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F-22 being upgraded to carry the AIM-9X

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a USD33.4 million contract to modify its F-22 Raptor combat aircraft to carry the Raytheon AIM-9X Sidewinder air-to-air missile (AAM). 157 more words

Military Aviation

The Blue Angels Return to Jacksonville for the Air Show After a Year

After a year, The Blue Angels return to the skies of Northeast Florida this weekend for the NAS Jax Air Show. The blue FA-18 fighter jets that make up the Navy’s Flight Demonstration Team are the grand finale to a day’s worth of aerial performances on Saturday and Sunday. 357 more words

Air Force

F-22 Raptor - Lockheed Martin / Boeing

Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor

The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor іs thе best ground breaking fighter currently іn existence. Air Marshal Angus Houston, former chief оf the Australian Defense Force, sаіd іn 2004 that thе “F-22 will be thе most outstanding fighter plane еvеr built. 594 more words

Aircraft

Langley Air Force Base to conduct night flying training

HAMPTON, Va. (AP/WAVY) — The Air Force says it will conduct night flying exercises at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton

The Air Force says planes from the 1st Fighter Wing and the 192nd Fighter Wing will conduct the exercises Thursday through Saturday. 50 more words

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The Power of Missiles Against Terrorism

Guns, cannons and bombs are the usual weapons we see on action and historical movies as well as documentaries. These are mostly used in military for tactical defense of ones’ country during conflicts, wars and events such as the rise of terrorism. 1,673 more words

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Dicemen bring Raptors to Valiant Shield

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — For some service members, simply comprehending the scale of the more than 200 aircraft from multiple  military branches participating in exercise Valiant Shield 2014 – which offered real-world joint operational experience to develop capabilities – would leave a lasting impression. 1,094 more words

Military Aviation