Tag: International News

 

F-35 arrivals propel Norwegian air force modernisation

The Royal Norwegian Air Force has conducted its first domestic flights with the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II, after a trio of the fifth-generation type touched down at its Ørland air base early this month. Oslo’s lead arrivals from an eventually 52-strong fleet of the…

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Air Force F-35s Will Deploy to Asia in November

Days after the F-35A Lightning II touched down in Seoul, South Korea, for the International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition, known as Seoul ADEX 2017, the Air Force announced it plans to deploy a dozen of the Joint Strike Fighters to Japan next month. Pacific Air Forces on Monday said approximately 300…

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North Korea will be surrounded by nuclear-capable F-35s by 2021

While North Korea feverishly works to perfect intercontinental ballistic missile technology, the US and its allies are putting the finishing touches on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter that will soon be patrolling the Pacific. Japan and South Korea, the US’s principal allies the region, will both deploy over…

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China and Russia stealth fighters don’t stand a chance

China’s recent military parade included several new weapons systems and a flyover by the J-20, a stealth jet that many think incorporates stealth technology stolen from the US into a design built to destroy weak links in the US Air Force. Russia has also been…

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