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USAF F-22 Raptors & RCAF CF-18 Hornets Intercepted Two Russian Tu-142 Aircraft

USAF F-22 Raptors & RCAF CF-18 Hornets Intercepted Two Russian Tu-142 Aircraft

North American Aerospace Defense Command has reported that U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors and Canadian CF-18s intercepted two Russian Tu-142 maritime reconnaissance aircraft north of Alaska on March 9. “[North American Aerospace Defense Command] fighter aircraft escorted the Tu-142s for the duration of their time in the ADIZ,” officials said. …

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Sierra Technical Unveils Fifth Generation Aerial Target Aircraft

Sierra Technical Unveils Fifth Generation Aerial Target Aircraft

Sierra Technical Services recently unveils ‘faster’ and ‘more maneuverable’ stealth UAV According to Flight global stealth UAV completed several ground tests, including an engine test run, on its Fifth Generation Aerial Target (5GAT) aircraft. The aircraft, which is powered by two General Electric J85 engines salvaged from retired Northrop T-38 Talon …

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Why F-22 Raptor Uses Rectangular Instead Of Circular Exhaust Nozzles

Why F-22 Raptor Uses Rectangular Instead Of Circular Exhaust Nozzels

The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is a fifth-generation, single-seat, twin-engine, all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force. The prime contractor, Lockheed Martin, built most of the F-22’s airframe and weapons systems and conducted final assembly, while Boeing provided the wings, aft fuselage, avionics integration, and …

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U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighter Jet Crashed During Landing At Kunsan Air Base

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighter Jet Crashed During Landing At Kunsan Air Base

A US Air Force (USAF) General Dynamics F-16CM, of the 8th FW “Wolf Pack”, crashed when approaching the runway at Kunsan K-8 Air Base, located at Gunsan Airport (KUV/RKJK). The pilot ejected safely with minor injuries. The unidentified pilot was transferred to a local medical facility after sustaining minor injuries. …

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