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Are large air forces a thing of the past?

Rewind 71 years to the bleak skies over Schweinfurt, filled with dark clouds and exploding flak. Combat boxes of American heavy bombers, amounting to hundreds of aircraft from the now famous Eighth Air Force flying overhead. The objective? To carpet bomb the very same set of factories. Fast forward to Kosovo about 50 years later where we see a single ...

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Saudi Arabia buying more F-15 from US

Saudi Arabia one of the closest allies of the United States in the Middle East, is on its way to sign large arm deals with the United States. This deal would strengthen Saudi Arabia’s defense system. In fact Saudi Arabia is focused on buying more F-15 from the US. In 2010 US agreed to sell 84 of the newest model ...

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Turkey selects Sikorsky aircraft for Black Hawk helicopter program

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation won a contract from the Defense Industry Executive Committee (DIEC) for the delivery of 109 derivative Black Hawk helicopters for multi-mission use by the Turkish Government. Turkish defence minister Vecdi Gonul has named Sikorsky’s T-70 Black Hawk as the winner of the nation’s general purpose helicopter project. Sikorsky officials will finalize contract details with the under secretariat ...

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