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July 31, 2015, 3:32 PM

Marines Make Fighter History, Declare F-35B Combat Capable

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 at Yuma, Ariz., is the first squadron to begin operations with the fifth-generation fighter.

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Apr 10, 2015 - 2:18 PM
After three years of negotiations, the Indian government tells Dassault it wants the Rafales to be delivered rapidly.
CF-18A Hornets in the air
Apr 10, 2015 - 7:26 AM
Islamic State forces lose some ground in Iraq but still control large areas. Syrian situation unclear.
AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter
Apr 9, 2015 - 11:46 AM
Pakistan has requested 15 Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, while Egypt is seeking additional Hellfire missiles.
Apr 9, 2015 - 8:09 AM
The weaponized trainer has also been exported to Algeria and Belarus
Apr 9, 2015 - 7:28 AM
Russian MoD is also funding a version for naval operations.
F135 engine drawing
Apr 6, 2015 - 3:34 PM
The engine manufacturer is retrofitting a part of its F135 engine to resolve the problem that prevented the international debut of the F-35.
Apr 2, 2015 - 10:47 AM
Israeli company is supplying UAS and radar technology via local partners
Apr 2, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Ukraine's conflict with Russia has halted the supply of components built there.
Apr 2, 2015 - 7:52 AM
An MoU is signed for “collaboration” on the M-345 basic jet trainer and C-27J airlifter
Mar 31, 2015 - 7:43 AM
Six prototypes are flying, with four more to come.