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French Air Force Performs First Operational Flight With A Rafale Equipped With Live METEOR BVRAAM Missiles

French Air Force Performs First Operational Flight With A Rafale Equipped With Live METEOR BVRAAM Missiles

The first operational flight of a Rafale with a Meteor last week. (Photo: Armée de l’Air et de l’Espace) on Mar. 4, 2021, French Air Force declared the Meteor Beyond Visual Range (BVR) radar-guided air-to-air missile operational after the first operational flight with a live missile. The aircraft, a Rafale …

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UK Likely To Buy Only 48 Out Of 138 F-35B Stealth Fighter To Fund Tempest Fighter Jet Programme

UK Likely To Buy Only 48 Out Of 138 F-35B Stealth Fighter To Fund Tempest Fighter Jet Programme

An F-35B is displayed with Spear, ASRAAM and Meteor missiles, with the Tempest mock-up in the background. (photo: RAF Marham) The United Kingdom Armed Forces brace themselves for the government’s next defense review, signs point to significant cuts to the Royal Air Force and the British Army, including a potential …

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South Korea Set to Roll Out The First Prototype Of Next-generation KF-X Fighter Jet In April

South Korea Set to Roll Out The First Prototype Of Next-generation KF-X Fighter Jet In April

The first KF-X fighter prototype is almost complete, adding that the aircraft will be formally rolled out in April. Two more prototypes are currently being assembled at the plant. (DAPA) on 1 March, 2021, South Korea’s Defence Acquisition Programme Administration (DAPA) announced that assembly of the first prototype of the …

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Skunk Works Will Soon Begin Ground Testing Of Secret New Aircraft Called Speed Racer

Skunk Works Will Soon Begin Ground Testing Of Secret New Aircraft Called Speed Racer

Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works plans to begin testing the Speed Racer vehicle in the near future. Credit: Lockheed Martin According to Lockheed Martin spokeswoman a secretive new unmanned aircraft system (UAS) designed by the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works is poised to enter ground testing “imminently”.  The UAS known only as …

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