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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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AT-6 Wolverine
Jun 17, 2015 - 9:20 AM
Textron Systems has developed two small precision glide weapons that answer some of the demands of today’s operational environment
U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James
Jun 17, 2015 - 1:55 AM
U.S. Air Force Secretary revealed the thinking behind missing yet another major air show with the F-35 as it nears initial operating capability.
Grob G120
Jun 17, 2015 - 12:20 AM
Grob’s G 120TP trainer has been selected as part of CAE’s contract to train U.S. Army fixed-wing pilots.
C295W airlifters
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:40 PM
Kingdom previously bought the smaller CN235 transport.
Elbit Skylark
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:20 PM
Elbit’s man-portable Skylark is one of the most popular mini-UASs on the market. The company has launched an improved version.
Sagem’s Hammer rocket-boosted weapons
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:00 PM
AA/ROK has partnered with Rafaut and Sagem to offer a close air support capability to the C-130 Hercules.
Jun 16, 2015 - 12:45 PM
Iomax is currently preparing the first of a new batch of Thrush-based aircraft for delivery to the United Arab Emirates.
Archangel
Jun 16, 2015 - 12:30 PM
The first of 24 Archangels has just been delivered to the UAE
C-130J rear cabin
Jun 16, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Provided, maintained and upgraded by CAE, the C-130J training system for the RAF has reached 15 years of service
Barak-8 missile launcher
Jun 15, 2015 - 6:50 PM
IAI’s Barak-8 medium-range air defense missile has undergone successful trials and is now fielded by the Israel Defense Forces.