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  • Syria rebels, once hopeful of U.S. weapons, lament lack of firepower

    Syria rebels, once hopeful of U.S. weapons, lament lack of firepower
    As the Syrian government warplane flew overhead, Malik Abu Iskandaroon ran to a storage room and grabbed a Russian-made surface-to-air missile. Moments later, on the roof of the three-story villa, which serves as air force headquarters for the Harakat...
  • Defense cuts, Ex-Im bank weigh on aerospace companies

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Commercial aviation and defense companies are grappling with dwindling U.S. defense spending, an uncertain fate for U.S. export financing and questions about the readiness of the Pentagon's top weapons program, the F-35 Joint Strike...
  • France builds stealth wind turbines to avoid radar interference

    PARIS (Reuters) - France is building the world's first wind farm with turbine blades designed to minimize interference with radar systems, using technology partially inspired by stealth warplanes. EDF Energies Nouvelles, the renewables unit of state-...
  • Exclusive: Canada seen buying fighter jets from U.S., not Europe - source

    OTTAWA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canada is likely to choose between two major U.S. firms when it buys a new fleet of jet fighters, excluding two European competitors, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter. The source, who spoke on the...
  • Pentagon Says It Is Nearing Fix For F-35 Engine, Pratt To Pay

    WASHINGTON — Federal officials say they are nearing a fix for the engine that powers Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-35 fighter jet and that engine-maker Pratt & Whitney has agreed to pay to retrofit 156 already delivered. Pentagon chief arms buyer Frank...
  • Pentagon says nearing fix for F-35 engine, Pratt to pay

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials said on Wednesday they were nearing a fix for the engine that powers Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet and the United Technologies Corp unit that makes the engine has agreed to pay to retrofit 156 already...
  • Scores killed as Boko Haram insurgents overrun Nigerian town: sources

    Scores killed as Boko Haram insurgents overrun Nigerian town: sources
    Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that has killed scores and displaced thousands of residents, several security sources said  Tuesday. The Islamists launched an attack on the town of...
  • Chinese interceptions of U.S. military planes could intensify due to submarine base

    HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - One Chinese naval officer has advice for fighter pilots intercepting U.S. surveillance planes in the wake of an incident over the South China Sea last week that Washington condemned as dangerous - fly even closer. The...
  • China rejects Taiwan's complaint about breach of airspace

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has rejected Taiwan's claim that two Chinese military aircraft had breached Taiwan's airspace four times, saying it was a "routine flight". Taiwan scrambled its jets to intercept two Chinese military aircraft, identified as Yun-...
  • Chinese fighter jet intercepted Navy sub-hunter plane in South China Sea

    Chinese fighter jet intercepted Navy sub-hunter plane in South China Sea
    An armed Chinese fighter jet conducted what Pentagon officials called an aggressive midair intercept of a U.S. Navy submarine-hunting aircraft during a routine patrol above international waters. Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the...
  • Palmer man soars with jet team at Lehigh Valley Airshow

    On his 1965 album "That Was the Year That Was," then 37-year-old musical comedian Tom Lehrer joked, "It is a sobering thought, for example, that when Mozart was my age he'd been dead for two years." Talking to 31-year-old Jared Isaacman, you can feel...