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Dropping Like Flies: US Marine F-35s Software Malfunction Grounds More Jets

“Some anomalies” with the F-35B’s Autonomous Logistic Information System (ALIS) forced the US Marines in Yuma, Arizona, to “temporarily suspend” F-35B operations, the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing said on Friday. The root of the problem...

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Electric Boat Inks Over $203M for US, UK Strategic Submarines Missile Tubes

The US Department of Defense announced in a press release on Thursday that Electric Boat will produce missile tubes in support of the next generation Columbia-Class submarines as part of the United States-United Kingdom common missile compartment program. US Attack Submarine...

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Russia’s Tu-160M2 Bomber More Advanced Than Anything Pentagon Has In Its Arsenal

Russian Aerospace Forces Commander Viktor Bondarev has confirmed that the new Tu-160M2 strategic bomber would take to the skies in March 2018. Military analyst Viktor Tuchkov says that with an estimated combat effectiveness two...

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Sale of ‘Formidable’ Ka-52 to Egypt Boosts Russia’s Middle East Market Clout

Commenting on Russia winning the bid to supply its ship-based helicopters to Egypt, Russian military expert Viktor Litovkin said that the supply of the Ka-52Ks is part of Russia’s large-scale return to the Egyptian...

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USS Gerald Ford Supercarrier Might Ditch Shock Testing Before Deployment

The US Navy’s Ford-class aircraft carrier will not be required to go through shock trials, if the House Armed Services Committee gets its way. The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is getting marked...