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Israel Fortifies Iron Dome for Future War

Israel is using generous funding from Washington and lessons from its 50-day anti-rocket war in Gaza to fortify Iron Dome against far more formidable threats looming beyond its northern border. …read more Source:: Defense...

Cinven Axes Plan To Sell Avio Space Stake

UK fund Cinven has killed plans to sell its control of Italy-based firm Avio Space – a key player in the fast-evolving European space sector – ending months of speculation about the firm returning...

PLAAF will have joint exercise with RTAF

The PLAAF will have a joint exercise with RTAF this month whereby four Chinese pilots will fly in Thai jets and observe from the back seats. …read more Source:: Alert5 (Air)

Russia tests engine for new bomber

​Russian military aircraft engine designer Kuznetsov has announced completing bench tests of a new propulsion system in development for a next-generation bomber. …read more Source:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

Reunion of Misty pilots at Pacific Aviation Museum

American pilots who flew Misty missions during the Vietnam War had their reunion at Pacific Aviation Museum on Oct. 30. The museum also took the opportunity to dedicate its North American F-100F Super Sabre...

Israeli ministers oppose getting more F-35s

A group of Israeli ministers are opposing the plan to buy more F-35s from the United States to form a second squadron. Strategic and Intelligence Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz strongly oppose the move, he...

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