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Retired general Tom Lawson, who served as chief of the defence staff from 2012 to 2015, says he believes Canada will end up buying Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet to replace the current fleet of CF-18 Hornets despite the government choosing Boeing's ...
An embarrassing acknowledgement was done by the South Korean defense forces about using video clips from a video game to show that its manufactured fighter jet was working very well. The footage was used to show off its latest top of the line fighter ...
Paris: French weapons sales hit a record high of more than 20 billion euros ($21.33 billion) in 2016 after submarine contracts in Australia and fighter jet sales to India, France's defence minister said. "In 2015, we hit our historical exports figure ...
The MiG aircraft corporation will hold an official presentation of the MiG-35 light fighter jet in late January, Izvestia said on Jan. 18.
Indigenously-made fighter jet Tejas will make its Republic Day debut in this year's parade, the Indian Air Force announced on Thursday.
The price tag for a total of 2,443 F-35 aircraft already stands at $379 billion, which makes the jet the most expensive plane in history. In 2015, the US Air Force openly admitted that there have been numerous problems with the F-35, with Air Force ...
The Islamic State group - also known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) - was seemingly building a fighter jet it intended to use against the Iraqi security forces capturing Mosul from the ...
South Korea proudly showed off footage of its top-of-the-line Kai KF-X fighter jet in 2015; the culmination of over 14 years of work.
Indigenously developed Tejas fighter jet was inducted in the IAF in July 2016 with two aircraft. The plan is to increase the production of aircraft from the present eight to 16 aircraft each year.
The maker of the F-35, Lockheed Martin, and the Department of Defense, are reportedly close to a deal for a contract worth almost 9 billion dollars, bringing the price of each of the fighter jets below 100 million dollars for the first time. That's ...
In this case, it is Lockheed-Martin's "latest and greatest" product - the fifth-generation fighter jet aircraft known as the F-35, also known as the "lightning II" and "Joint Strike Fighter" (JSF). But by most reports, the F-35 is more of a sputtering ...
The expensive F35 fighter jet programme has been under scrutiny for several years now, as manufacturer Lockheed-Martin, the military and even Donald Trump acknowledge several major issues with the multi-role stealth fighter. ... "The F35A in the Block ...
Russia's United aircraft corporation (UAC) and its subsidiary Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG are expected to hold an official presentation of fourth-generation ...
This is the astonishing moment a Russian-built fighter jet went head-to-head with a US Air Force F-16 in the skies above the top secret Area 51 military base.
US-based multinational conglomerate General Electric (GE) won a $98 million Defense Logistics Agency contract to remanufacture engines for f-16 and f-15 ...
The army said a fighter jet had misfired and shot some humanitarian aid workers of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the Medicines Sans Frontiers and some civilians in Kala Balge in Borno during an operation.
(CNN) A Nigerian fighter jet misfired Tuesday during an operation, striking refugees at a camp for the internally displaced as well as aid workers with the International Committee of the Red Cross, according to Nigerian officials and the Red Cross.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 16, 2017, on page 8. Recommended. Related Articles.
Benghazi - A fighter jet from Marshal Khalifa Haftar's forces was shot down over Libya's Benghazi on Sunday as it carried out raids on jihadist positions, a military source said. The MiG-23 went down after being targeted by "extremist militias", said a ...
The pilot was killed in the crash, which took place at the Hat Yai air base in the south of Thailand. Source: Youtube. Related. Accidents.
The JAS 39C Gripen crashed onto a runway at around 9:30am local time (0230 UTC) and exploded, closing the airport to commercial flights.
Enemy ground fire and surface-to-air missiles whizzed by the F-4 fighter jet that Maj. Stillman Vaughan "Bud" Taylor, Jr.
The Gripen was one of the air force's nine jet fighters taking part in the air show as part of children's Day activities at Wing 56 in Hat Yai in Songkhla province.
A Saab Griben fighter jet taking part in the children's Day airshow at Thailand's southern Hat Yai International Airport has been filmed crashing to the ground, with smoke and flames erupting from the spot.
A fighter jet pilot was killed after the aircraft crashed during a children's Day air show in Thailand's Songkhla province on Saturday.
The newest addition to the family of the world of firsts is Second Lieutenant Thokozile Muwamba, Zambia's first female fighter pilot. "women should begin to participate and realise their abilities. Because of this understanding, I am ready to undertake ...
