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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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Feb 2, 2010 - 12:54 AM
Lockheed Martin announced another order for Sniper targeting pods from the U.S.
Feb 2, 2010 - 12:48 AM
Selex Galileo (Stand J39) believes it can become a key player in defense electronics in Southeast Asia.
Feb 2, 2010 - 12:43 AM
Following a successful test last fall, Raytheon’s fifth-generation AIM-9X–the principal short-range air-to-air missile employed by U.S.
Feb 2, 2010 - 12:42 AM
As part of a strategy to shed its image as a maker of clever but lonely boxes, ITT’s defense segment last month announced a realignment aimed at propelling
Feb 1, 2010 - 11:02 PM
Alenia Aermacchi’s M-346 Master advanced trainer is here in Singapore to compete against the KAI T-50 Golden Eagle for the republic’s air force jet trainer
Feb 1, 2010 - 3:35 AM
A deal to rescue the troubled Airbus A400M airlifter has been put together.
Feb 1, 2010 - 3:32 AM
There can be few finer sights in aviation than a General Dynamics F-111 bomber demonstrating the “dump-and-burn” routine.
Jan 31, 2010 - 9:08 PM
Years of speculation were brought to an end last Friday with the long-anticipated public debut of Russia’s new Sukhoi T-50 fighter, on the occasion of its
Jan 31, 2010 - 9:03 PM
The B-52 design may be 58 years old, but the “Buff” is keeping pace with modern technology.
Jan 30, 2010 - 9:44 PM
Finland’s Patria has chosen Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) to perform a glass-cockpit upgrade for the Finnish Air Force’s BAE Systems Hawk Mk66 advanced j