Military Aircraft

Those Are Fighter Jets You Hear, But We're Not Under Attack

Four F/A-18 aircrafts are expected to land in Long Beach Friday afternoon, according to airport officials.<p>LONG BEACH, CA – If you hear some loud …

Aviation

Air Force Weapons Strategy Speeds EW, Hypersonics & F-35 Tech

The Air Force is now massively speeding up development for hypersonic weapons, missile warning systems and F-35 upgrades as key parts of an emerging …

Military

Light attack aircraft — why stop there?

WASHINGTON — As the Air Force contemplates whether to buy a new fleet of light attack aircraft, a duo of former Air Force officers are pressing for …

Military

In search of Turkish delight in ties with U.K.

On Tuesday, a group of demonstrators gathered opposite Downing Street in London, carrying placards dubbing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan a …

Foreign Policy

Daily 2 Cents: Chasing a Spaceship -- Orange Creature in the Tree -- Fighter Jet Pursues UFO Near Airport

<b>Chasing a Spaceship</b><p>My mother and two brothers were at home on a ranch in Wisconsin in 1967. I was 9 years old at the time. I was a very active kid …

Paranormal

Russell Westbrook Season Review: Twice in a Lifetime

It was the best of Russ, it was the worst of Russ, and it was all incredible.<p>Have you been on a plane lately? Did you have a good time? Probably not. …

Russell Westbrook

US embassy move to Jerusalem a ‘mistake’: UK envoy

The United Kingdom’s ambassador to Ankara on Friday described the United States’ decision to move its embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as “a mistake”.<p>…

Middle East

Xamlashe soars up as medical services head

From wanting to be a fighter jet pilot in the British Army, Dr Mthandeki Xamlashe gave up wings for a scalpel and is now the new head of medical …

Health Care

The Air Force's Elite Weapons School Has Given The F-35 A New Nickname

It's more common than not for U.S. military aircraft get unofficial nicknames that stick and that seems to have already occurred for the F-35.<p>Stephen …

Military

Korea Exercises Canceled After North Korean Demand

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened to call off next month’s presidential summit in Singapore with President Trump over scheduled US-ROK …

North Korea

Why an F-22 Raptor Would Crush an F-35 in a 'Dogfight'

And the reasons are simple. Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter—which is built in three versions—recently completed its developmental test …

Aviation

Footage From Inside A Russian Tu-95 Bear Strategic Bomber As It Is Escorted by U.S. F-22 Raptors Off Alaska Last Week

The Russian Air Force has released a video that includes a short clip filmed from inside a Bear bomber escorted by two F-22 stealth aircraft.<p>On May …

Military

Flying From NYC to L.A. in Under 3 Hours Just Got One Step Closer to Becoming a Reality

Land in Los Angeles earlier than you take off in New York? Don't mind if I do.<p>NASA is continuing its work to help high-speed supersonic flights make …

Aviation

How an Old F-15 Just Might Kill Russia's New Stealth Su-57 in a 'Dogfight'

The venerable Boeing F-15C Eagle has long been hailed as the world’s greatest air superiority fighter given its lopsided combat record of 104 kills …

Aviation

Highlights of Black Sea Defense and Aerospace Exhibition 2018 in Bucharest, Romania

Photo taken on May 16, 2018 shows a tank during the Black Sea Defense and Aerospace (BSDA) Exhibition in Bucharest, Romania. The Black Sea Defense …

Black Sea

Michael Keaton Wants Everyone to Know He's Still Batman, and We Support Him

The 66-year-old badass wins this week's Manliest Moment.<p><i>Welcome to Manliest Moment, where we decide which dude crushed the subtle art of manliness the hardest this week. Next up: Michael Keaton has some Bat-vice for college graduates.</i><p>If you got to wear the actual Batman suit for like, five minutes, …

Michael Keaton

Will India’s Air Force Get 40 More Su-30MKI Fighter Jets?

Indian state-owned aircraft maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has offered to produce 40 additional Sukhoi Su-30MKI multirole air superiority …

Aviation

Hawaii Community Clings to Life in Shadow of Fiery Volcano

When magma first began spouting like a demonic lawn sprinkler from a fissure near Mark Clawson’s Hawaii home, it was exciting. But the novelty of the …

Geology

Controversial F-35 Program Achieves Production Milestone: First Italian Fighter Rolls Off the Line

The controversial and oft-delayed F-35 stealth fighter program took a step closer to full production as the first Italian F-35A Lightning II rolled …

Aviation

Air Force, Army, NATO force break multidomain ground in Alaska exercise

WASHINGTON ―The Air Force and Army partnered with NATO allies during exercise Red Flag-Alaska, displaying a joint capability for the first time in …

Military

Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, May 18, 2018

Volume 264, Issue 35Publication Info Cover Date: Fri, 2018-05-18 Volume: 264 Number: 35

Aviation

2018 NHL Playoffs: Golden Knights go full Vegas in pregame ceremony, slice a jet in half

OK, so it was just an image of a fighter jet, but still, the Golden Knights remain so, so wonderfully extra<p>If we've learned anything this NHL …

Ice Hockey

This Swedish Watch Company Is Bringing Back A Forgotten Pilot’s Chronograph

Siduna is a new watch brand based out of Sweden, and for its first timepiece launch, it’s bringing back the design of a ’70s pilot’s chronograph: the …

Watches

Max Thunder military exercise underway in South Korea

A U.S. F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet lands as South Korea and the United States conduct the Max Thunder joint military exercise at an air base in Gwangju, South Korea, May 16, 2018. North Korea on Wednesday canceled a high-level meeting with South Korea and threatened to scrap a historic summit …

North Korea

Should U.S. Block F-35 Deliveries To Turkey?

REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required)<p>Register now for free access to "Should U.S. Block F-35 Deliveries To Turkey?" and other premium …

Aviation

F-35 fighter jet pilots could use drones in future missions - aviation expert

British pilots flying the F-35 stealth fighter jet may one day in the decades to come be able to operate and release drones during missions, it has …

Aviation

Lockheed tapped to upgrade C-5 Galaxy systems

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $31 million contract for services to support the C-5M Galaxy system.

Aviation

Two huge military planes visit Leeds Bradford Airport

An RAF C17 transport aircraft was joined by an Airbus A400M today as part of the latest phase of military training exercises at Leeds Bradford …

Leeds

Aerospace Industry Celebrates Manufacturing Boom, But Scrambles For Workers

With aerospace business booming, executives at Connecticut manufacturers turned their attention Wednesday to a familiar and chronic problem: finding …

United Technologies

Orlando units of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), United Launch Alliance grab $27.6M in defense work - Orlando Business Journal

By Matthew Richardson <br>– Staff writer, Orlando Business Journal<p>May 16, 2018, 10:24am EDT<p>A joint venture rocket company and a global defense firm each …

Orlando