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New F-35 deal is the largest procurement in the history of the Defense Department and covers Block 4 suite development too
The Block 4 software suite for the F-35 includes 53 improvements to advanced air- and ground-based threats. None of the changes will affect the exterior of the jet. The Defense Department and Lockheed Martin have reached a tentative agreement on the next lot of F-35s, with options for a multi-year buy worth about $34...
During the aforementioned landing, which occurred during dawn, the unfortunate F-117 Nighthawk was accompanied by its wingman. The latter did not land at AAS, but continued its route to its deployment base... As we highlighted after last month F-117 flights spotted in Nevada and Eastern California, Scramble Magazine “Back in 2017, Scramble received...
“Four ‘retired’ F-117 Stealth Fighters were secretly deployed to the Middle East and conducted air strikes in Syria and Iraq in 2017,” Scramble Magazine Says
One of the deployed F-117 Stealth Aircraft was involved in an in-flight emergency and landed far away from its temporary home base that was likely located in Saudi Arabia, the UAE or Qatar. After at least one F-117 had been spotted flying in Nevada and Eastern California last week, Scramble Magazine is...
U.S. approves sale of 3,900 Small Diameter Bomb II for Australia's F-35A fleet
The proposed sale of Small Diameter Bomb II will improve Australia’s F-35 survivability and will enhance its capability to deter global threats Australia has been granted permission by the U.S. government to order up to 3,900 GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb Increment IIs (SDB IIs) for its F-35A fleet. The estimated total case value is $815 million. The proposed sale of SDB II...
F-22 stealth fighters left behind at Tyndall AFB damaged beyond repair by Hurricane Michael
Tyndall’s F-22 Raptors are essential to the mission of training and projecting combat air power and are a critical component of air dominance Taken on Dec. 15, 2016 the cool picture in this post shows U.S. Air Force (USAF) F-22 Raptors in various stages of routine maintenance sit in a hangar during the night at Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB),...