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US Deploys 1st F-35B Squadron to Japan
January 19, 2017
US Deploys 1st F-35B Squadron to Japan
This constitutes the first overseas deployment of the F-35B Lightning II stealth fighter.
US Deploys 1st F-35B Squadron to Japan
Enough Air Power? Singapore Drops the F-35 Stealth Fighter
August 10, 2016
Enough Air Power? Singapore Drops the F-35 Stealth Fighter
Singapore has put on hold an order for F-35B stealth combat aircraft.
Enough Air Power? Singapore Drops the F-35 Stealth Fighter
F-35 Too Expensive: US Air Force Might Buy 72 New F-15 or F-16 Fighter Jets
November 21, 2015
F-35 Too Expensive: US Air Force Might Buy 72 New F-15 or F-16 Fighter Jets
The U.S. Air Force is contemplating adding 72 F-15, F-16 or even F-18 fighter aircraft due to low F-35 production rates.
F-35 Too Expensive: US Air Force Might Buy 72 New F-15 or F-16 Fighter Jets
Why the F-35 Is Particularly Ill-Suited to Succeed in the Asia-Pacific
August 11, 2015
Why the F-35 Is Particularly Ill-Suited to Succeed in the Asia-Pacific
The Asia-Pacific's expansive geography leaves short-range tactical fighters ill-suited for success and versatility.
Why the F-35 Is Particularly Ill-Suited to Succeed in the Asia-Pacific
Can the F-35 Beat the F-16 After all?
July 02, 2015
Can the F-35 Beat the F-16 After all?
The Pentagon argues that a recently leaked report does not 'tell the entire story.'
Can the F-35 Beat the F-16 After all?
F-35 Loses Dogfight to Fighter Jet From the 1980s
July 01, 2015
F-35 Loses Dogfight to Fighter Jet From the 1980s
A new report alleges that an F-35A was defeated by the very aircraft it is meant to replace.
F-35 Loses Dogfight to Fighter Jet From the 1980s
Is Japan Facing a Shortage of Fighter Aircraft?
June 09, 2015
Is Japan Facing a Shortage of Fighter Aircraft?
Tokyo needs to step up its modernization efforts, otherwise the JASDF might face an aircraft shortage in the 2020.
Is Japan Facing a Shortage of Fighter Aircraft?
Will F-35 Pilots Command a Swarm of Drones in Flight?
May 21, 2015
Will F-35 Pilots Command a Swarm of Drones in Flight?
The U.S. Air Force's chief scientist thinks so.
Will F-35 Pilots Command a Swarm of Drones in Flight?
Australia to Upgrade Its Fleet of Fighter Jets
May 05, 2015
Australia to Upgrade Its Fleet of Fighter Jets
The upgrades further cement Australia’s strategic relationship with the United States.
Australia to Upgrade Its Fleet of Fighter Jets
New Snowden Documents Reveal Chinese Behind F-35 Hack
January 27, 2015
New Snowden Documents Reveal Chinese Behind F-35 Hack
Experts have long argued that China has copied the F-35 design for its own fighter jets. Is this the proof?
New Snowden Documents Reveal Chinese Behind F-35 Hack
Why The US Should Sell Advanced Fighters to Taiwan
January 10, 2014
Why The US Should Sell Advanced Fighters to Taiwan
In an increasingly tense region, a strong Taiwan has important implications for US policy.
Why The US Should Sell Advanced Fighters to Taiwan
Will the F-35 Live Up to the Hype?
January 04, 2014
Will the F-35 Live Up to the Hype?
Interservice and multi-national rivalries could undermine the Joint Strike Fighter. Then again, we may never know.
Will the F-35 Live Up to the Hype?
Singapore and the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter
October 18, 2013
Singapore and the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter
Indications are that Singapore may go ahead with the purchase of the JSF. That would be a game-changer for its operational capabilities.
Singapore and the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter
South Korea Rejects Boeing’s F-15SE Fighter, Will Restart FX-III
September 24, 2013
South Korea Rejects Boeing’s F-15SE Fighter, Will Restart FX-III
In a surprise move, ROK defense officials have decided against procuring 60 F-15 Silent Eagle jets for its FX-III competition.
South Korea Rejects Boeing’s F-15SE Fighter, Will Restart FX-III
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