Category: Navy Aviation

U.S. Air Force  F-35A with F-15 0

U.S. Air Force Plans to Arm Stealth F-35s, F-15s and F-16s with the Ultimate Weapon

Advances in computer power, processing speed and AI are rapidly changing the scope of what platforms are able to perform without needing human intervention. The Air Force and DARPA are now testing new hardware...

USN F/A-18C Hornet, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) 0

Second F/A-18C jet from USS Ronald Reagan crashes in less than a month

A warplane from the aircraft career USS Ronald Reagan crashed into the sea northeast of the Philippines on Monday, but its two aviators were rescued safely. The U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet said the F/A-18...

2018 Zhuhai Air Show Chinese J-20 Stealth Fighter Jet 0

All the New Tech From China’s Big Air Show (Zhuhai Air Show 2018)

The biennial Zhuhai arms expo is a chance for Chinese defense contractors to show off their newest weapons.   China’s 2018 Zhuhai Air Show is off and running, showing off some intriguing new weapon...

1980s IRIAF F-4E Phantom II flying high 0

Iran continues to return grounded jets to airworthy status

It is now 39 years since the revolution that removed the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, from his throne. The removal of US support and the imposition of sanctions made it hard for...

A French Naval Rafale receives fuel from a 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-10 0

Russian Sukhoi fighters intercepted French Rafales and US KC-10 Extender over Syria

An unofficial Instagram account of Russian pilot posted a video showing intercept of a couple of French Rafale fighter jets with a U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender aircraft that flying over Syria. The author of the post claims...

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US Bell AH-1 Cobra strikes in the Middle East

The United States has approved the potential sale to Bahrain of 12 Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters at an estimated cost of $911.4 million, including spares, support, weapons and training. Jon Lake reports. The...

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Why a U.S. Navy Spy Submarine Is Flying the Jolly Roger

The skull and crossbones flag is traditionally flown to celebrate successful missions – but just what has the USS Jimmy Carter been up to? A U.S. Navy attack submarine capable of carrying out top-secret...

South Korea Coast Guard Sikorsky S-92 Helicopter 0

Sikorsky Delivers Second S-92® Helicopter to South Korea Coast Guard

The South Korea Coast Guard has accepted delivery of its second S-92® helicopter for search and rescue following a ceremony today. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT). The South Korea Coast Guard...