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Canada's "new" Australian F/A-18 Hornet fighters are in need to upgrade their ejection seats and external lighting
The country will also have to make sure the Australian F/A-18 aircraft don’t have fatigue issues similar to their CF-18s Edmonton Journal reports that Canada plans to upgrade the ejection seats and external lighting of the Australian F/A-18 Hornet fighters when they are bought over. Canada will also have to make sure the jets don’t have fatigue issues similar to their...
The precision strike operations being carried out by the Bush Carrier Strike Group in the eastern Mediterranean Sea continue to demonstrate the tremendous warfighting capability and flexibility of the U.S. Navy Despite being plagued by lack of spare parts to fix their strike fighters and funds required to fully undertake their mission, U.S. Navy carrier strike groups are still able to...
The F-15E is still a phenomenal and capable war-fighting machine. It controls the sky and dominates the ground On Dec. 11, 2016 the iconic F-15E Strike Eagle celebrated its first flight 30th anniversary. Still today, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) considers the "Mudhen" (as the F-15E Strike Eagle is nicknamed by its aircrews) to be one of the most proficient multi-role, air-to-air...
The grounding of the entire E-3D fleet could affect air operations conducted in the Middle East The Royal Air Force (RAF) has been forced to ground its E-3D Sentry airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft after issues were discovered with the aircraft’s electrical wiring and cabin conditioning system. As reported by defensenews.com on Nov.4, 2016, a Royal Air Force spokesman said...