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How the US Navy's New Block III Super Hornet Could Crush China's J-20 or Russia's Su-57

As new adversary fifth-generation stealth fighters such as the Russian Sukhoi Su-57 PAK-FA and the Chengdu J-20 emerge from development, the United …

U.S. Air Force Leaders Are Deliberately Slow-Rolling A-10 Refurbishment

What would the reason for this be?

U.S. Army Reveals Next-Gen Aircraft Plans

The U.S. Army will pursue a mix of long-range, high-speed, agile unmanned and optionally piloted manned aircraft in its attempt to regain aviation …

Did Donald Trump Save the F-15 and F/A-18 (and Boeing)?

Perhaps. The Trump Administration’s rise to power has proven to be a boon for Boeing’s fighter programs.In previous years, both the F/A-18E/F Super …

Switzerland Dedicates Funds for Missile, Fighter Jet Procurement

PAYERNE AIR BASE, Switzerland ― The Swiss defense ministry has earmarked 1.3 billion-1.5 billion Swiss francs (U.S. $1.4 billion-$1.6 billion) to buy …

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U.S. Navy Tests Remote-Control System for F/A-18 Fighter

The U.S. Navy is field-testing a system that allows carrier crews to remotely control F/A-18 fighters. The new system - named ATARI, in a nod to the …

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Air Force May Approve Enlisted Pilots for First Time in 75 Years

Eugene Taylor remembers how eager enlisted airmen like him were to fly.<p>Taylor, who enlisted in 1968 and deployed to Vietnam, first worked as an …

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Happy 100th birthday to the Royal Air Force

What's the RAF ever done for us, apart from being born on April Fool's Day?This Sunday marks the 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force - Britain’s …

Drama at Warbirds Over Wanaka as WWII plane crashes during display

New Zealand<p>Drama at Warbirds Over Wanaka as WWII plane crashes during display<p>A plane crashed this morning at Warbirds over Wanaka, but nobody has …

U.S. Air Force To Kick Off Competition For New A-10 Wings

REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required)<p>Register now for free access to "U.S. Air Force To Kick Off Competition For New A-10 Wings " and other …

Lockheed's Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Looks Like a Killer. And China Should Be Afraid.

The United States has conducted its sixth successful test of a new long-range antiship missile.<p>On March 19, Lockheed Martin released a press …

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Vulcan bomber celebrated at Leicestershire airfield

<b>Celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of a Vulcan bomber's last RAF flight are set to take place at an airfield in Leicestershire.</b><p>The bomber was retired in 1993 but took part in flypasts until 2015 after years of restoration at Bruntingthorpe.<p>The event at the airfield will explain how the …

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American Fighters IV: The planes put out of service by the F-35 program

In our American Fighters series, we have discussed the strengths and weaknesses and areas of concern about the present strategy the American military …

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Watch Hellenic Air Force F-4 Phantom Jets Perform A Low Apex Attack

Two cool clips show Greek Phantoms performing a head-on low apex attack during an airshow. These clips were filmed in 2016, during Flisvos Marina Air …

F-35 aboard Navy ship in Pacific as US touts new era of ‘up-gunned’ air-sea capability

An F-35B Lighting II—which has been called a ‘beastly airplane—landed Sunday on an amphibious assault ship at an undisclosed location in the Pacific, an event the Navy touted as a new era of “up-gunned” air-sea capability, Stars and Stripes reported.<p>The F-35B was assigned to the 31st Marine …

Now We Know Where the B-21 Secret Stealth Bomber Will Be Tested

Edwards AFB in California is gearing up to host the clandestine project.<p>Thanks to some new reporting by The Drive, we know that the long testing and development program for the B-21 stealth fighter will happen at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Brigadier General Carl Schaefer of 412th Test …

The US Navy has put to sea the first-ever F-35 aircraft carrier — and it's a big warning to China and North Korea

The US Navy made history on Monday by putting to sea for the first time ever an aircraft carrier with F-35B jets.<p>And by deploying them in the Pacific, it's a message China and North Korea are sure to hear loud and clear.<p>The US Marine Corps's Fighter Attack Squadron 121 deployed aboard the USS Wasp, …

B-21 Raider Officially Heading To Edwards Air Force Base For Testing

The commander of the 412th Test Wing made the official proclamation at a local business conference, and teased that testing would begin …

The F-35 could dismantle Russia's Su-57 'stealth' jet program without even firing a shot

Russia recently grabbed a bunch of publicity for its new Su-57 fifth-generation jet by sending a pair of the supposedly stealth fighters to practice dropping bombs in Syria — but it looks like the F-35 could squash the program in its infancy.<p>Multiple experts recently told Business Insider that …

War Story: A WWII B-17 Pilot Attacks Over Germany

Profile: A WW II B-17 pilot shot down over Germany

We asked a military analyst how the F-22, Su-57, and J-20 stealth planes match up

There have been a few developments in the stealth world in the past month, with Russia deploying its Su-57 to Syria and China announcing its J-20 is combat ready.<p>With more countries now fielding and trying to market stealth jets, Business Insider spoke to Michael Kofman, a senior research scientist …

Chinese Aircraft Enters South Korean Identification Zone, Seoul Scrambles ROKAF Fighters

South Korean F-15K Slam Eagles and KF-16s Reported to Have Responded. It hasn’t taken long for things on the Korean peninsula to get interesting …

An unusual group of military aircraft is going to fly over the Super Bowl this year

U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight is scheduled to perform the flyover at the start of the game Sunday. The HeritageFlight will consist of one F-16 Fighting Falcon, two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, and one P-51 Mustang flying in formation over U.S. Bank Stadium. This is the first time the Heritage Flight team …

Chinese Military Aircraft Crashes During Training Exercise [Photos, Video]

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force on Monday confirmed a Chinese military plane crashed in the Chinese southwestern province of Guizhou …

Lockheed Martin's Trillion-Dollar Problem

The Pentagon still has a long list of issues with the F-35, the most expensive weapons platform in history.<p><b>Lockheed Martin</b> (NYSE:LMT) still has …

Russia Is Testing a "New" Tu-160 Blackjack Supersonic Bomber

Russia has started test flying the first “new” Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack supersonic strategic bomber. However, this first airframe will primarily be …

Why Israel's New F-35 Stealth Fighters Are a Game-Changer

Something changed in the region last December, when Israel declared its first squadron of F-35s operational. Numerically, the change seemed minor. …

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China Developing Advanced Aircraft Capable Of Detecting Stealth Planes, Including F-35, F-22

China is developing a reconnaissance aircraft equipped with a radar system which would help spot enemy stealth planes, stated Chinese military …