In a rare act, the Indian Air Force chief B.S. Dhanoa on Thursday flew a Mig-21 fighter jet, the oldest fighter aircraft in the IAF's inventory. Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa flew the Mig-21 Type 96 aircraft from the IAF base at Uttarlai, a forward base in ...
... the loud noise was a fighter aircraft breaking the sound barrier. Earlier on Friday, alarmed residents tweeted that they heard blasts and that the walls and windows of their houses shook.
The chief executive of Lockheed Martin, Marillyn A. Hewson, said Friday that the company was "very close to a deal" to slice the costs for the new F-35 fighter jet, after weeks of talks with President-elect Donald J. Trump and his team about the jet ...
Indian Air Force chief flies MiG-21 fighter jet solo Image credit: PTI. Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa on Thursday flew a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 fighter jet solo from Uttarlai air base in Rajasthan. It is one of the oldest aircraft in the force's ...
Dhanoa flew the same type of aircraft during Kargil Operations and carried out many night strike missions in the mountainous terrain.
Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth has been selected by the Air Force to land a squadron of F-35 Lightning II fighter jets. The base was picked partially because of its location next to the Lockheed Martin plant where the stealth fighter ...
Former Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha (retired) flew the Indigenous fighter jet Tejas last year, becoming the first air chief to fly the indigenous fighter. He had also flown a Gripen aircraft at the Saab facility during an official trip ...
"The F-35 Lightning II Program (also known as the Joint Strike Fighter Program) is the Department of Defense's focal point for defining affordable next generation strike aircraft weapon systems for the navy, Air Force, Marines, and our allies.
The Liaoning carrier's J-15 fighter jets last month practiced air confrontations and air refueling in the Yellow Sea late before the ship and its flotilla headed into the open Pacific beyond Taiwan and Okinawa.
President-elect Donald Trump's brief remarks Wednesday about U.S. Air Force F-35 aircraft production prompted a response from U.S.
The drones were originally the idea of engineer students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and were first modified for military testing in 2013. Elizabeth Quintana from the Royal United Service Institute told the BBC: "When looking at how ...
A Russian military plane plunged into the sea killing all 92 people on board after a co-pilot mistakenly pulled a lever to operate the wing flaps, it is thought.
The US Marine Corps has sent a squadron of its newest fighter jets to Japan, marking the first permanent overseas deployment of the joint strike fighter. Ten F-35B fighter jets from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA-121) departed Marine Corps ...
What's small, fast, and is launched from the bottom of a fighter jet? Not missiles, but a swarm of drones. U.S. military officials have announced that they've carried out their largest ever test of a drone swarm released from fighter jets in flight. In ...
The Trump administration should "rigorously and comprehensively review" Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet, the Pentagon's costliest programme, the US ...
At least eight Chinese warplanes were spotted flying over the Korea strait close to Japanese islands on Monday, prompting Japanese and South Korean air forces to scramble fighter jets. The move signalled Beijing's determination to step up its routine ...
Two f-18 fighter jets flew over the stadium as the National Anthem finished up. Seymour wasn't the only Packers fan with Central Wisconsin ties aboard.
An F-35 fighter pilot says he would be confident flying the Joint Strike Fighter against any enemy in the world, including Russian and Chinese 5th Generation ...
The F-22 also collided with current events, as the economic demands of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the lack of a peer adversary made a $300 million fighter plane, in the view of government officials at the time, an unsustainable cost. An economic ...
India already has a single engine fighter aircraft, the Tejas Light combat aircraft (LCA) has already been inducted in the Indian Air Force (IAF).
"I was tired of my tools sliding off the aircraft," said inventor Tom Burden. A fighter-jet mechanic who invented a non-skid tool mat sold out of the first 2,000 units last year and took just 10 hours to hit a crowdfunding goal testing customer desire ...
NATO has denied claims in Russia that one of the military alliance's jets came close to colliding with a passenger plane in the far east of the country. The airliner, travelling from Sakhalin to the Kuril Islands, reportedly had to descend rapidly to ...
A decade after the MiG-35's first flight, the Kremlin's new warplane will finally begin testing with the Russian air force in January 2017, according to Russian ...
Galina Kotlyarenko, an assembler at Teletronics, solders a circuit board that will be used in the F-35. About 100 of the company's 205 employees directly work ...


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