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April 25, 2016, 8:09 AM

Japan’s Own Fifth-Gen Fighter Makes First Flight

The Mitsubishi X-2 made a short test hop to reposition at Gifu airbase for further flights.

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F-16
Nov 4, 2011 - 5:00 AM
The U.S. Air Force will proceed with a service life extension program of 300 to 350 F-16s.
German Tiger
Nov 4, 2011 - 4:55 AM
Budget cuts to the German Armed Forces will force the renegotiation of contracts with two divisions of EADS.
Chinese L-15 jet trainer
Nov 4, 2011 - 4:50 AM
China has ordered Ukraine-built engines to power the Hongdu L-15 jet trainer.
Triclops
Nov 4, 2011 - 4:45 AM
A new version of the General Atomics Predator/Reaper UAV series with multiple sensor control is ready for deployment to Afghanistan.
P-3 Orion
Nov 4, 2011 - 4:40 AM
The U.S. Navy has taken delivery of the first five P-3C Orions.
Lockheed F-35
Oct 28, 2011 - 11:00 AM
Ongoing major requirements and a growing defense budget in the Republic of Korea
A400M Engine
Oct 28, 2011 - 10:40 AM
Although it gained EASA certification in May, the Europrop International (EPI) TP400-D6 engine that powers the Airbus Military A400M
KC46
Oct 28, 2011 - 10:35 AM
The U.S. Air Force contract with Boeing for engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) of the KC-46A aerial refueling tanker caps
Marion Blakey
Oct 28, 2011 - 10:33 AM
An economic impact analysis commissioned by the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) predicts that more than one million jobs will be lost
The Swedish Defence and Security Export Agency on October 14 presented details c
Oct 24, 2011 - 9:00 AM
The Swedish Defence and Security Export Agency on October 14 presented details concerning a proposal to supply