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  • First operational F-35 squadron declared ready for combat


    ​The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has achieved initial operational capability with the US Marine Corps 14 years after the fifth-generation combat jet entered development and five years after its original IOC target of 2010.


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  • First operational F-35 squadron declared ready for combat


    ​The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has achieved initial operational capability with the US Marine Corps...


  • GKN's Fokker deal is electrifying


    Tier-1 supplier GKN Aerospace has “strengthened its position” in its “classic” domains of wings and composite...


  • USAF holding old gunships for laser demos


    ​The US Air Force has kept some Lockheed Martin AC-130U gunships marked for retirement for use as directed energy ...


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  • First operational F-35 squadron declared ready for combat

    News | 31 Jul 2015 18:09 | James Drew

    ​The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has achieved initial operational capability with the US Marine Corps 14 years after the fifth-generation combat jet entered development and five years after its original IOC target of 2010.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-operational-F-35-squadron-declared-ready-for-combat-415284/
  • GKN's Fokker deal is electrifying

    News | 30 Jul 2015 12:05 | Dan Thisdell

    Tier-1 supplier GKN Aerospace has “strengthened its position” in its “classic” domains of wings and composite aerostructures with its €706 million ($775 million) takeover of Fokker Technologies – and bought its way into an electrical wiring capability that the company believes will prove hugely valuable as aircraft become increasingly electric.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/GKNs-Fokker-deal-is-electrifying-415198/
  • USAF holding old gunships for laser demos

    News | 28 Jul 2015 14:04 | James Drew

    ​The US Air Force has kept some Lockheed Martin AC-130U gunships marked for retirement for use as directed energy weapon testbeds as the service pursues airborne lasers for offensive and defensive uses.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-holding-old-gunships-for-laser-demos-415101/
  • Northrop unveils evolved, exportable BACN aerial gateway

    News | 25 Jul 2015 01:36 | James Drew

    Northrop Grumman has expanded the networking capabilities of its Battlefield Airborne Communications Node aerial gateway to create a new product that promises to make “combat cloud” warfare commonplace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Northrop-unveils-evolved-exportable-BACN-aerial-gateway-415022/
  • Canada's reactivated CF-18 'Rams' squadron takes flight

    News | 24 Jul 2015 14:57 | James Drew

    Canada’s newly reborn CF-18 fighter squadron conducted its first operational fight this week since reactivating on 50 June.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canadas-reactivated-CF-18-Rams-squadron-takes-flight-415001/
  • USAF rules out international A-10 sales

    News | 24 Jul 2015 00:39 | James Drew

    The US Air Force has closed the lid on discussions about shopping the A-10 Warthog to allies, telling Flightglobal it will not sell the close-in attack aircraft to anyone.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-rules-out-international-A-10-sales-414975/