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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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Swedish Air Force Meets Its Mach With Biofuel Testing

Swedish Air Force Meets Its Mach With Biofuel Testing

Testing is being carried out by GKN Aerospace Sweden for an alcohol-based aviation biofuel developed and manufactured by Swedish Biofuels AB The Swedish Defence Material Administration has contracted GKN Aerospace engineers to continue testing on an alcohol-to-jet based aviation biofuel for use on the Saab AB Gripen fighter jet RM12 engine in a seven-year joint study bilateral Biojet-project collaboration involving ...

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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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Iran displays captured US RQ-170 Sentinel

An embarrassment to the United States Air Force, Iran displays a captured RQ-170 Sentinel on it’s national television. Iranian state run news agency IRNA had claimed that Iranian Armed Forces had brought down a RQ-170 with “little damage” to the aircraft, suggesting  that a RQ-170 Sentinel was captured by Iranian Armed Forces in east of Iran. But there were many ...

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RQ-170 Sentinel “Beast of Kandahar”

The RQ-170 Sentinel is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by Lockheed Martin and operated by the United States Air Force (USAF). It has been deployed to Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Beast of Kandahar, an aircraft, which was photographed in Afghanistan in 2007, is a surveillance aircraft, confirms US Air Force.  The US Air Force on 8th ...

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