Posts Tagged ‘military’
 

 

Is The F-35 Really Worth $1.5 Trillion?

The F-35 has been plagued by problems that have run up its price tag. Is this advanced fighter worth all that money?
by Larkins Dsouza
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F-16 Pilot Ejects Safely as Fighter Jet Crashes in Southern Wisconsin

The pilot of a U.S. Air Force fighter jet that crashed in Wisconsin on Tuesday was able to eject safely, officials said.
by BNO News
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Iran Tests New Shahab-3 Missiles Capable of Reaching Israel, US Bases

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps test-fired fourteen missiles on Tuesday on its second day of exercises, officials said.
by BNO News
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Mikoyan-i-Gurevich MiG-31BM Foxhound on display at 2009 MAKS Airshow.

Russia Tests Advanced New Air-to-Air Missile

The Russian Air Force on Tuesday tested a new advanced tactical air-to-air missile built specifically for the MiG-31 fighter.
by BNO News
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This is Syria's only operational Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft (YK-ATA), seen here at Paris-Le Bourget Airport in 2009. It may have been used to transport Mil Mi-25 attack helicopters to Syria from Russia through Iraqi airspace. (Photo by twin-otter64 via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-SA)

Did Syria Transport Russian Attack Helicopters Through Iraqi Airspace?

In late October, Syria asked Iraqi authorities to grant air access for a cargo plane transporting refurbed attack helicopters from Russia.
by Michael Grabell, ProPublica
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