successful […]


Lockheed Martin F-35 Program Flight Test Update

Lockheed Martin F-35 Program Flight Test Update

Overall, the F-35 program remains ahead of the overall goals for test flights and test points year-to-date. Through May 31, the program accomplished 378 flights versus a plan of 297 and accomplished 3,342 test points against a plan of 2,217. […]


US senators slam China on military parts probe

US senators slam China on military parts probe

Two key US senators accused China of hampering a congressional probe into how counterfeit electronics ended up in the US military supply chain by denying entry visas to investigators. “I can’t say that I’m surprised, but I surely am disappointed, […]


Dutch Claim Russia Involved in F-16 Espionage

Dutch Claim Russia Involved in F-16 Espionage

Russia is involved in the alleged espionage via a former F-16 pilot in the Dutch army. The defence attaché at the embassy has been replaced, public broadcaster NOS has reported. In April, it became known that a former F-16 pilot […]


US ups Yemen airstrikes with drones, fighter jets

US ups Yemen airstrikes with drones, fighter jets

The United States has stepped up its attacks on militant suspects in Yemen with armed drones and fighter jets, The New York Times reported. The accelerated attacks have been taking place over the past few weeks, and come as the […]


 
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