Category: 4/5 Gen. Fighter News

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Canada seeks to address U.S. complaints about bidding process for fighter jets

Canada’s government is trying to address complaints about its military procurement process that have prompted threats from Washington to block Ottawa from buying Lockheed Martin Corp’s F-35, the Canadian air force’s preferred option for...

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People’s Liberation Army-Navy Declares Chinese Carrier Liaoning a ‘Combat Ship

Following a six-month retrofit, China’s sole active aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, has been declared a “combat ship” by the People’s Liberation Army-Navy. “The Liaoning is shifting from a training and test ship to a combat ship,”...

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Lockheed’s F-35 $1.5 Trillion Operational Cost Just Grew – Again

Apparently, the Pentagon prefers to dole out information about costs of the F-35 program in portions. Lambasting Lockheed Martin’s F-35 multirole fighter for its cost has become almost passé at this point. With its $1.5 trillion...

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‘Declare war on Lebanon, take out Syria’s S-300s’: Outgoing Israeli general on handling neighbors

Israel has the full arsenal needed to take on Hezbollah in Lebanon and eliminate the Iranian threat in Syria, the outgoing IDF Northern Command chief boasted, warning Damascus against using S-300s to protect its...

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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...