Category: 4/5 Gen. Fighter News

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Raytheon Set to Offer Retrofits for Boeing’s F-15 Jet Fleet

Raytheon Company RTN recently secured a $15-million modification contract for retrofitting  F-15 jet fleet with Mode 5 capable Identify Friend or Foe units. The deal was awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center,...

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Leonardo’s BriteCloud decoy flies toward service on RAF Typhoons

Leonardo will support UK MOD trials with its BriteCloud Expendable Active Decoy in the UK and US. The decoy is expected to go into service on Typhoon later in 2019 BriteCloud is a drinks-can...

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Top Aces sees expanded role for red air as Air Force training evolves

The federal government’s request for proposals for a next-generation fighter jet may be delayed until July, but the company that provides aggressor or “red air” training for the fighter fleet is already preparing for...

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IAF’s Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs to take on French Air Force’s Rafale jets during Garuda VI air exercise

The Garuda VI air exercise in July 2019 will see IAF’s frontline fighter Sukhoi Su-30 MKI taking on the Rafale multirole jets of the Armée de l’Air (French Air Force). Indian Air Force (IAF)...

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The Czech Army took over three AERO Vodochody L-159T2 two-seat aircraft

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. delivered to the Czech Army three two-seat L-159T2 aircraft improved by a number of major upgrades to meet the new requirements of the Czech Air Force for advanced pilot training...

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Indian Air Force to equip 40 Su-30 MKIs with BrahMos cruise missile in next 3 years

“As for the plans, the serial production has been launched and rearmament will be carried out, as our Indian colleagues have promised on many occasions. About 40 planes as the first batch will be...

US Air Force’s 400th F-35A Release 0

F-35 Enterprise Delivers 400th F-35 and Fleet Surpasses 200,000 Flight Hours

The F-35 fleet has achieved 200,000 flight hours across global operations, a significant milestone demonstrating the program’s progress and growing maturity. Within the same week, the F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin also...

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Boeing Advances Biofuels, Recycling and Conservation

Boeing beats greenhouse gas reduction goal by 7.3% at work sites.  Global Environment Report showcases improved environmental performance. Boeing [NYSE: BA] today released its 2019 Global Environment Report, highlighting how the company is building...

Czech Air Force AERO Vodochody L-159A ALCA 0

Aero will overhaul 16 L-159 aircraft for the Czech army for CZK 1.6 billion

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. and Czech Ministry of Defence announced during the International Defence and Security Technologies Fair in Brno, Czech Republic contract for maintenance of 16 L-159 aircraft in four years. The total...

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Russian upgraded Su-25 attack aircraft to get sighting system with artificial intelligence

The target acquisition system with artificial intelligence will be able to independently identify hostile targets, keep them in sight and guide missiles. Russia’s upgraded Su-25SM3 attack aircraft will get an onboard target acquisition and...