| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Denmark announced on Friday it will send seven F-16 fighter jets to take part in a U.S.-led military coalition attacking Islamic State militants in Iraq, and parliament in Britain approved British participation.
Danish and British jets will join a...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 3:50 PM
U.S.-led airstrikes have struck Islamic State positions in Syria close to the Turkish border, the Pentagon said Saturday, in what could signal an escalation of the American aerial assault in the country against the extremist faction.
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
As the U.S.-led coalition continues to bomb ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq, some local Jewish community leaders question whether the military action is "too little, too late," and speculate how the coalition airstrikes will affect Israel.
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Three days after U.S. warships fired 47 cruise missiles at Sunni militant targets in northern Syria last week, the Pentagon signed a $251-million deal to buy more Tomahawks from Raytheon Co., a windfall for the military giant and its many subcontractors....
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:59 AM
French fighter jets carried out their first airstrikes in Iraq early Friday, joining the U.S. air campaign against the extremist group Islamic State.
Less than 24 hours after President Francois Hollande announced that he had approved a request from...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:48 PM
WASHINGTON — Pratt & Whitney says the "root cause" of the June 23 engine failure on a Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet should be clear by the end of September, which would pave the way for over $1 billion in contracts for an additional 84...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets crashed after taking off from the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean.
One of the pilots was quickly located and brought aboard the carrier for medical attention. Search efforts...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando simulation and training division has captured a major slice of the U.S. military's latest F-35 contract — a $122 million deal to build key support equipment for the much-criticized next-generation stealth fighter....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:21 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:59 PM
A U.S. Navy plan for aircraft carrier-based drones has launched a dogfight in Washington over the role of the robotic planes in combat.
The Navy has asked contractors for reconnaissance drones — essentially spy planes, with only limited ability to...