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Faster Than Sound: How Hypersonic Technology Will Change the Russian Army

The Russian Armed Forces are due to get sophisticated hypersonic weapons which will operate in a completely different environment, according to the country’s Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov. 583 more words

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X-32 Stealth Fighter: A Super Weapon America Should Have Built (And Not the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter)?

Would Boeing have done any better? Hard to say—the Joint Strike Fighter was always a technically challenging and extraordinarily ambitious program. It is likely that Boeing would have run into similar but different technical and budgetary problems. 551 more words

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First F-35B Fighter Jets Arrive in Japan

MELBOURNE, Australia — The first Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters have arrived in Japan, beginning the type’s first permanent overseas basing assignment with the US Marine Corps. 442 more words

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Debunking Myths about Fighter Jets

This week I decided to address some common myths among the general public about Fighter Jets and debunk the myths to get to the true facts. 1,150 more words

Japan, S Korea scramble jets after China flies bombers

Japan and South Korea say Chinese military planes flew over East China Sea and the Sea of Japan for hours on Monday.

Japan and South Korea have deployed their fighter jets after spotting Chinese military planes flying back and forth between the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan, according to Japanese and South Korean officials. 318 more words

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China’s Aircraft Carrier Testing Weapons in South China Sea

China’s sole aircraft carrier is holding naval drills in the South China Sea this week.

The People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) sole operational aircraft carrier, the 60,000-ton Liaoning, a retrofitted Soviet-era Admiral Kuznetsov-class multirole aircraft carrier, is conducting military drills in the South China Sea this week, according to China’s Ministry of Defense. 490 more words

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