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France is overhauling its popular Rafale multi-role fighter jet to better serve in combat missions, the French Defense Ministry said this week.
Search crews from the 8th Fighter Wing and local agencies tried but failed to find the tanks. "The recovery efforts have been halted due to the low likelihood of finding the tanks, as many areas within this body of water exceed 60 foot depths ...
US Air Force f-16 jet dropped two auxiliary fuel tanks into a fresh water lake in South Korea after the pilot suspected an emergency to occur.
One of Britain's first ever jet fighter pilots has died aged 95. Sqn Ldr Dennis Barry was one of 16 pioneering pilots trained to fly the Gloster Meteor, which was rushed in to service in 1944 to combat Nazi Germany's V1 'Doodlebug' rockets.
France's Rafale fighter jet approved for key upgrades. By: Pierre Tran, March 23, 2017 (Photo Credit: Dassault aviation).
Arnold Bunch said the money is necessary for the service to stay on the path outlined in its Air Superiority 2030 roadmap, which calls for the Air Force to develop a new fighter, called Penetrating Counter Air (PCA) or Next Generation Air Dominance ...
That could threaten plans to boost output of the stealth jet and in turn lower its production cost to $US85 million ($110m) per plane or less by 2019. The plan aims to create as many as 15,000 new US jobs by 2020. Half of the planes due to be delivered ...
When most people think of supersonic speeds, they might picture a sonic boom or military jets. But one of the coolest things that happens when the sound barrier gets broken is what shows up in jet engine exhaust. I'm talking, of course, about shock ...
According to the report, decreasing orders for the fighter jet will allow them to move the F-16 operation to make room for F-35 production at the Fort Worth plant.
LANGKAWI (Malaysia), March 21. /TASS/. The Russian Knights pilotage group flew advanced Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jets for the first time to perform stunts at the LIMA 2017 aerospace show on Langkawi Island in Malaysia.
Trump has been critical of the F-35's price and has suggested possibly buying a "comparable" F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter from rival defense giant Boeing. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is a program with three distinct variants built for the Air Force ...
Rafale fighter aircraft. LANGKAWI -- Treasury Secretary-General Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah had the rare honour of taking a ride on a Rafale jet fighter at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA '17) here today.
LANGKAWI, Malaysia (Reuters) - France's Rafale fighter jet is emerging as the frontrunner as Malaysia looks to replace its aging fleet of combat aircraft, a source in the Southeast Asian nation's defense ministry said on Wednesday, despite narrowing ...
LANGKAWI: A Dassault Rafale multi-role fighter aircraft had a VIP "passenger" on the opening day of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (Lima) 2017 yesterday.
With the F-35 barely out the front door, the U.S. military is already trying to figure out what America's next-generation fighter jet will look like.
The U.S. Air Force is rolling out its new stealth fighter jet this week right here in Hawaii. The cutting edge F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, was on display at this week's symposium with Asia-Pacific allies, on joint base Pearl harbor-Hickam. The new jet ...
In late February, President Donald Trump announced a $54 billion increase in military spending. This week, he revealed where he's going to get the money from.
Russian-Indian agreement on separation of research and development work on the Fifth Generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) is on its final stage, Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Denis Manturov said Friday, adding that India would have equal rights ...
The U.S. and its Asia-Pacific allies are rolling out their new stealth fighter jet, a cutting-edge plane that costs about $100 million each.
Jerusalem -- Syria said it launched anti-aircraft missiles against Israeli warplanes in Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday, following a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria - a rare military exchange between the two hostile Mideast ...
Both pilots ejected safely from the plane that crashed today. ... Yesterday, in a written reply to a member's question Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre had said that in the current year, five fighter jets have crashed against four in 2015 ...
The three Joint Strike fighter aircraft all cost much more than their predecessors. A F-35A Joint Strike Fighter costs approximately $100 ... The f-15E Strike Eagle strike fighter was developed from the F-15 Eagle air superiority fighter, which ...
OTTAWA - The Liberal government has taken the next step towards buying 18 Super Hornet fighter jets on an interim basis, a purchase it hopes to make official by year's end.
