Archive for January, 2012

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Fifth generation aircrafts are key for US dominance

Fifth-generation fighter aircraft are key to America maintaining domain dominance in the years ahead, Air Force officials said here Jan. 24. Lt. Gen. Christopher D. Miller, the deputy chief of… Read more »

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Panetta lifts F-35 fighter jet probation

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced today he’s lifted probation from the Short Takeoff, Vertical Landing variant of the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter which is absolutely… Read more »

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The F-35 exceeds test goals

Lockheed Martin F-35 Program Exceeds 2011 Flight Test Goals. The Lockheed Martin F-35 System Development and Demonstration 2011 flight test program resulted in the completion of more test flights and… Read more »

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British concerns over the F-35

British Defence Minister Philip Hammond voiced concern on Thursday about possible cuts or delays in the US F-35 fighter program as London plans to equip a future aircraft carrier with… Read more »

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US sells 84 F-15 jet fighters to Saudi Arabia

The United States will sell 84 new F-15 fighter jets and upgrades for 70 existing aircraft to Saudi Arabia under a nearly $29.4 billion agreement, U.S. officials announced today. During… Read more »