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UK F-35s Clear IOC For Land-Based Ops; UK Spending Big on Defense

Posted by Paul McLeary on

WASHINGTON: The UK is ready to start deploying the first batch of its new F-35 fighter overseas, the country’s top defense official said Thursday, while introducing a slew of new cruise and attack missiles for its Typhoon jets.   The announcement of Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for nine F-35Bs comes weeks after the Royal Navy… Keep reading →

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‘A Computer That Happens To Fly’: USAF, RAF Chiefs On Multi-Domain Future

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

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“I grew up flying fighters,” says Gen. David Goldfein, the Air Force Chief of Staff, “and I will tell you, when I see the F-35, I don’t see a fighter. I see a computer that happens to fly.”

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