Fighter Jet

Indonesia eager to order Dassault Rafale jets by 2021

French Minister of Armed Forces Florence Parly confirmed that her Indonesian counterpart was eager to acquire 36 Dassault Rafale jets as soon as possible....


Top 10 most advanced fighter jets in 2020

As more and more superpowers of the world move to fifth-generation fighter jets, we look at the top 10 most advanced Fighter Jets in 2020!...


Boeing promises to invest $61B into Canada if it selects F-18

Boeing says it will invest $61 billion and create 250,000 jobs if Canada selects F-18 over F-35 and Gripen for its Future Fighter Capability Project.  ...


The secretive third life of F-117 Nighthawk

Few planes are as iconic and as mysterious as the F-117. Although officially retired, the Nighthawk continues to appear in one secretive exploit after another....


Chinese fighter jet crash caused by bird strike

A Chinese fighter jet suffered a bird strike in-flight during combat training. The bird strike caused a sudden engine shut down, causing the jet to crash, Chinese local media reported. The pilot ejected himself safely....


USAF already flew full-scale next-generation fighter prototype

Taking the aviation world by surprise, Dr. Will Roper, the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, revealed that a full-scale prototype of a next-generation fighter jet was already flown by the United States Air Force....


Photo of new FC-31 Chinese stealth jet prototype emerges

New photo of FC-31 Gyrfalcon, China’s second 5th generation stealth fighter and a competitor to Lockheed Martin F-35, started circulating on Chinese social media. It shows an upgraded and refurbished jet in what may have been a flight test....


Mitsubishi to obtain F-X stealth fighter jet development contract

The Japanese Defense Ministry is about to formalize Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) as the prime contractor of the future F-X fighter jet....


South Korea begins assembly of KF-X fighter jet prototype

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) began an assembly of KF-X, the first South Korean indigenous fighter jet. The plane is said to bear similarity to Lockheed Martin F-35A and eventually replace the ageing fleet of Korean F-4s and F-5s....


Sketching the 6th generation fighter jet

While countries are still developing the 5th-generation fighter jets, the most advanced so far, manufacturers around the world are already outlining the future of combat aircraft. Let's take a look at the most promising ones to try and decipher what could be the 6th generation fighter jets....