Fighter Aircraft

India, Russia Contract Soon On 5th Generation Fighter Aircraft

India and Russia will soon sign a contract for jointly developing the much-delayed fifth-generation fighter aircraft, a top Russian official has …

Aerospace

USAF’s 34th Fighter Squadron receives final F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft

The US Air Force’s (USAF) 34th Fighter Squadron (FS) and 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, US, (AFB) have received …

Military

Human vs. Drone Combat Is the New Normal

US human pilots have shot down two enemy drones this month alone. But according to one expert, one day soon—within the next two decades—the drones will outmatch the best human pilots.<p>Spy drones are getting shot down in air-to-air combat across the Middle East and South Asia.<p>Get used to it. Clashes …

Drones

Tata, Lockheed Martin partner to make F-16s in India

Tata Advanced Systems and American defence supplier Lockheed Martin have signed an agreement to manufacture F-16 fighter jets in India

India

Turkey Marches Ahead With Its Military Plans in Qatar

Though Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies have cut ties with Qatar, touching off a diplomatic crisis in the Middle East, one friend has refused to …

Middle East

Lockheed Martin signs agreement with Tata to produce F-16 fighter aircraft in India

Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest defense contractor has signed an agreement with Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) to produce the F-16 Block 70 …

Aerospace

How Many Fighter Jets Does the Air Force Need?

Just how many fighter jets does the <b>Air Force</b> need? It depends on whom you ask.<p>The service is looking to grow its fighter fleet to stay competitive …

Military

Defence and Strategic Partnership: It will take more than rhetoric to build India’s defence sector

Six decades after India's 'economic constitution', the Industrial Policy Resolution of 1956, reserved defence production exclusively for the public …

India

Russian Activity In The Baltic Region Leads To Spike In Alert Scrambles By NATO Interceptors Supporting BAP Mission

The NATO fighter aircraft supporting BAP (Baltic Air Policing) mission in the Baltic States conducted six alert scrambles to identify and escort …

Russia

US intercepts Russian bombers and fighters near Alaska

American planes intercepted two Russian TU-95 bombers accompanied by two SU-35 fighters that flew close to the Alaska coast Tuesday night, according …

Bulgaria opts for Gripen | IHS Jane's 360

Bulgaria has selected the Saab Gripen as its new future fighter aircraft, the country's interim deputy prime minister reportedly announced on 26 …

Bulgaria

How Formidable Is North Korea's Air Force?

The Korean People's Army Air Force is perhaps the least threatening branch of Pyongyang’s military forces.<p>However, while technologically backwards …

North Korea

Pence makes everyone on Air Force Two watch the 'greatest sports movie ever made'

by Alex Pappas |<p>Vice President Mike Pence made everyone aboard Air Force Two watch "Hoosiers," the "greatest sports movie ever made" during their …

Military Aircraft

Another active supporter group bites the dust

The Squadron’s decision comes after struggling for numbers with the group’s voluntary move to the southern end of McDonald Jones Stadium, which was …

Soccer

Iran's 'stealth' fighter is a total joke

From Business Insider<p>Iran recently released footage of what it claims is a fifth-generation stealth fighter jet called the Qaher F-313 rolling around …

Military Aircraft

Air Force deserter on the run for more than 45 years gets 30 days in military jail

article<p>http://www.ajc.com/news/national/air-force-deserter-the-run-for-more-than-years-gets-days-military-jail/L7HwEi04FGFnpRwTi4mYEJ/<p>A 75-year-old …

Military Aircraft

F-35C targeting system guides weapon to moving target

<b>EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --</b><p>The F-35 Integrated Test Force recently performed another first-of-its-kind test when the aircraft released a …

Military

Japan scrambled its fighter aircraft a record 1,168 times in 2016 | IHS Jane's 360

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) scrambled its fighters a record 1,168 times in fiscal year (FY) 2016 in response to foreign military …

Military Aircraft

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North Korea<p>Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images<p>Pence declares end to 'strategic patience' on N. Korea<p>Top Stories<p>My Stories<p>Toxic chemical spill closes …

Aviation

F-35 Needs More Potent Adversary Services

Official Publication of the Navy League of the United States<p>Posted: April 18, 2017 4:11 PM<p>ARLINGTON, Va. — The F-35 Lightning II strike fighter is …

Military Aircraft

2 More F-35s to Join Fleet in Europe After Fuel Valve Glitch

Eight <b>F-35A</b> Lightning IIs will be flying with NATO partners for the next few weeks in part of their training <b>deployment</b> to RAF Lakenheath in the United …

Military Aircraft

US S. Korea Team-Up Against N. Korea

The US and South Korean militaries are teaming up for a massive 11-day exercise featuring a large portion of their fighter aircraft fleet.<p>On Monday, …

Korean Peninsula

I Built My Own Copy of Iran’s Faux Stealth Fighter

On Feb. 2, 2013, under the smiling gazes of then-Pres. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi, the Qaher 313 Conqueror — Iran’s …

Iran

Lockheed's F-35, F-22 May Soon Face Their Most Serious Threat Yet

American taxpayers could soon find out if they got their money's worth from the costliest fighter jets in the U.S. arsenal, as new air-defense …

Military Aircraft

The USAF turned an F-16 fighter jet into the world’s most advanced drone

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Stuff<p>Earlier this week the <b>US Air Force</b> (USAF) announced that it has managed to turn an F-16 fighter jet into an autonomous …

Military

US F-22s intercept Russian bombers off Alaska coast

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were intercepted in international airspace off the coast of Alaska by two US F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft on Monday, the Pentagon confirmed to CNN.<p>The intercept, which was described by a US military official as safe and professional, took place about 100 miles …

Military

Eyes in the Sky

<b>KADENA AIR BASE, Japan --</b><p>Playing hiding seek isn’t too hard of a game; at least that’s the case when you’ve got a teammate on your side who has …

Armed Forces

Hitler's Kamikazes: Nazi Suicide Aircraft

April 7, 1945, should have been just another high-explosive day over Nazi Germany. That morning, as they had done on so many mornings for the past …

War

Here's what it looked like when the 'mother of all bombs' hit an ISIS hideout

Eglin Air Force Base via AP<p>The US on Friday posted footage of its largest nonnuclear weapon's first combat use, against 36 ISIS fighters entrenched in caves and bunkers in northeastern Afghanistan on Thursday.<p>"The strike was designed to minimize the risk to Afghan and US forces conducting clearing …

Military Aircraft

Fighting Falcon puts off retirement: F-16 to fly for USAF through 2048

Lockheed Martin gets order to upgrade F-16s for 12,000 flight-hour life.<p>The last of the gunfighters will not be hanging up its holster any time soon. …

Military