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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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May 16, 2011 - 6:38 AM
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Boeing’s Phantom Ray stealthy and autonomous UAV made its first flight at the...
May 16, 2011 - 6:36 AM
The Boeing Phantom Ray stealthy and autonomous UAV demonstrator made its first flight at Edwards AFB on April 27, and flew again in early May.
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May 16, 2011 - 6:34 AM
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May 16, 2011 - 6:32 AM
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May 9, 2011 - 5:06 AM
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May 9, 2011 - 5:02 AM
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May 6, 2011 - 10:14 AM
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May 5, 2011 - 7:35 AM
I have often wondered whether the U.S.