Israel Orders 25 F-35s at $120M Each

June 5, 2024 @ 08:14 AM

The Israeli Ministry of Defense has signed an agreement worth $3 billion with the U.S

Argentine Air Force Receives IA 63 Pampa III Block II Trainer-Light Attack

June 5, 2024 @ 05:28 AM

Fábrica Argentina de Aviones "Brig. San Martín" SA (FAdeA) handed over two IA 63 Pampa III - Block II aircraft to the Argentine Air Force on June 4, along with the first set of nationalized pylons

Indian Su-30MKI Fighter Jet Crashes During Test Sortie

June 4, 2024 @ 11:31 AM

An Indian Air Force (IAF) Su-30MKI fighter jet crashed in Nashik district, Maharashtra state, on Tuesday. The incident occurred during a test sortie from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Nashik

Finnish F/A-18 Jets Arrive in Romania for NATO's Inaugural Air-shielding Mission

June 4, 2024 @ 08:18 AM

The Finnish Air Force will participate in NATO's collective peacetime missions in Romania in summer 2024. Seven Finnish F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets landed at Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base on Monday, June 3rd, 2024

Kongsberg to Supply JSF Missile For F-35 Jets of Norway, US Air...

June 3, 2024 @ 08:51 AM

Kongsberg has secured a contract with the United States Air Force (USAF) for supplying Joint Strike Missiles (JSM) for the F-35A aircraft. The contract, valued at up to $141 million, extending until August 2026, encompasses production of all up JSM rounds, containers, and test equipment, with specific quantities undisclosed

Belgium Lays Foundation Stone for Second F-35 Complex

June 3, 2024 @ 08:18 AM

Belgium has commenced construction on its second F-35 complex, with a groundbreaking ceremony taking place at Kleine-Brogel Air Base on May 30. The new complex is being developed to accommodate the forthcoming fleet of F-35A fighter aircraft, which will replace the current F-16 fleet deployed at Florennes and Kleine-Brogel

Mid-air Collision Involving Yak-52 Aircraft at Air Show in Portugal

June 3, 2024 @ 06:55 AM

Tragedy struck the Beja Air Show in southern Portugal on June 2 as two Yak-52 aircraft from the 'Yakstars' aerobatics team collided mid-air during a performance. The collision claimed the life of Manuel Rey Cordeiro, a skilled pilot and the lead solo flyer of the team

China Working on New-Gen Warplane as Successor to J-20

June 3, 2024 @ 06:17 AM

China is actively working on a next generation fighter jet to succeed its J-20 stealth fighter, which is undergoing constant upgrades. This information was recently disclosed by Li Gang, the test pilot who flew the J-20's maiden flight, as reported by China Central Television (CCTV) on Wednesday

CAE Joint Venture Awarded C$11.2B Contract for Canada’s Future Aircrew Training Program...

May 31, 2024 @ 08:37 AM

CAE announced today that its joint venture, SkyAlyne, has been awarded a C$11.2 billion contract spanning 25 years for Canadas Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) Program

Dutch F-35 Jets to take over Nuclear Bomb Dropping Role Within NATO...

May 31, 2024 @ 07:56 AM

The Royal Netherlands Air Force will transition its nuclear role within NATO from the F-16 to the F-35 on June 1. This move positions the Netherlands as the first European nation to undertake such a transition within the NATO framework

F-35B Fighter Jet Crashes Near Albuquerque Airport in New Mexico

May 29, 2024 @ 03:33 AM

A developmental version of an F-35B fighter jet crashed shortly after takeoff from Albuquerque International Sunport at approximately 1:50 p.m

Belgian Prime Minister Affirms F-16s for Ukraine Bound to Ukrainian Territory

May 28, 2024 @ 01:39 PM

Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo reiterated during a press conference on May 28 that the F-16 fighter jets and other armaments supplied to Ukraine under the recent security agreement will be exclusively deployed within Ukrainian borders. The security pact, finalized earlier the same day between De Croo and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, outlines Belgium's commitment to provide Ukraine with 30 F-16s by 2028, with initial deliveries slated by year-end