United States Air Force declare F-35 combat ready

The US Air Force has declared 'Initial Operational Capability' for the F-35A, the latest milestone for the stealth aircraft.
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F-35 destroys first live Air-to-Air target

An F-35 Lightning II launched an air-to-air missile, directly hitting a drone over a military test range off the California at the end of July.

India cancels tender for six Airbus tankers due to cost

Citing a 'high operational cost', India has withdrawn the tender for the purchase of six multi-role tanker transport aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space.

A400M’s paratrooper delivery capability validated

Paratroopers from the French Air Force recently completed a series of parachute jumps from an A400M to validate the aircraft’s delivery capability.

Netherlands and Luxembourg jointly purchase tanker aircraft

The Netherlands and Luxembourg are to purchase two Airbus Multi Role Tanker Transport aircraft, the aircraft will be operated by NATO.

F-35 so stealthy, it ‘produced training challenges’ pilot says

The F-35 is so stealthy, pilots are reportedly having difficulty participating in some types of training exercises.

Syrian Air Force has received Su-24M2 bombers

The Syrian Air Force has received a batch of Su-24M2 bombers from Russia, according to the AMN news agency.

RAF Valley closed for August to refurbish airfield

RAF Valley on Anglesey is now closed to all aircraft for August as a £20 million project to refurbish the airfield continues.

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria

A Russian helicopter, a Mi-8, has been shot down over Syria's Idlib province.
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WATCH: F-35B fires its gun for the first time

F-35B BF-01 completes the first ever aircraft-mounted test of the podded GAU-22/A cannon.

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