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F-22 Raptor Resurrection?

In late April there were a flurry of press reports suggesting that Lockheed Martin was planning to offer Japan a new fighter design based...

Analysis: German Tornado/Typhoon Replacement

At the ILA Berlin Airshow Dirk Hoke, CEO of Airbus Defence and Space, and Eric Trappier, CEO and chairman of Dassault Aviation announced that...
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Combat Debut for AGM-158B JASSM-ER

The co-ordinated coalition strike against Syrian chemical weapons infrastructure on 14 April marked the combat debut of the $1.75 million Lockheed Martin AGM-158B JASSM-ER...

Missile and Air Attacks Target Syrian Chemical Sites States President Trump, UK and France

Over the night of 13/14 April the United States, the United Kingdom and France launched airstrikes against multiple targets inside Syria suspected of being...

USAF Remains Unhappy Over F-35A Costs

The US Air Force (USAF) may have to cut its planned buy of 1,763 Lockheed Martin F-35A Joint Strike Fighters by about one third...
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RAF’s Centenary Marked by Continuing Deployment on Operation Shader

Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) celebrated its 100th anniversary on Sunday 1 April 2018. But while the service prepares for an anniversary parade and...
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Russia’s S-500 Prometheus SAM nears service entry

Russia’s existing in-service ‘double digit’ Surface to Air Missiles (SAMs), the S-300 (known as the SA-10, -12 and -20 to NATO) and the S-400...

Saab GlobalEye’s First Flight

On Wednesday 14 March 2018 Saab successfully completed the first flight of its GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft at its Linköping factory...
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Prince Salman signs up to discussions on a new batch of Saudi Typhoons

The UK Government signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) aimed at finalising discussions for the purchase of...

Gearbox Troubles

Airbus is working hard to resolve engine issues that have curtailed new A400M Atlas turboprop freighter deliveries and limited flying by the 26 aircraft...

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