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Where Did China Get This F-22 Raptor?

Why is something that looks just like America’s premiere fighter hanging out parked at a Chinese airport?​

Kyle Mizokami reports: A sleepy airport in rural China is not where you’d expect to find America’s latest and greatest fighter plane. 224 more words

War Room

The USAF is Shelling Out $4 Billion to Keep Its F-15s Viable Till 2040

The F-15 Eagle is arguably one of the greatest fighter jets ever built. It’s fast, it’s maneuverable and it packs a hell of a punch. Just ask the Israeli Air Force, who’ve used it to great effect in a variety of roles, especially having never lost a single airframe in air-to-air combat (the Eagle has a perfect air combat record). 444 more words

United States Air Force

General Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Air Force Lt. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II for appointment to the rank of general and for assignment as commander, … 79 more words

Department Of Defense

Star Wars Day - May The 4th Be With You - 50th Post

With the impending release of the much anticipated seventh film of the Star Wars franchise and the special occasion today, I had a think about the most Star Wars aircraft display I’ve seen, concluding fairly quickly that the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor wins hands down. 32 more words