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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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Psychopath’: North Korean Critics Blast Trump as Tensions Near Boiling Point

“South Korea must realize that following psychopath [US President Donald] Trump … will only lead to disaster,” a recent article in North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun newspaper warned. There are no good military options on the...

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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...

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TROUBLE IN THE AIR – US Air Force dispatches nuke-sniffer plane into the skies over North Korea on ’emergency’ mission

The WC-135 Constant Phoenix, a special-purpose US military plane, made a surprise sortie over the Sea of Japan. The US has dispatched a specialised “sniffer plane” to detect nuclear particles in the skies over North...

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Japan Allocates $42 Billion Defense Budget To Buy Military Equipment

Japan has approved spending $42 billion defense budget in a major military modernization program to counter Chinese military might in the region, Reuters reported Wednesday. The nation’s new expenditure involves payment for troop-carrying Boeing’s...

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Mitsubishi To Delay Delivery Of Japanese F-3 Stealth Fighter Prototype

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd may delay the delivery of the first test version of a Japan-made F-3 stealth fighter to the Defense Ministry, as the verification of aircraft engines is needed. The delay was...