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January 25, 2023, 5:28 AM

Jordan Signs for New-generation F-16 Fighters

The Middle East nation's air force has operated Fighting Falcon fighters for many years, and is now refreshing the fleet with AESA-equipped aircraft.

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Guatemalan military personnel cut ribbon in front of Bell 412EPX during a ceremony at a ceremony at La Aurora International Airport
Dec 19, 2022 - 4:17 PM
In a ceremony marking the 101st anniversary of the Guatemalan Air Force, Bell delivered two Subaru Bell 412EPX helicopters.
Airbus remote carrier
Dec 13, 2022 - 6:35 AM
The launch was the first inflight test of remote carrier technology destined for the Future Combat Air System.
GCAP Tempest
Dec 9, 2022 - 11:05 AM
Growing industrial cooperation between the two future fighter teams has led to a more formal collaborative approach between the Tempest and F-X programs.
CN235 Brunei
Dec 9, 2022 - 4:19 AM
The order for new transport aircraft will increase Brunei’s ability to not only conduct airlift missions, but also other roles such as search and rescue.
Boeing's P-8A maritime patrol aircraft for New Zealand
Dec 8, 2022 - 5:41 AM
The four P-8As on order will replace the long-serving Lockheed Orions of No. 5 Squadron.
Bell V-280 Valor tiltrotor airccraft in flight
Dec 5, 2022 - 11:01 PM
Bell's V-280 Valor tiltrotor technology beats Sikorsky and Boeing in battle to replace up to 4,000 Black Hawks for the U.S. Army.
B-21 Raider
Dec 3, 2022 - 5:28 AM
Although superficially similar to the B-2, the B-21 bomber benefits from four decades of advances in systems, manufacturing, and low-observable technology.
RAF Westland WS-61 Sea King helicopter on airport ramp
Nov 28, 2022 - 9:15 AM
British government to provide trio of retired Westland WS-61 Sea King helicopters to Ukraine.
F-16 Block 70 Bahrain
Nov 25, 2022 - 11:16 PM
Production of the F-16 has moved to Lockheed Martin's new South Carolina location to free up capacity for F-35 assembly line at Fort Worth in Texas.
Royal Australian Air Force Beechcraft King Air 350s in line on taxiway
Nov 18, 2022 - 11:32 AM
Jet Aviation began supporting the Royal Australian Air Force's Beechcraft King Air 350s in 2002.