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Australia Takes Delivery

On the 24th of July 2014, Australia took delivery of it’s first ever F-35A, designated AU-1 by Lockheed Martin. The jet is over 2 years late (comparatively to initial estimates) and cost the Australian tax payer $125 Million. 209 more words


Ukrainian Pilots Missing After 2 Jets Shot Down in East

Pro-Russia separatist rebels shot down two Ukrainian military planes over eastern Ukraine Wednesday, a spokesperson for Ukraine’s National Defense and Security Council told TIME. Both pilots ejected from their aircraft but… 271 more words

Ukraine Claims Russia Shot Down Military Jet

A Russian plane shot down a Ukrainian jet as it was flying on military operations over east Ukraine, Reuters reports.

Ukrainian military spokesperson Andriy Lysenko confirmed Thursday that a SU-25 warplane was shot down Wednesday evening by a Russian jet. 193 more words

US military gives new F-35 jet OK after fire

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy and Air Force have approved a limited return to flight for their new-generation F-35 fighter jet, keeping alive the possibility that it could make an appearance at the Farnborough International Airshow in England this week. 315 more words


F-35 a No-Show (So Far) at Big Air Show

Lightning did not strike at the Farnborough International Air Show on Monday.

Farnborough’s star attraction—the F-35 Lightning II, a fifth-generation fighter jet also known as the Joint Strike Fighter—was due to make its international air show debut this month. 596 more words

The first clear pictures of Japan's Stealth Fighter emerge

Japan‘s Mitsubishi built ATD-X experimental stealth fighter has emerged! This technology demonstrator, known within the Japanese Ministry Of Defense as the “Spirit of The Heart… 88 more words