MILITARY AVIATION NEWS AND REPORTS / THE WORLD AIR FORCES. WHAT'S NEW?

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US Air Force plans to upgrade the B-1B aircraft in the Fighter/Interceptors

  The B-1R is a proposed upgrade of existing B-1B aircraft. The B-1R (R for “regional”) would be fitted with advanced radars, air-to-air missiles, and new Pratt & Whitney F119 engines. This variant would...

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Vacationing along the Gulf of Mexico? Don’t let that Russian jet scare you: Thursday’s Wake Up Call

Seeing a military airplane fly over when you’re sitting on the beaches of Gulf Shores isn’t that unusual. Seeing a Russian military plane above you? Now that’s something that could get your attention. Military...

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These planes could someday replace the A-10 – if the Pentagon spends the cash

The impending mothballing of the A-10 Thunderbolt II attack jet has prompted outrage among its advocates in the active-duty military, hand-wringing on Capitol Hill and questions from analysts about whether the new F-35 Joint...