Indonesia Finalizes Acquisition of 42 Dassault Rafales with Third and Final Tranche

January 10, 2024 @ 06:29 AM

Dassault Aviation has received confirmation of Indonesia's approval for the third and final batch of 18 Rafale fighter jets, concluding a defense contract signed in February 2022. The announcement, made on January 8, 2024, follows the delivery of the first batch of 6 jets in September 2022 and the second batch...

Pentagon Not to Accept F-35s Outfitted with TR-3 Hardware

June 14, 2023 @ 12:47 PM

F-35 Joint Strike Fighters with Tech Refresh 3 (TR-3) hardware will not be accepted by the Pentagon starting next month. TR-3 aims to enhance the fighter's displays, computer memory, and processing power. The delivery of TR-3 has experienced delays, and there is a risk of further slippage until the December...

Iran Confirms Decision to Buy Su-35 Fighters from Russia

March 14, 2023 @ 08:45 AM

Iran has confirmed its decision to buy Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia which, when they arrive in Tehran will be first new fighter aircraft in the country in over 2 decades. In an oblique confirmation, a statement from Irans mission to the United Nations was quoted as saying by the...

Turkey Could Reject F-16s, Prefer Russian, Chinese Jets Instead

March 7, 2023 @ 12:41 PM

Turkey could reject U.S.-made F-16s for Chinese and Russian alternatives, a Turkish presidency official hinted on March 6, 2023… "I believe that after the earthquakes, Turkiye will give up asking for F-16 because it is $20 billion cost package" - Cagri Erhan, member of the Turkish Presidencys Security and Foreign...

F-35 Jets at Aero India 2023 Raise Expectations of Sale to Indian Air Force

February 27, 2023 @ 12:28 PM

The @LockheedMartin F-35 stealth fighter jet performed at Aero India 2023 for the first time sparking off expectations of sale to the Indian Air Force @Iaf_mcc . This video explores the reason why the F-35 could be a candidate for IAF's future procurement.

US hands over Six jets meant for Ankara to US Air Force

June 13, 2020 @ 01:52 PM

Turkey Officially Out of F-35 Project The United States National Defence Authorization Act (NDAA) 2021 has authorized the Air Force to utilize, modify, and operate six Turkish F-35s that were manufactured but never delivered because Turkey was suspended from the F-35 program. The NDAA which is expected to be passed into law...