A US Air Force F-35B fighter jet crashed after it collided with an aerial refueling tanker on Tuesday, a US marines unit said. The pilot of the F-35B jet ejected and was being treated, while the crew of the KC-130J
The Air Warfare Symposium, conducted by the US Air Force Association on February 27-28, may go down in history as an event where history was foretold. It was here, on the morning of February 28, 2020, that Elon Musk, the quintessential disruptor, set
The legend emerged just a day after Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, as social media users began to spread claims, without evidence, of an anonymous fighter pilot who had single-handedly taken down multiple Russian planes.
"The United Arab Emirates was victim of serious attacks on its territory in January," Florence Parly wrote on Twitter. "In order to show our solidarity with this friendly country, France has decided to provide military support.
Gen. Reza Yousefi, commander of the air base in Tabriz, said the crashed jet had been used for training and suffered a technical problem on its final flight. "Pilots could not reach the runway,” he said, according to the report.
A Chinese J-16 fighter intercepted the Royal Australian Air Force P-8 maritime surveillance aircraft during "routine maritime surveillance activity" in international airspace in the region on May 26, defence said in a statement.
The craft spent several days flying over North America before it was targeted off the coast of the southeastern state of South Carolina with a missile fired from an F-22 plane, Pentagon officials said, falling into relatively shallow water just 47 feet (14 meters) deep.
A ceremony at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra, also witnessed the handing over of 14 state-of-the-art indigenously developed dual-seat JF-17B Thunder Block-II fighter jets to the air force.
The twin downings in such close succession are extraordinary, and reflect heightened concerns over China's surveillance program and public pressure on Biden to take a tough stand against it.