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F-35 Brains in an F-22 Body: Thinking Through Japan's Next-Generation Fighter Options
May 01, 2018
F-35 Brains in an F-22 Body: Thinking Through Japan's Next-Generation Fighter Options
Getting there won't be easy, but an updated F-22 is, in theory, a formidable concept.
F-35 Brains in an F-22 Body: Thinking Through Japan's Next-Generation Fighter Options
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
February 13, 2018
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
The J-20 fighter is using an improved variant of the WS-10 engine in use on China's fourth-generation J-10 and J-11 fighters.
China's Fifth-Generation Stealth Fighter Is in Combat Service—But With Improved Fourth-Generation Engines
Can India and the United States Work Out the Kinks for a Fighter Production Deal?
September 23, 2017
Can India and the United States Work Out the Kinks for a Fighter Production Deal?
Will concern over technology transfer scuttle another aviation deal for India?
Can India and the United States Work Out the Kinks for a Fighter Production Deal?
South Korean Air Force Receives New Bunker Busting Cruise Missiles
October 17, 2016
South Korean Air Force Receives New Bunker Busting Cruise Missiles
South Korea's F-15K Slam Eagle fighters will have another card up their sleeve.
South Korean Air Force Receives New Bunker Busting Cruise Missiles
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
January 29, 2016
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
Plus, U.S. officials revise their opinion on North Korea's nuclear test, India steps up cyber cooperation, and more. Links.
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
Meet Chengdu's Ace Fighter Designer
January 20, 2016
Meet Chengdu's Ace Fighter Designer
Yang Wei might be an unfamiliar name to most observers, but his aircraft, and his underlying philosophy towards designing them, isn't.
Meet Chengdu's Ace Fighter Designer
Revealed: Why Sri Lanka Backed Off the Sino-Pakistani JF-17 Thunder
January 11, 2016
Revealed: Why Sri Lanka Backed Off the Sino-Pakistani JF-17 Thunder
Did India play a part in scuttling a JF-17 deal between Sri Lanka and Pakistan?
Revealed: Why Sri Lanka Backed Off the Sino-Pakistani JF-17 Thunder
A False Start for Sino-Pakistani JF-17 <em>Thunder</em>?
January 09, 2016
A False Start for Sino-Pakistani JF-17 Thunder?
Malaysia publically declares that it is not considering the JF-17. How come?
A False Start for Sino-Pakistani JF-17 Thunder?
Who Will Win Asia's Fifth-Generation Fighter Race?
December 01, 2015
Who Will Win Asia's Fifth-Generation Fighter Race?
China, Japan, South Korea and India are all developing advanced aircraft. How and why is this happening?
Who Will Win Asia's Fifth-Generation Fighter Race?
Watch Out, F-35: Korea May Have an Ace Up Its Sleeve
October 23, 2015
Watch Out, F-35: Korea May Have an Ace Up Its Sleeve
Will the European defense industry profit from the United States' refusal to share sensitive technology with Seoul?
Watch Out, F-35: Korea May Have an Ace Up Its Sleeve
For the First Time Since the B-17, America Might Have a Bomber Designed for Asia
September 11, 2015
For the First Time Since the B-17, America Might Have a Bomber Designed for Asia
The LRS-B could turn out to be the bomber that gives Washington the edge it needs in the Asia-Pacific.
For the First Time Since the B-17, America Might Have a Bomber Designed for Asia
Meet China's East China Sea Drones
June 30, 2015
Meet China's East China Sea Drones
Satellite imagery analysis confirms that Chinese BZK-005 drones are operating in the East China Sea.
Meet China's East China Sea Drones
Does the JF-17 Finally Have Buyers?
December 05, 2014
Does the JF-17 Finally Have Buyers?
The Sino-Pakistani jet could finally have found prospective buyers.
Does the JF-17 Finally Have Buyers?
How Effective Is China's New Anti-Stealth Radar System, Really?
October 06, 2014
How Effective Is China's New Anti-Stealth Radar System, Really?
Chinese sources claim that the DWL002 passive radar system will render the F-22 and F-35 "obsolete."
How Effective Is China's New Anti-Stealth Radar System, Really?
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