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October 9, 2021, 6:39 AM

Modified Japanese Vessel Hosts First F-35B Operations

Two U.S. Marine Corps Lockheed Martin F-35Bs have successfully undertaken the first operations by the aircraft from a Japanese naval vessel.

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Rafale Greece
Sep 13, 2021 - 4:09 AM
The additional fighters will allow the Hellenic Air Force to restore the number of aircraft within the Tanagra fighter wing to full level.
C-130J Indonesia
Sep 11, 2021 - 5:27 AM
The direct commercial sale of C-130Js had previously gone unreported, but has been made public during a visit to Marietta by Indonesia’s air chief.
Airbus C295
Sep 10, 2021 - 12:27 PM
The Airbus medium transport will replace the Indian Air Force’s aging fleet of HAL-built British Aerospace HS 748s.
Sep 7, 2021 - 5:20 PM
The UH-72B incorporates all the technologies in the latest H145.
A400M Kazakhstan
Sep 1, 2021 - 11:26 AM
The order for the tactical/strategic-capable heavylifter follows on from the delivery of the smaller C295.
L3 Harris ARES
Aug 31, 2021 - 6:35 AM
The ARES demonsatrator will help the U.S. Army decide on how best to replace its fleet of aging RC-12 Guardrail aircraft.
C-17 General McKenzie Kabul
Aug 18, 2021 - 6:01 AM
A large-scale evacuation of allied personnel and at-risk Afghan nationals is under way from Kabul’s Hamid Karzai airport.
P-8 Poseidon Norway
Aug 10, 2021 - 2:29 PM
With the first flight of its first P-8, Norway has taken a major step towards becoming the second Poseidon operator in Europe after the UK.
RAF E-3D Sentry
Aug 6, 2021 - 6:32 AM
The withdrawal of the E-3D airborne warning and control aircraft leaves a temporary capability gap that will be filled by aircraft from NATO allies.
Bell HSVTOL
Aug 3, 2021 - 5:02 AM
Bell’s vision is for a family of military air vehicles that can achieve speeds beyond those offered by the company’s current tiltrotor technology.