Finnish air force turns highways into landing strips

DefenceTalkFighter jet engines whined this week on a stretch of highway in central Finland, where the…

Path clear for Swiss purchase of US F-35 fighter jets

DefenceTalkSwiss lawmakers voted Thursday to proceed with the controversial purchase of F-35 fighter jets without holding…

Top Aces to Train USAF with F-16 Advanced Aggressor Fighter Fleet

DefenceTalkMESA, AZ: Top Aces Corp. (Top Aces), the world’s only commercial owner/operator of F-16 fighter aircraft,…

Turkey may turn to Russia if US blocks F-16 sales: Erdogan

DefenceTalkPresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that Turkey may turn to countries such as Russia if…

US simulates bombing mission over Middle East amid Iran tensions

DefenceTalkThe United States said Monday that two long-distance warplanes flew across the Middle East as part…

Israel to get Boeing refueling aircraft as part of US military aid

DefenceTalkIsrael’s armed forces will acquire four Boeing refueling aircraft in the coming years as part of…

Air Force executes first in-flight next-gen aircrew protection test in F-15E Strike Eagle

DefenceTalkThe Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing and the 28th Test and Evaluation Squadron…

Northrop Grumman continues B-2 Spirit modernization program

DefenceTalkNorthrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force are continuing enhancements to the B-2 Spirit Stealth bomber…

525th Fighter Squadron Awarded 2021 Raytheon Trophy

DefenceTalkJOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska: Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s 525th Fighter Squadron (FS) recently won the 2021 Raytheon…

Modified X-62 helps accelerate tactical autonomy development

DefenceTalkThe Air Force Research Laboratory Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation office has invested $15 million upgrading…