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New Sensor To Be Added To Gripen E - First Test Flight Successful

News release from Saab:

Defence and security company Saab has successfully performed the first flight with the new sensor IRST (Infra Red Search and Track) which will feature in Gripen E, according to schedule. 253 more words

Defence Watch

Japan eyes F-35 development hub as it swifts to ease arms export ban

Japan’s Ministry of Defense (MOD) on Thursday suggested that Japan may serve as a maintenance hub for the F-35 stealth fighter jet operation, involving a number of nations involved in the development of the fifth-generation multirole fighter.Following Japan relaxing its self-imposed embargo on weapons exports, the defense ministry said it has potentially earmarked Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Komaki Minami Plant, in Aichi Prefecture, as the stealth fighters’ maintenance hub in the Asia Pacific region, as Mitsubishi will be involved in the production of the fighter. 14 more words

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The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter - A Misconception?

Over the past few years, there has been a great debate raging among the U.S. and it’s allies concerning the latest weapon in air combat – the Lockheed Martin built F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. 2,910 more words

Aviation

Pilot Killed In Fighter Jet Crash Is Identified

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The military pilot killed in a fighter jet crash during a training exercise in Nevada has been identified as Marine Capt. Reid Nannen. 116 more words

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Eurofighter Typhoon


A twin-engine, canard-delta wing, multirole fighter jet designed and manufactured by a consortium of three European companies: BAE Systems, Airbus Group and Alenia Aermacchi. I want to be on this plane! 10 more words

Engineering

March Roars in with a Fighter Jet

Louder than windstorm,
not a lion nor fierce rain,
Pilot speeds to Base.

Poetry