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Sensitive data about the F-35, the US' latest generation of fighter jets, was among the information hacked, reports said

Israel Fully Capable of Striking Iran, Top IAF Pilot Says

TEL AVIV – Israel is “fully capable” of striking Iran, a former Israel Air Force pilot who was part of the team that destroyed Iraq’s nuclear reactor in 1981 told The Jerusalem Post, amid increased tensions between the two countries.

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Israel to Receive F-35 Air Vehicle Deliveries

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract for procurement of initial air vehicle spares for F-35 air vehicle deliveries in support of the government of Israel.

SR-71B Blackbird aerial reconnaissance aircraft photographed over snow capped mountains in 1995.

Return of the Blackbird: Mach 6 Spy Plane May Soon Be Ready to Fly

The fabled SR-71 Blackbird high-speed reconnaissance plane has been officially out of service since 1990, even though it might still be the fastest airplane in the sky – fast enough to outrun a North Korean missile in 1981. Judging by recent comments from a Lockheed Martin executive, the Blackbird’s long-rumored, even faster successor might be closer to going operational than anyone thought.

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Israel Finalizes Purchase of 17 More F-35 Fighters Jets

Israel has wrapped up its purchase of seventeen additional F-35 fighter jets from US industrial giant Lockheed Martin, in a deal that will ultimately equip the air force with fifty of the state-of-the-art warplanes.

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Israel Strikes $1 Billion Buy-Back Deal on F-35 Purchase

TEL AVIV – Israel’s Defense Ministry announced Sunday that completed industrial cooperation or buy-back contracts with Lockheed Martin on the F-35 program surpassed the $1 billion benchmark since Israel signed its first contract in 2010 for an initial 19 fighters.

New F-35 Will Be 'Game Changer' For Israel Air Force

Pentagon Chief Orders Review of F-35 Fighter Program

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has ordered a review of the Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter program after President Donald Trump assailed its $400 billion price tag, the Pentagon announced Friday.

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Texas to Receive First Air Force Reserve F-35 Fighter Wing

The Lone Star State will be home to the first Air Force Reserve Wing of the new F-35A Lighting II advanced stealth fighter. The 5th generation fighter will be hosted by Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth.

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JANUARY 10: In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), SpaceXs Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft launch from Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for their fifth official Commercial Resupply (CRS) mission to the orbiting lab on …

Mysterious Glow a New Twist in Amos-6 Rocket Blast Probe

MIAMI, Florida – The mysterious explosion of a SpaceX rocket last month took an odd turn with a “cordial” encounter between staff of Elon Musk’s firm and fierce rival United Launch Alliance over a mysterious glow on a ULA building nearby during the blast, The Washington Post reported.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop, Wednesday, April 20, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Exposed: FBI Director James Comey’s Clinton Foundation Connection

A review of FBI Director James Comey’s professional history and relationships shows that the Obama cabinet leader — now under fire for his handling of the investigation of Hillary Clinton — is deeply entrenched in the big-money cronyism culture of Washington, D.C.

F-35 at MCAS Beaufort on March 7, 2016 in Beaufort, North Carolina.

Why Only Israel Can Customize America’s F-35 (At Least For Now)

Wired reports: Any big-ticket military technology purchased from the US comes with rules. Big stacks of strict guidelines outline exactly what allies can do to the hardware and the systems that run it. Generally, it comes down to: nothing. No modifications,

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Work Underway on F-35 for Israel

UPI writes: FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 11 (UPI) —Lockheed Martin reports it has begun the process of joining four major components of the structure an F-35 Lightning II aircraft for Israel. The plane is the first being built for Israel and is

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Hellfire Missile Sent to Europe for Training Found in Cuba

A Hellfire missile intended for a European training exercise was somehow delivered to Cuba in 2014. The Wall Street Journal describes it as “a loss of sensitive military technology that ranks among the worst known incidents of its kind.”

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China Summons U.S. Envoy over $1.8 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan

China summoned U.S. envoy Kaye Lee in Beijing on Thursday to complain about the sale of $1.83 billion in arms to Taiwan, and threatened to impose sanctions on all companies involved, accusing the United States of breaking international law and compromising China’s sovereignty.