Archive for April, 2012

f-35-uk

Britain’s F-35 makes inaugural flight

The United Kingdom’s first Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II production aircraft, flew its inaugural flight Friday. Lockheed Martin test pilot Bill Gigliotti took the short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) jet through… Read more »

fly-fighter-jet

5th generation jet fighters provide air superiority

According to American Air force officials “The F-22 is better than any other aircraft in the world at air-to-ground except for the F-35, and the F-35 is better than any… Read more »

f-22-raptor

F-22 video

The F/A-22 Raptor is the replacement for the F-15 Eagle air-superiority fighter This aircraft combines stealth design with supersonic, highly maneuverable, dual-engine, long-range, air-to-air fighter with an inherent air-to-ground capability…. Read more »

f-35---3

US committed to the F-35

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta yesterday reaffirmed the Defense Department’s commitment to the F-35 joint strike fighter program and to ensuring it remains within the defense strategy’s budget. The secretary spoke… Read more »