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173rd Airborne Brigade lost a few HMMWV’s during an airdrop in Germany

During an airdrop on a military base in Hohenfels, Germany, three HMMWV’s somehow detached from their parachutes and crashed into a million pieces, The Tactical Air Network reports. The reaction from the soldiers filming,...

Indian Air Force to buy 40 more Su-30MKI fighters

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has initiated the procurement of a fresh lot of 40 additional Su-30MKI air dominance fighters at an estimated $75 million apiece, reliable diplomatic sources disclosed to Arming India. The procurement...

The Concept of Stealth Fighter F-15J for the Japanese Air Force

The concept of stealth fighter F-15J for the Japanese Air Force. The aircraft features many advanced technologies and systems including semi- stealth capability, conformal fuel tanks, and enclosed weapons pods.

US Air Force plans to upgrade the B-1B aircraft in the Fighter/Interceptors

The B-1R is a proposed upgrade of existing B-1B aircraft. The B-1R (R for "regional") would be fitted with advanced radars, air-to-air missiles, and new Pratt & Whitney F119 engines. This variant would have...

Russia deploys Su-35 fighters to Syria

Russia deploys reinforcements to to Syria. Up to four Su-35s are now believed to have joined the four Su-30SMs,  already present at Hmeemeem/Bassel al-Assad IAP, Lattakia Governorate. As the leader of a group of fighters Su-35S acts...

Lockheed Martin unveils wing-body tanker concept for refuel stealth aircraft

Lockheed Martin has unveiled its concept of next-generation wing-body tanker aircraft for refuel fighters like the F-22 and F-35. That was reported by Graham Warwick. The concept of new stealth tanker aircraft was displayed for...

B-52H Ghostrider being brought back into service from retirement by the US Air Force

The B-52H Ghostrider subsonic heavy bomber  being brought back into service from retirement by the US Air Force to replace aircraft lost from a fire in 2014. The first B-52H Stratofortress to be resurrected from...

Japanese ATD-X Shinshin stealth fighter aircraft ready for first flight

Japanese Mitsubishi ATD-X Shinshin stealth fighter aircraft ready for first flight. The ATD-X, known in Japan as Shinshin, meaning "spirit of the heart," is a research prototype being used to determine whether domestic technologies for...