Tag: multi-role fighter jet

"The U.S. offered us to sell the F-16, but it would be utterly useless to buy it,” Philippine President Duterte says
"It would be utterly useless to buy the F-16. But I need attack helicopters and small planes for the counterinsurgency,” Rodrigo Duterte Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says Washington had offered to sell the F-16 to Manila but he says the jets are “utterly useless.” According Bloomberg, after he took office in mid-2016, Duterte immediately took steps to revive once-frosty relations with...
RBAF F-16Vs will be the first Vipers to be produced in newly established F-16 production line in Greenville
Lockheed Martin will build 16 F-16Vs for Bahrain The newly established F-16 production line in Greenville, South Carolina will soon be manufacturing 16 F-16Vs for the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF). The production contract worth $1.1 billion was awarded by the Pentagon to Lockheed Martin on Jun. 22. The work is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2023, according to Release...
No. 12 Squadron is currently operating Tornados, and will transition to the future Typhoon force Britain announced last month that the Royal Air Force (RAF) will stand up No. 12 Squadron again so that Qatari air and ground crews can be trained to operate the Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role aircraft. Previously based at RAF Marham, the unit will relocate to RAF Coningsby...
Egyptian Air Force MiG-29M crashes during training flight. The Pilot ejected safely
The Egyptian Air Force MiG-35 deal represents the largest order for the Fulcrum fighter aircraft in the post-Soviet period Taken by Dmitri Terekhov at Zhukovsky Air Base, Russia, the interesting photo in this post shows first Egyptian Air Force (EAF) MiG-29/35. The jet’s serial number is 811. In Nov. 2013, it was reported that Egypt and Russia were negotiating an order of...
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...
Earlier this year Iran held negotiations with Russia over the acquisition of Sukhoi Su-30SM multi-role fighter jets The Russian Ambassador to Tehran, Levan Dzhagaryan, told Tehran Times that due to United Nations (UN) Resolution 2231, it will be difficult for Iran to acquire Sukhoi Su-30SM Flanker fighters. Actually earlier this year Iran held negotiations with Russia over the acquisition of Sukhoi Su-30SM multi-role...