Fighter Jets

Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, a twin-engine, supersonic, all weather multirole fighter takes part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow, south west of London, on July 12, 2016. / AFP / ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Approves Boeing, Lockheed Fighter Jet Sales to Gulf: Sources

The United States on Wednesday began notifying lawmakers that it has approved $7 billion in long-stalled sales of Boeing Co (BA.N) fighter jets to Kuwait and Qatar, and more than $1 billion in Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) jets to Bahrain, sources familiar with the decision said.

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British, French And U.S. Fighter Jets Train Together

American F-22s, British Typhoons (pictured) and French Rafales — three of the world’s most sophisticated fighter jets — roar through the skies over Virginia in the eastern United States in a show of aerial might. They are a world away

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Report: Islamic State Training Pilots In Libya Stronghold

The Islamic State (IS) terror group’s Libya branch is reportedly using a flight simulator to train jihadis on how to pilot aircraft, after successfully apprehending the system from an airport once held by Libya’s recognized military under former dictator Muammar Qaddafi.

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Turkish Military Claims Not to Have Known Downed Jet Was Russian

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan defended Turkey’s defense of its airspace Tuesday evening after Ankara fighter jets shot down a Russian SU-24 warplane earlier in the day, with the Turkish leader claiming that the military was unable to identify the jet that was violating the country’s sovereignty.

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Pentagon Confirms Chinese Intercept of U.S. Spy Plane

The Pentagon has revealed that on September 15, two Chinese “Flounder” JH-7 fighter-bombers intercepted an American RC-135 surveillance plane over the Yellow Sea, in international airspace.