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First J-20 Mighty Dragon stealth fighters delivered to PLAAF front-line unit
9th Brigade at Wuhu has received its first two to four J-20 fighter aircraft Exactly eight years and one day after its first flight, the first operational People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF, China Air Force) front line unit, 9th Brigade at Wuhu has received its first two to four J-20 fighter...
Interesting footage shows the Su-57 Operating in Syria
According to Sukhoi, the Su-57's radar cross section RCS is reduced to an average figure of 0.3-0.4m2 compared to 15m2 for the Su-27 The interesting footage in this pots shows Russian Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighters operating in Syria. Noteworthy as we have already reported the Russian Air and Space Force (RuASF) has deployed the first two Su-57s to Khmemeim Air Base last...
"Tyndall F-22s damaged by Hurricane Michael likely fixable," Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says
“I’m not ready to say that all the F-22s can be fixed, but our initial review was perhaps more positive than I anticipated ... in light of the amount of damage,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis As reported by Air Force Times, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sounded optimistic Monday about the chances of repairing an unknown number of F-22s and other...
F-22 stealth fighters left behind at Tyndall AFB damaged beyond repair by Hurricane Michael
More than a dozen F-22 Raptors were left at Tyndall AFB for either mechanical or safety reasons More than a dozen F-22 Raptor stealth fighters were left behind as Hurricane Michael bore down on Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB) on Oct. 10, 2018. As reported by Air Force Magazine, in Michael's wake, many of those Raptors are damaged, and some beyond...
Stealth Vs Stealth: U.S. F-22s dogfight against Norwegian F-35s
“The F-22 is a very formidable opponent,” Royal Norwegian Air Force Major Morten Hanche Two F-22s from the 95th Fighter Squadron flew to Orland Air Base, Norway, Aug. 15, for a one-day exercise with Norwegian F-35s. The two U.S. F-22s are among 13 in Europe for a series of short-term deployments in places such as Greece and Poland, with further training...
USAF celebrates first flight of F-22 Raptor fifth-generation fighter
The way the USAF is operating its F-22 fleet leads to lower aircraft availability and less air superiority training for its pilots The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has noted that the way the U.S. Air Force (USAF) is operating its F-22 fleet leads to lower aircraft availability and less air superiority training for its pilots. For example according GAO, stealth...
These systems will give Russia's sixth-generation fighter an edge over U.S. F-22 and F-35 stealth aircraft
"The first contract for 12 Su-57 stealth fighters will be signed soon, and the deliveries under this contract will begin shortly," Alexey Krivoruchko, Russia’s Deputy Defense Ministry As reported by Sputniknews, Russia’s Deputy Defense Ministry Alexey Krivoruchko disclosed during a briefing in Komsomolsk-on-Amur on Jun. 30 that "The first contract for 12 Su-57 stealth fighters will be signed soon, and the deliveries...
These systems will give Russia's sixth-generation fighter an edge over U.S. F-22 and F-35 stealth aircraft
If Turkey had to buy the Su-57 it would be the first country (outside Russia) to buy the first Russian stealth fighter Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak says Ankara may switch to buying the Russian Su-57 (or Su-35) if Washington decides to suspend the delivery of F-35. As we have recently reported, Lockheed Martin should deliver Turkey’s first F-35A stealth fighter on...
"Israel launched world's first air strike using F-35 stealth fighters," IAF chief says
"We are flying the F-35 all over the Middle East and have already attacked twice on two different fronts," Maj Gen Amikam Norkin, IAF chief The F-35 stealth fighter has seen its first ever combat action, flying in an operation for the Israeli Air Force (IAF). On May 22, 2018 in fact Maj Gen Amikam Norkin, IAF chief, told heads of 20...
Lockheed Martin to offer Japan hybrid of F-22 and F-35
The country, that is already buying the F-35, would like to field a new air superiority fighter from 2030 to deter intrusions into its airspace by Chinese and Russian aircraft An anonymous source told Reuters that Lockheed Martin plans to offer a new fighter jet that “would combine the F-22 and F-35 and could be superior to both of them,”...

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