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January 18, 2019, 5:25 AM

Singapore Selects F-35, but Opts for Cautious Procurement

As expected by many, Singapore has announced its selection of the F-35 as its F-16 replacement, but is initially only buying a small number for evaluation.

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F-35A
Jan 18, 2019 - 5:25 AM
As expected by many, Singapore has announced its selection of the F-35 as its F-16 replacement, but is initially only buying a small number for evaluation.
APG-79(v)4
Jan 18, 2019 - 5:03 AM
Marine Hornets will receive e-scan radar so that they can maintain combat relevance while the Corps transitions to an all-F-35 fleet.
Jan 14, 2019 - 1:26 PM
While the debate over who will operate India's growing attack helicopter force continues, the Army Aviation Corps is looking forward to receiving Apaches
Jan 14, 2019 - 12:52 PM
Local contractor PT DI has associations with Airbus and Bell, and will built or outfit the new H225Ms and 412EPIs that have been ordered
Jan 14, 2019 - 4:56 AM
The UK has announced that the RAF's F-35 is ready for operations, along with the latest Typhoon configuration that is replacing the Tornado
Boeing KC-46A Pegasus
Jan 10, 2019 - 10:24 AM
Boeing says it has four KC-46A Pegasus air refueling tanker/transports ready to deliver to McConnell Air Force Base, the first to receive them.
Jan 10, 2019 - 4:55 AM
Turkey's indigenous turoprop trainer is now being used or pilot instruction by the Turkish air force, while the Hürkuş-C armed version nears service entry
F-16D
Jan 9, 2019 - 5:59 AM
Three Central European air forces are planning to replace their aging MiG-21/29 fleets with F-16s, but each of the programs faces political issues.
Tu-22M3M
Jan 8, 2019 - 9:42 AM
The latest generation of the Tu-22M "Backfire" bomber has flown for the first time. The Tu-22M3M is a major modernization of the swing-wing design.
Neuron
Jan 7, 2019 - 7:15 AM
The Neuron UCAV technology demonstrator has now flown more than 150 times. Recent trials have been undertaken against Spanish Typhoon fighters.