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5 Most Advanced Fighter Jets of 2020

5 Most Advanced Fighter Jets of 2020

Air Forces are currently developing their most advanced 5th generation fighter jets, with manufacturers around the world shaping the future of combat aircraft. The emergence of global powers and increased territorial disputes are pushing defence forces to reconsider strategies where aerial dominance becomes a priority for victory. Manufacturers like Lockheed Martin, Mikoyan, Dassault, Airbus, BAE Systems and China’s Chengdu Aerospace ...

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Smart Weapons Systems For A Smart Defense Force

Smart Weapons Systems For A Smart Defense Force

Technological advancement is fast accelerating in the digital spectrum, permeating all facets of life. Democratization of such technologies from the commercial sector has the potential to be used for defense solutions using smart weapon technology. As the world becomes more secure with progressing technology, the intensity of advancements in smart weapons becomes increasingly significant. Defense agencies around the globe are ...

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Why did the United States stop F-22 production? Could Lockheed Martin Restart the production line?

Why did the United States stop F-22 production? Could Lockheed Martin Restart the production line?

Lockheed Martin’s F-22 raptor has proven to be a formidable warplane with its unique combination of stealth, speed, maneuverability, altitude and sensors. It’s simply the best air superiority fighter the United States has ever produced. But the U.S. Air Force is facing a real dilemma : not having enough dedicated air superiority fighters while Russia and China beef up their ...

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Special Operations MC-130J Combat Shadow II

On March 29th 2011, at Marietta, Georgia Lockheed Martin rolled out a new variant of its MC-130 series aircraft designated as MC-130J Combat Shadow IIs for the U.S. Air Force’s Special Operations Command (AFSOC). Lt. Gen. Donald C. Wurster, commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, was the keynote speaker at the event. Unlike the previous variant of MC-130 series aircrafts ...

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Final F-35A Development Jet Arrives at Edwards Airforce Base

A Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II stealth fighter came in for a landing at Edwards AFB, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 22, after a 3.2-hour ferry flight from Fort Worth, Texas. The jet, known as AF-4, is the fifth F-35A conventional takeoff and landing aircraft to ferry to Edwards for testing. Till date, the F-35 program has achieved 578 total test flights. ...

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Top Secret MMRCA file goes missing

In a major security lapse , a top secret file of Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) had gone missing and then been recovered in mysterious circumstances. The Indian Air Chief dismissed these reports as ‘nothing earth-shaking’ and stated that these events wont effect the contract which is expected to be signed later this year. The file went missing in the ...

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