Fighter Jet

Russia unveils Sukhoi Checkmate, new light fighter jet

Russia has unveiled the Sukhoi Checkmate, a new fifth-generation fighter jet intended to supplement the Su-57 and conquer the international market....


New Russian single-engine fighter jet: all we know so far

Russia is going to reveal a new fighter jet in a few days. What information do we already have about the development?...


What will be the next 5th generation fighter jet to see service?

While the sixth-generation fighter jets are on the horizon, there are still plenty of fifth-generation ones in development. What are they?...


Satellite hunters: a brief history of anti-space fighter jets

Fighter jets can attack targets on the ground and in the air. Can they reach out into space? Some can. Here’s how....


Swiss F-5 fighter jet crashes, pilot safely ejected

Swiss Air Force announced that the pilot ejected and was unhurt after its F-5 Tiger fighter jet crashed in the Alps during training....


Russia reveals details of its next 5th generation fighter jet

Russia’s next 5th gen fighter jet will weigh less than 18 tons and be Mach 2 capable, media reveals....


Biden administration doubles down on Trump’s F-35 plans

The Biden administration left the F-35 procurement plans for the financial year 2022 unchanged....


Will HAL AMCA, India’s new fighter jet, belong to 5th or 6th generation?

India is building a next-generation fighter jet: the HAL AMCA. But which generation is it, exactly?...


The story of a Soviet gun that kept destroying its own aircraft

GSh-6-30, the Soviet counterpart to the American GAU-8, was immensely powerful... As long as it did not blow up the aircraft that carried it....


Top 10 reasons to stop comparing fighter jets

Everybody loves arguing over which fighter jet is better. But does it make sense to do so?...