Dramatic video footage shows the moment an Warthog fighter jet obliterates a Humvee drone during US military target practice .
Boeing has inked a five-year contract to continue maintaining and servicing the Republic of Korea Air Force's F-15K aircraft, supporting the fleet's readiness.
The People's Liberation army Air Force (PLAAF) has reportedly inducted an unknown number of Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter aircraft, according to the military channel of China Central Television (CCTV) on March 9. The March 9 CCTV video footage showed a ...
A schoolboy has unearthed the wreckage of a German WWII fighter plane, with the remains of the pilot still inside.
China has a long way to go before it can product world-class jet engines for fighter aircraft, Chen Xiangbao, vice-president of the AECC Beijing Institute of Aeronautical Materials has been quoted as saying.
For now, Centre focussing on buying single-engine fighters.
Boeing is getting, while the getting is still relatively good.
However when fully operational the F-35 may offer significant advantage in terms of manoeuvrability as questions hang over the Chinese plane's air-to-air capability. The F-35B can also land vertically - meaning it can be used in many more theatres of ...
Russia's Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA stealth fighter program has suffered another delay. Testing of the of the powerful new jet's second stage engine, which was supposed to start later this year, has been pushed back to 2018. "At the moment, works are being ...
... to aviation Herald, the communication blackout happened when the air traffic control in Slovakia was handing over charge to the ATC in Prague.
(Beijing, China) Months after unveiling its first fifth-generation J-20 fighter jet, China's People's Liberation army announced that the advanced aircraft has entered service.
China's new generation stealth fighter jet, the J-20, is serving in the People's Liberation army air force, according to state media.
Damascus, Syria (6:05 P.M.) - A headquarter for the al-Qaeds offshoot in Syria, Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), in the northern countryside of Hama has come under aerial bombardment by a Russian fighter jet. A video released by the Russian Ministry of ...
However, questions remain whether the new Chinese fighter can match the radar-evading properties of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor air-to-air combat jet, or the latest strike jet in the US arsenal, Lockheed's F-35. The F-22, developed for the US Air ...
The plane was designed and the mockup built by the Iranian government's aviation Industries Organization. "The fighter jet is Iranian-made and all its parts have been manufactured domestically," Qaher's project manufacturer told Iranian state ...
But of course, the flying wing's main feature was always supposed to be its speed, which could have exceeded the maximum speed of the best Allied fighters of ...
Lawyers for a pilot who buzzed De Beque Canyon in a military-style fighter jet and flew into several power lines say Xcel Energy could be partly to blame because it might not have marked the cables properly.
Iran's Indigenous Qaher F-313 fifth-generation stealth fighter is allegedly about to enter serial production, according to a top Iranian military official.
IDF mulls major fighter jet, helicopter deals ... It has been decided to purchase two air force squadrons, following the establishment of a squadron of F-35 Adir fighters, the world's most advanced stealth aircraft. ... The new F-15s cost $100 million ...
India will go in for the multi-billion dollar joint development and production of a fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) with Russia only if there is full-scale transfer ...
(CNN) A 14-year-old Danish boy doing research for a history class found the wreckage of a German World War II plane with the remains of the pilot in the cockpit ...
Two of the twelve FA-50 Light Attack Aircrafts acquired for the Philippine Air Force (PAF) modernization was presented at Mactan Benito Ebuen Air Base on ...
A plane from Bucharest has been escorted into Birmingham airport by RAF fighter jets after it experienced communication difficulties.
Halabja, Kurdistan Region - The memorial museum of Halabja has received an Iraqi fighter jet believed to have been used in the chemical attack on the city on March 16, 1988.
RAF jets have been scrambled to intercept a flight from Romania after it lost communications. The aircraft took off from Bucharest at around 1.30am and landed ...
The Indian navy has launched a global search for maritime fighter jets it plans to operate from future aircraft carriers and is awaiting response from top military contractors on what they have to offer. The navy wants 57 multi-role carrier-borne ...
"My wish was to fly in a fighter jet and I went to Tampa, Florida and visited MacDill Air Force Base and from there we flew in an Aero L-39 Albatross.






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