Raptor under threat.

In what could become one of the most infamous decisions concerning a major procurement programme in recent years, the House Appropriations Committee’s defence panel subcommittee has endorsed a proposal to remove the six F-22A Raptor next-generation fighters from the FY2000 Defense Budget. This would save $1.8 billion which it feels would be better spent on pilot retention, readiness shortfalls and ordering additional fighters of existing types — however, $1.2 billion would be included for F-22 research and development (R&D).

The committee also approved an overall defence spending bill of $266.1 billion, this is $15.5 billion more than in FY99 and

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RUSSIA close to completion CREATION competitor for the F-22

The new Russian fighter fifth-generation PAK FA, aka T-50, on its characteristics is on the same level with the South American rival the F-22 in some areas even surpasses it, reports Russia Beyond The Headlines July 7.   According to Director General of the United Aircraft Company (UAC) Misha Pogosyan, the currently in trials involving five vehicles, which allowed Russian designers to accelerate the adoption of the aircraft into service and to reduce the gap with the U.S..   For a long time the F-22 is the U.S. Air Force and is considered one of the most advanced fighter in

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On the Japanese mentality, «Cobra», RADAR AND ENGINES SU-35 — Chinese experts

Military expert Linchuan Liu gave a lengthy interview where motivated the need to buy China Russian Su-35 fighters, reports now mil.news.sina.com.cn (material provided with some cuts — approx. «VP»).   According to the views of professional …, Su-35 has stealth capabilities and the ability to make a supersonic cruising flight, but has super maneuverability thanks to the use it 117S engines with thrust vector control. Then he surpasses even what third generation fighter (meaning fourth generation — for the convenience of further understanding the global system will be used to systematize generation fighters — approx. «VP»).   Su-35 resettled massive

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For the F-22 in the United States will create a new concept of use

U.S. Air Force developed innovative implementation strategy combat squadrons consisting only of stealth fighters 5th generation F-22 «Raptor» (Raptor). On this weekly said, «Jane’s Defence Weekly.» The basic tactical unit within the latest strategy is a small group of F-22, which is meant to be used napravleniynaneseniya sudden blow to the designated target. Presumably, the continuous cycle of this battle group will be 72 hours and will include the conduct of hostilities, spirited refueling, replenishment of ammunition, and a change in position. This list features the latest strategy from the ordinary, which implies the implementation of huge fighter air groups

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For the F-22 in the United States will create a new concept of use

U.S. Air Force developed innovative implementation strategy combat squadrons consisting only of stealth fighters 5th generation F-22 «Raptor» (Raptor). On this weekly said, «Jane’s Defence Weekly.» The basic tactical unit within the latest strategy is a small group of F-22, which is meant to be used napravleniynaneseniya sudden blow to the designated target. Presumably, the continuous cycle of this battle group will be 72 hours and will include the conduct of hostilities, spirited refueling, replenishment of ammunition, and a change in position. This list features the latest strategy from the ordinary, which implies the implementation of huge fighter air groups

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RUSSIA close to completion CREATION competitor for the F-22

The new Russian fighter fifth-generation PAK FA, aka T-50, on its characteristics is on the same level with the South American rival the F-22 in some areas even surpasses it, reports Russia Beyond The Headlines July 7.   According to Director General of the United Aircraft Company (UAC) Misha Pogosyan, the currently in trials involving five vehicles, which allowed Russian designers to accelerate the adoption of the aircraft into service and to reduce the gap with the U.S..   For a long time the F-22 is the U.S. Air Force and is considered one of the most advanced fighter in

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Chinese fake F-22. FOR TWO YEARS CHINA SHOWS TWO TYPES OF STEALTH FIGHTER

South American intelligence sent enthusiasm on show from 21 June to 2-Chinese martial Web resources photo ignorant fighter coated camouflage tent and transported on a trailer on the highway Beijing — Shenyang along with other vehicles, officials of the Ministry of State Security, the political police and intelligence China. According to Izvestia Chinese media, the new fighter is designated F-60. In form it is identical to c South American F-22, but smaller, reported South American website freebeacon.com. Spetsy some have suggested that this supersonic CF L-15, but its size is more than the aircraft, in addition, has a different

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German pilots found that beat American F-22 proved not difficult

Frisky and secretive F-22 «definitely» is the best fighter air-to-air in the arsenal of favorite air force in the world. At least, wrote in 2009 of the Head of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz, U.S. Air Force. Three years later, a group of German pilots flying at its last fighter Typhoon, learned during the simulation of air combat, as you can shoot down F-22. Middle of June 150 German pilots and eight 2-motor Typhoons arrived at the Air Force base in Alaska on Eylson planned exercises, in which apart from Germany involving the United States, Japan, Australia and Poland. Eight

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Electronic «brains» F-22 MADE IN Fort Wayne

Hardly ordinary viewer numerous airshow knows where it is the flight control system for the most advanced in the world of the F-22 Raptor, which allows him to do impressive tricks in the air. This system is the main in Fort Wayne (Indiana pcs), writes The News-Sentinel August 31.   According to the newspaper, on Thursday about 50 employees of the company BAE met with the demo team F-22, arrived with 2 fighters in Fort Wayne during a transit flight on the Air Force base in the State Guard Fergyusone. This visit was used to raise the morale of

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On the Japanese mentality, «Cobra», RADAR AND ENGINES SU-35 — Chinese experts

Military expert Linchuan Liu gave a lengthy interview where motivated the need to buy China Russian Su-35 fighters, reports now mil.news.sina.com.cn (material provided with some cuts — approx. «VP»).   According to the views of professional …, Su-35 has stealth capabilities and the ability to make a supersonic cruising flight, but has super maneuverability thanks to the use it 117S engines with thrust vector control. Then he surpasses even what third generation fighter (meaning fourth generation — for the convenience of further understanding the global system will be used to systematize generation fighters — approx. «VP»).   Su-35 resettled massive

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