Category: USA/Canada

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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...

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Boeing, Safran Joint Venture to Start Operations

Boeing and Safran secure regulatory approvals to begin their joint venture for designing, building and servicing Auxiliary Power Units. Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Safran [EPA: SAF] have received regulatory approvals for a joint venture...

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‘Emergency’ Caused A Ukrainian Su-27 Fighter To Crash, Killing A US Pilot

An in-flight emergency caused the crash of a Ukrainian SU-27B in October, killing an American and Ukrainian pilot, the head of the Ukrainian air force said on Thursday. “While the SU-27 fighter jet was...

USAF F-22 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Dhafra Air Base, UAE 0

USAF F-22 Raptor stealth jets got 587 aircraft to back off in their ‘combat surge’ over Syria

U.S. Air Force F-22s recently completed their first “combat surge” in operations over Syria, and in doing so deterred almost 600 Syria, Iranian and Russian combat aircraft in the crowded skies there, the Pentagon...

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America’s Air Force is too small

The Air Force goes to war with squadrons. Operational squadrons represent the core fighting unit while service support, sustainment and agile combat support squadrons provide support. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson described...

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NASA’s InSight Lander Starts an Unprecedented Mars Mission on Cyber Monday

While tech geeks go nuts on Cyber Monday this year, NASA’s InSight Landerwill be making its historic touchdown on Mars. It’s expected to land at Elysium Planitia, an equatorial plane, on November 26, marking the first day...

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America’s TOP space rocket will fly using Russian engines

Tensions between Moscow and the West may be high – but that hasn’t stopped the US placing an order for four Russian-built engines which it will use to launch its massive Atlas V rockets....