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Hellenic Air Force to upgrade 123 F-16 fighters to F-16V configuration

HELLENIC AIR FORCE F-16V UPGRADE WILL BE $ 1.3 BILLION MAX, GREEK DEFENSE MINISTER...

The upgrade of F-16 aircraft to the F-16V configuration will bolster the Hellenic Air Force’s ability to support NATO and remain interoperable with the...
Lokcheed Martin to upgrade U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F’s IRST21 sensor

LOCKHEED MARTIN TO UPGRADE U.S. NAVY F/A-18E/F’s IRST21 SENSOR

IRST21 flies mounted in the F/A-18E/F's centerline fuel tank Lockheed Martin has secured two contracts from Boeing to upgrade its IRST21 sensor system for use...
Discovery Air Defence to offer "a large number" of F-16 fighter aircraft for USAF's ADAIR competition

DISCOVERY AIR DEFENCE TO OFFER “A LARGE NUMBER” OF F-16 FIGHTER AIRCRAFT FOR USAF’s...

"The company's F-16 offer separates it from competitors, who are offering third-generation solutions trying to be fourth-generation," Garry Venman, Discovery Air Defence executive vice-president Discovery...
JASDF F-4 damaged by heavy fire before take-off at Hyakuri Airbase

JASDF F-4 DAMAGED BY HEAVY FIRE BEFORE TAKE-OFF AT HYAKURI AIRBASE

The incident occurred around noon time after damage to the JASDF F-4 Phantom's left-side main landing gear and both crew members were able to...
Remembering Jim Huston, the Naval Flight Officer who filmed the aerial sequences of "The Final Countdown" cult movie

REMEMBERING JIM HUSTON, THE NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER WHO FILMED THE AERIAL SEQUENCES OF “THE...

While in the Jolly Rogers, Jim Huston participated in making the movie “The Final Countdown,” filming several scenes with a camera in the back...
UK's F-35B completes ski-ramp trials and is now cleared for takeoff from HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier

UK’s F-35B COMPLETES SKI-RAMP TRIALS AND IS NOW CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF FROM HMS QUEEN...

"The launch of the F-35s from the HMS Queen Elizabeth is a once in a generation historical event. To be the first to fly...

RAF PILOT WAS ABOARD THE USMC AV-8B HARRIER THAT CAUGHT FIRE ON BOARD USS...

While the pilot was given a clean bill of health and no other personnel were hurt, the explosion and fire caused damage to two...

RAF TYPHOON FIGHTERS BREAK THE RECORD FOR THE LONGEST EUROFIGHTER SORTIE FLOWN AGAINST DA’ESH

After scanning the areas around the targets to ensure no civilians were present the Typhoon pair struck the targets with a total of six...
Here's Skunk Works QueSST X-Plane, the aircraft that will turn the sonic boom into a soft "heartbeat" thump

HERE’S SKUNK WORKS QueSST X-PLANE, THE AIRCRAFT THAT WILL TURN THE SONIC BOOM INTO...

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works team, in partnership with NASA, is developing QueSST X-plane to solve one of the persistent challenges of supersonic flight –...
Israeli Air Force could buy CH-53K King Stallion helicopter instead of V-22 Osprey tiltrotor

ISRAELI AIR FORCE COULD BUY CH-53K KING STALLION HELICOPTER INSTEAD OF V-22 OSPREY TILTROTOR

An other potential candidate to replace the Israeli air force's aged CH-53s by around 2025 include Sikorsky's new CH-53K Flight Global reports that Israel has...