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August 15, 2018, 2:33 PM

President Trump Signs Off on Blocking Turkey’s F-35s

The latest U.S. defense acquisition bill is now law, and temporarily bars the delivery of F-35s to Turkey as part of a deepening row with Ankara

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Aug 17, 2018 - 11:03 AM
Tupolev has engineered a major modernization of the Tu-22M3 strategic bomber, the first trials example of which has been unviled at the KAPO works
Aug 16, 2018 - 8:55 AM
Having flown the "legacy" Hornet since 1986, the U.S. Navy's elite Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron is going to convert to the Super Hornet
Aug 15, 2018 - 2:33 PM
The latest U.S. defense acquisition bill is now law, and temporarily bars the delivery of F-35s to Turkey as part of a deepening row with Ankara
Aug 15, 2018 - 12:26 PM
India has acquired the P-8 Poseidon as a replacement for its Tupolev Tu-142 "bears'. Desires for a follow-on purchase are now under threat
Aug 13, 2018 - 2:55 PM
Aero has flown the first of three two-seat L-159T2s it is building for the Czech Air Force, which is also upgrading five more to the same standard
Aug 11, 2018 - 4:05 AM
In the light of increased tensions in the Baltic over Russia's stance, Sweden is bolstering its defenses, becoming the 16th Patriot customer in the process
Aug 9, 2018 - 10:42 PM
Contract covers C-20 (GIII) and C-37 (GV/G550) fleets operated by the U.S. Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Army, and Coast Guard.
Aug 9, 2018 - 6:04 PM
Sikorsky's compound SB-1 helicopter prototype gains FAA registration numbers
Aug 9, 2018 - 11:39 AM
Boeing has started building the most advanced version of the F-15 Eagle yet as it commences production of the F-15QA for Qatar
MiG-29K/KUB
Aug 9, 2018 - 10:43 AM
Russia's only carrier is back in the yard for a major refit that will align its capabilities with that of its primary fighter, the MiG-29K