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Eielson AFB doubles F-35A fleet

The number of Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning IIs at Eielson Air Force Base (AFB) has doubled, following the arrival of three more examples at the Alaskan base on June 25.

SNC hands over first AbMN-modified MC-130J to AFSOC

The US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) has taken delivery of its first MC-130J Commando II, equipped with the Airborne Mission Networking (AbMN) secure communications suite.

Israel’s flood damaged F-16s return to flight

A number of Israeli Air Force (IAF) Lockheed Martin F-16C/D “Barak” multi-role fighters have been restored back to flight after they were damaged by floods at Hatzor Air Base in central Israel in January.

USAF set to get Turkey's F-35s

House of Representatives' armed service committee chairman gives his support to F-35 deal following Turkey's suspension from the Joint Strike Fighter programme last year

Saluting the C-5 Galaxy!

From Vietnam to a host of humanitarian missions, the US Air Force’s largest aircraft has been using its heavy-lifting capabilities for 50 years. And it’s still got at least another two decades left in it yet…

Netherlands to receive two more F-35As next month

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) will take delivery of another two Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters next month.

Another USAF F-16C receives “ghost” paint scheme

A second USAF-operated Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon has rolled out of the paint shop, sporting the now-popular ‘ghost' paint scheme.

First KC-130J for VMGR-452

Lockheed Martin has handed over its first KC-130J Super Hercules multi-role tanker/transport to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 (VMGR-452) ‘Yankees' – a US Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) unit.

UK deploys first operational F-35Bs aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth

For the first time, the UK has deployed operational Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters aboard the Royal Navy’s (RN’s) HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) aircraft carrier.

19th AW, AMC receives final C-130J

Lockheed Martin handed over its final C-130J Super Hercules to the USAF’s Air Mobility Command (AMC) on May 27.

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