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UK QE trials go into the night…

This stunning photograph by Lockheed Martin photographer Dane Wiedmann illustrates how testing of the F-35B Lightning II aboard the … Read More

U-2 pilot shortage forces USAF’s hand

The US Air Force’s U-2S ‘Dragon Lady’ pilot community is facing a chronic manpower shortfall. The U-2 community has … Read More

WTI in full-swing

The US Marine Corps’ Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 1-19 at MCAS Yuma, Arizona, was in full-swing during September. … Read More

F-35 debuts on new British carrier

The Royal Navy has marked the first landing by an F-35B Lightning II on the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08). Two F-35Bs … Read More

Marine Corps marks combat debut for F-35B

US Marine Corps Lockheed Martin F-35Bs made their combat debut on September 27 as VMFA-211 ‘Avengers’ struck targets in … Read More

Boeing wins T-X trainer competition

The US Air Force has revealed Boeing as the winner of one of its most hotly contested procurement competitions in years — the T-X … Read More

Milestone flight for schoolhouse F-15E

A US Air Force F-15E assigned to the 333rd Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina achieved 10,000 flying … Read More

MH-139 will replace USAF Hueys

The MH-139 – offered by a joint Boeing-Leonardo team – has won the US Air Force competition to replace the service’s ageing … Read More

F-35 formal operational test delayed again

The director of the Department of Defense’s operational test and evaluation force has delayed the start of the Lockheed Martin F-35 … Read More

RAF Typhoons intercept Russian bombers

Royal Air Force quick reaction alert (QRA) Typhoon FGR4s were scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth, Moray, on September 20 to intercept and … Read More

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