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Fake Parts are Everywhere

Well, after months of research, Senate Armed Services Committee investigators have discovered “a flood” counterfet parts in everything from critical navigation software for newly modernized…


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Air Force May Reopen Light Attack Contest

Well, after the Air Force cancelled its award to Brazil-based Embraer for 20 Super Tucano light attack planes, the Pentagon has apparently told Brazilian officials…



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Is Boeing Proposing a P-8-Lite?

So Boeing says its considering shrinking the P-8 Poseidon submarine hunter into a smaller airplane to replace P-3 Orion fleets around the world, according to…



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Video: The Latest, Terrifying Drone Dog

Remember DARPA’s BigDog? You know, the terrifying, four-legged robot that won’t fall over when kicked or when walking on ice and snow. Well, DARPA and…


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Did Chinese Espionage Lead to F-35 Delays?

Did Chinese cyber spying cause the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s cost spikes and production delays? That’s the question Pentagon budget officials are asking according to…



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Get Ready for the EQ-4 Global Hawk

The Air Force is paying Northrop Grumman $47 million to equip two more Block 20 RQ-4 Global Hawks with BACN. You know, the communications link…


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Rafale Wins in India

France finally scored an international customer for its Rafale fighter jet. After years and years of fits, starts and frustrations, India’s medium multirole combat aircraft…



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Video: F-35’s First Night Flight

Last week we showed you pics of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s first night flight that happened on Jan. 18 at Edwards Air Force Base…


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Russia Selling Syria 36 Attack Jets

As Syria’s damn near civil war continues, Russia is selling the Bashar al Assad’s regime 36 Yakovlev Yak-130 attack jets under a freshly inked $550…


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Northrop’s Stealthy Cargo Plane

  A few months ago Lockheed Martin’s concept for a next-gen, stealthy-looking, transport jet, the Speed Agile was revealed on the Secret Projects forum. Well,…


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Boeing’s Mystery Missile

Could this be the secret new strike weapons Boeing executives told a bunch of us reporters the company was working on during the Farnborough air…


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Lockheed’s 6th Gen Fighter

Flight Global’s Steve Trimble pulled a coup the other day when he pulled Lockheed Martin’s 2012 holiday calendar out of his trashcan and discovered this…


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The Super Hornet as a Stealth Killer?

That new crop of foreign stealth fighters that’s emerging; don’t worry, the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet can handle ’em. That’s the interesting pitch that Boeing’s man in Tokyo…


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Navy to Launch A Drone From A Submarine

I the start of a new trend in drone warfare, the Navy is going to launch a version of the Army’s Switchblade kamikaze UAV from…