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Norway to retire F-16 fleet by year end

The Royal Norwegian Air Force will retire its fleet of F-16AM/BM (MLU) Fighting Falcons by the end of the year leaving the service reliant on its new F-35A stealth fighter for all fixed-wing combat duties from 2022 onwards

Dassault delivers first Rafale to Greece

Dassault Aviation has delivered the first Rafale fighter to the Hellenic Air Force just six months after the contract signing by Greece for the acquisition of 18 aircraft in a €2.5bn deal

Switzerland selects F-35 as new fighter

The Swiss Federal Council announced on June 30 that Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II had been selected as Switzerland's next fighter

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The Need for Speed: 10 of the World's Fastest Combat Aircraft!

Key.Aero explores ten of the quickest combat aircraft to have served operationally in the last 50 years.

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The long arm of the Israeli Air Force

While the Israeli Air Force is well equipped with ‘smart’ standoff weapon systems, threats developing close to the country’s borders and further afield require additional, even more capable munitions.

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NATO’S Last Fitters

While the Su-22 swing-wing strike aircraft may be obsolescent by today’s standards, 35 years ago it provided Poland with a technological leap comparable only with its subsequent purchase of F-16 fighters.