IAF to purchase 17 more F-35Is

ISRAELI AIR FORCE TO PURCHASE 17 MORE F-35I STEALTH FIGHTERS

This order brings to 50 the total of F-35I fifth generation fighters ordered by IsraelThe Israeli government has signed the necessary paperwork for a...

JAPAN COULD SELL KAWASAKI C-2 CARGO AIRCRAFT TO UAE

If the Kawasaki C-2 sale to UAE went through, it would be the first export of a weapon system built in JapanAs reported by...
Pentagon rejects Turkish request to hire F-16 instructors from Pakistan

PENTAGON REJECTS TURKISH REQUEST TO RECRUIT F-16 INSTRUCTORS FROM PAKISTAN

Between 300 and 350 of the dismissed personnel after the thwarted coup were fighter pilots and as a result TuAF is now short of...
Video gamers are better than GA pilots as UAV operators

STUDY FINDS THAT VIDEO GAMERS ARE BETTER THAN GA PILOTS AS UAV OPERATORS

This research comes in the wake of military and civilian drones proliferation which has created a growing demand for qualified UAV pilotsAs reported by...
Fedotov MiG-25RB altitude world record

REMEMBERING THE ABSOLUTE ALTITUDE RECORD SET BY FEDOTOV MiG-25 40 YEARS AGO

Flying a re-engined MiG-25, Fedotov reached the record height of 123,523 feet (37,650 meters) above Podmoskovnoe, RussiaOn Aug. 31, 1977 Alexandr Vasilievich Fedotov, an official...
RNLAF is updating RCAF on F-35 acquisition

ROYAL NETHERLANDS AIR FORCE UPDATES ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE ON F-35 ACQUISITION PROCESS

If RCAF had to purchase the F-35 it would further increase the interoperability of the air forces that are purchasing the aircraft said Lt.-Gen....
First Block 45 KC-135

IOWA ANG 185TH ARW RECEIVES 1st “DIGITAL” KC-135

The Block 45 major avionics update is forecast to prolong the life of the KC-135 into its 80th or 90th yearOn Aug. 25, 2017,...
USAF carried out second set of B61-12 qualification tests

USAF CARRIED OUT SECOND SET OF B61-12 NUCLEAR BOMB QUALIFICATION TESTS

The B61-12 consolidates and replaces four B61 bomb variants in the nation’s nuclear arsenal. The first production unit is scheduled to be completed by...
the F-15E driver who scored the drone kill on Jun. 8, reveals some interesting details about the air engagement

F-15E DRIVER WHO SHOT DOWN PRO-SYRIA REGIME UAV ON JUN. 8 REVEALS SOME INTERESTING...

The drone was small enough that the missile Lieutenant Colonel Jeremy Renken would fire from his F-15E could potentially go long and inadvertently head...
ATAC has bought 63 former French Air Force Mirage F1s

ATAC HAS BOUGHT 63 MIRAGE F1 FIGHTER JETS

Between 30 and 45 Mirage F1 fighters will be refurbished to fly again as adversaries against U.S. military aircraftAs it was reported last month...