Fighter Aircraft

In A Fighter Aircraft, Breathing Is No Easy Feat

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<b>Quest for Performance: The Evolution of Modern Aircraft</b><p>Part I: THE AGE OF PROPELLERS<p>Chapter 5: Design Refinement, 1939-45<p><b>Examples of World War II</b> …

Aerospace

Lockheed’s Air Force Plant 4 has had an enduring impact

“Peace through strength. Lots of strength.”<p>That phrase is prominently displayed on the walls of our Lockheed Martin Air Force Plant 4 facility in …

Stealth Aircraft

Should the U.S. Military Be Betting the Farm on Stealth?

It might not be the best of ideas. It was a really good bet in the 1980s and a pretty good bet in the 1990s, but is stealth the way to go in the …

Aerospace

The top fighter aircraft of 2017 (WVR combat)

Tactics, training and luck are the determining factors in who survives within visual range aerial combat. Despite the modern emphasis on …

Military Aircraft

The three lies that shot down the Lavi, the world's greatest Israeli fighter aircraft

Thirty years ago 26 government ministers had to decide the fate of the Lavi fighter – the world’s best fighter aircraft at the time and Israel’s …

Aerospace

Canada won't buy Boeing aircraft until company drops trade complaint against Bombardier: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Boeing can forget about selling fighter jets to Canada as long as its trade complaint is ongoing against Quebec …

Canadian News

Who is selling weapons to Myanmar?

Most of Myanmar's military imports come from China, Russia, India, Israel and Ukraine.<p><b>Follow Shakeeb Asrar on Twitter: @shakeebasrar</b><p>The Myanmar army has shaped the country's politics and external affairs since it gained independence from the British in 1948.<p>For more than half a century the army …

Myanmar

Soviet Su-27 fighter aircraft crashes mysteriously near Area 51 in Nevada

The aircraft that crashed a few days ago in Nevada, could be a Soviet-made Su-27 fighter jet, US-based Popular Mechanics magazine said. The incident …

Area 51

IAF not in favour of acquiring Russian 5th gen jets, keen on DRDO Make in India project instead

Highlights<p><i>1</i><p>IAF not in favour of acquiring 127 fifth-generation fighter aircraft from Russia.<p><i>2</i><p>The maintenance cost of the planes is also expected to …

Aerospace

Top 5 Fighter Aircraft of All Time

What are the five greatest fighter aircraft of all time? Like the same question asked of tanks, cars, or rock and roll guitarists, the answer …

War

Navy Pilot Recovered After Jet Crash

NORFOLK (NNS) -- A Navy pilot ejected from his F-5N Tiger II tactical fighter aircraft, August 9, about 20 nautical miles southeast of Naval Air …

Military

Dunkirk: A War Film That Stands Out From The Rest

Snapshot<p>Dunkirk offers not just an exceptionally immersive experience but extends itself as a unifier. It is here that the film steps up and finds a …

Military History

Croatia issues RfP for multirole fighter aircraft | Jane's 360

On 20 July, Croatia finally issued a request for proposals (RfP) for the acquisition of up to 12 modern multirole fighter aircraft. The Croatian …

Aerospace

Analysts: India won't ink a single-engine fighter deal before 2019

NEW DELHI — India's single-engine fighter program, worth $12 billion, is unlikely to be "decided before 2019," analysts and officials say, even as …

Aerospace

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 said.<p>…

Aerospace

India, Russia soon to sign contract to develop fifth-generation fighter aircraft: Rostec CEO

<b>Zhukovsky(Russia):</b> India and Russia will soon sign a contract for jointly developing the much-delayed fifth-generation fighter aircraft, a top …

Aerospace

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

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 …

War

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

Iran's 'stealth' fighter is a total joke

Iran recently released footage of what it claims is a fifth-generation stealth fighter jet called the Qaher F-313 rolling around a runway, but …

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

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

Japan scrambled its fighter aircraft a record 1,168 times in 2016 | 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 …

Why Selling F-35s to Taiwan Is a Terrible Idea

Taiwan would be better off investing its limited resources in advanced surface-to-air missile systems.

Military

The Latest: Military: Pilot of crashed F-16 out of hospital

CLINTON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on an F-16 crash in the Washington suburbs (all times local):<p>4:15 p.m.<p>Military officials say a pilot whose F-16 crashed near Washington has been released from the hospital after being treated for minor injuries.<p>The crash occurred around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday in a …

Military

The F-35 Is a $1.4-Trillion National Disaster

The F-35 still has a long way to go before it will be ready for combat. That was the parting message of Michael Gilmore, the now-retired Director of …

Military Aircraft

Boeing smells blood in the water and is coming for Lockheed Martin's F-35 business

(A concept rendering for Boeing's F-18 Advanced Super Hornet.Boeing)<p>It's no secret that Lockheed Martin's F-35C naval variant has been plagued by …

Military Aircraft

Northrop Maintenance for U.S. Surveillance Plane Dogged by Flaws

Northrop Grumman Corp.’s performance on its $7 billion contract to maintain the U.S.’s top aircraft for ground surveillance has been dogged by …

Military

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter can’t hit moving targets such as cars

Despite being regarded as one of the most technologically advanced warplanes in the world, reports suggest that the Lockheed Martin F-35 has one …

Military Aircraft