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How did a 30 year-old Su-22 defeat a modern AIM-9X?

At approximately 18.43hrs local time on June 18, a US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet operating over Syria shot down a Syrian Arab Air Force … Read More

C-130J-SOF launched for international customers

Lockheed Martin has launched the C-130J-SOF (Special Operations Forces Configuration), aimed at international operators. LM has, until … Read More

F-35 puts in a ‘Beast’ of a display in Paris

Lockheed Martin has performed the first public flying demonstration with a US Air Force F-35A Lightning II at this week’s Paris Air … Read More

Gripen E makes maiden flight

Saab’s JAS 39 Gripen E has made its maiden flight today. It flew from Saab’s Linköping site this morning. The Gripen E … Read More

A-10 squadrons under threat

The US Air Force is considering retiring three squadrons of A-10Cs. Addressing the House Armed Services Tactical Air and Land Forces … Read More

H-X contenders in Finland

The Kaivopuisto Airshow, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Finnish Independence, in Helsinki this weekend, has once again drawn … Read More

US shoots down pro-Syrian regime drone – UPDATE F-15E KILL

The US has shot down a pro-Syrian regime armed drone that was attacking US-led coalition forces near At Tanf in Syria. In a briefing, … Read More

Norwegian F-35 drag chute trials

The Norwegian Ministry of Defence has released the first images of testing ots the new drag chute for the F-35A. The chute — unique … Read More

First Japanese-assembled F-35

The first Japanese-assembled F-35A was unveiled out of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Komaki South F-35 Final Assembly and Check … Read More

BUFFs in Europe

B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, and approximately 800 Air Force Global Strike Airmen deployed to RAF … Read More


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