In pictures: X-59 QueSST, the quiet supersonic aircraft – BBC Science Focus Magazine

Could NASA bring back faster-than-sound travel? Concorde flew from London to New York in three and a half hours. It soared at nearly twice the speed of sound, leaving an almighty sonic boom in its wake. The noise restricted where it could fly, but now NASA hopes it can resurrect faster-than-sound travel, with quiet supersonic […]

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US military says doomsday planes not mobilized in response to Trump COVID-19 diagnosis – Business Insider

Two Boeing E-6B Mercury planes were detected flying along both coasts of the U.S. mainland early Friday, around the time President Trump announced he and first lady Melania Trump were diagnosed with coronavirus — but the flights were “pre-planned” and the timing was “purely coincidental,” a U.S. Strategic Command spokesman told Fox News. More about this article in the link below… […]

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Does Iran’s ‘Kowsar Fighter Jet’ Stand A Chance Against Israeli F-35 Stealth Warplanes?

How does Iran’s Kowsar jets compete against US & Israeli F-22 Raptors or F-35 Jets? According to experts, designed to perform close air support (CAS) and light attack operations, the fighters can also be used to support the training activities of Iranian pilots… More about this article in the link below… https://eurasiantimes.com/irans-new-american-f-5-based-kowsar-fighter-jet-is-a-pearl-inside-an-oyster/

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Not J-20s, China Could Field Another ‘Stealth Jet’ To Counter US’ F-35s, Indian Rafales

As tensions boil over Taiwan, the US and China have ramped up efforts in the field of defense innovation as they build modern warfare equipment, in a bid to swank their superiority over the other amidst a growing belief that potential conflict could be on the horizon… More about this article in the link below… […]

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Egypt Sidelines Rafale Jets For SU-35s; Claims Only Russian Jets Can Match US/Israeli War Planes

After procuring 24 Rafale fighter jets from France, Egypt has received the first order of Russian Sukhoi Su-35 jet fighters. As per reports, the key objective of Egypt to acquire Su-35s over Rafale jets was that the Russian heavy-weight jets can outperform the Israeli and US warplanes in the Middle-East region… More about this article in […]

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Defence News | Why doesn’t anyone want to buy ‘cheap’ Chinese Fighter Jets?

The high-tech wannabees of Asia are going through a bit of a rough patch lately. India has to postpone its Chandrayaan-2 moon mission just an hour before launch, due to a “technical snag.” Japan is imposing controls on the transfer of certain technologies to South Korea, which could impair the latter’s smartphone and semiconductor sectors. […]

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Watch “10 Largest And Most Powerful Aircraft Carriers In The World” on YouTube

Aircraft carriers, also known as floating air bases, have proven their operational worth in naval fleets since World War 2. These giant vessels are equipped with a full-length flight deck capable of carrying and arming numerous aircraft: including fighters, strike aircraft, and helicopters. Only nine countries possess the biggest ships as a part of their […]

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Introducing the J-20B: China Reportedly Puts Advanced New Stealth Fighter Variant Into Mass Production

number of Chinese and Hong Kong media outlets have reported that a new variant of the country’s first fifth generation fighter jet, the Chengdu J-20, has entered mass production. Citing anonymous military sources, it was reported that the new fighter, known as the J-20B, was officially unveiled on July 8th at a ceremony attended by […]

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DARPA awards contract to retrofit L-39 Albatros jets for AI dogfighting tests | News | Flight Global

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Calspan Corporation a $14.1 million, four-year contract to retrofit up to four Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros jet trainers for artificial intelligence-controlled flight experiments. The jets are to be used in DARPA’s Air Combat Evolution (ACE) programme, which aims to improve, as well as measure, human trust […]

Read More DARPA awards contract to retrofit L-39 Albatros jets for AI dogfighting tests | News | Flight Global

Russian fighter jets intercepts U.S. Air Force long-range heavy bombers | Defence Blog

Russia’s Eastern Military District fighter jets have been scrambled to intercept the U.S. Air Force B-52H long-range, heavy bombers, the Defense Ministry’s National Defense Control Center reported on Friday… More about this article in the link… https://defence-blog.com/news/russian-fighter-jets-intercepts-u-s-air-force-long-range-heavy-bombers.html

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Russian fighter jet flights in Libya raise US concern | TheHill

The U.S. government is worried Russia is tightening its grip in Libya after fighter jets from Moscow, transferred last month, are now being flown in the north African country in support of Russian mercenaries, a top general said Thursday. U.S. Air Forces Europe-Africa head Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian told reporters that the Russian aircraft, the numbers of which […]

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