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Watch the first flight of Ghost

A F-16 assigned to the 64th Aggressor Squadron with its new Ghost paint scheme has made its first flight on May 23. Source …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

Croatia turns to Sweden, U.S. for fighter purchase

After failing to secure second-hand F-16s from Israel, Croatia has approached Sweden and United States to buy new fighters, Defense Minister Damir Krsticevic said. By Lipnopower (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via...

Chile ready to finalise frigate acquisitions

The Chilean Navy is set to finalise the procurement of two Adelaide-class frigates by the end of May. HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Newcastle , built in Australia in the early 1990s, would be acquired...

KF41 Lynx IFV: In from the cold

Key Points Rheinmetall has positioned its KF41 Lynx IFV as a potential replacement for three different Cold War-era platforms Unlike its predecessors Lynx is designed to be as future-proof as possible, while accounting for...

Babcock remains positive as profits drop 47%

British shipbuilder and defence contractor Babcock International has reported a 47% drop in profit year on year for the 2018 financial year after being hit by GBP161 million (USD203 million) of exceptional costs, primarily...

China expands aero-engine supply chains

The Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) has pointed to its expanding domestic supply chain as evidence of growing capability to source, build, and support aircraft powerplants in China. The AECC said that during...

#FighterFriday

An F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 93rd Fighter Squadron, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., takes off at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 21, 2019. The unit’s deployment to RAF Lakenheath demonstrates the...

Philippines wants to acquire excess USN P-3C

Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on May 22 that his country is seeking at least one fully-equipped P-3C. MC1 Jay C. Pugh [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons He added that Manila will soon...

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