The Netherlands DECIDE TO BUY F-35

Netherlands September 17 announced that the country has chosen fighter F-35 as a substitute fleet of combat aircraft F-16, said the same day Defense News. This choice was made after a 15-year-old «Odyssey» when the Netherlands ranged in choosing promising Air Force combat aircraft. «F-35 is an excellent choice for development obmyslennym sverhtehnologichny Force aimed to the future. From a military point of view, the F-35 offers the greatest number of options, it is a more promising option, «reads the official statement of the Dutch government. Netherlands will buy 37 F-35A fighters in ordinary takeoff and landing, which are countless

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AND BASED ON HILL ERA BEGINS F-35

On the basis of Hill Air Force (, Utah) held a festive ceremony on arrival of the first stealth fighter fifth-generation F-35A Lightning-2, Military Times reported on September 22. At a ceremony on Friday accepted the role of Senator Orrin Hatch (Orrin Hatch). Fighter arrived at the base on September 13, with base Nellis (Nevada, 422-I test and evaluation squadron). Company and Lockheed Martin Ogden Air Logistics Complex will work together to produce a public-private partnership. Based on the Hill can be located first two drill Fighter Squadron F-35A. As a result, the F-35 fighter 3 versions will vary tactical

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F-35 FIRST FELL BELOW 100 MILLION

September 27 U.S. Department of Defense stated that formed two regular contract with Lockheed Martin for the acquisition of 71 F-35 fighter in the amount of 7.8 billion dollars, the price of which has declined substantially, reports agency Reuters. The sixth game of 36 fighters price has 4.4 billion dollars, the second agreement contains 35 aircraft at the cost of $ 3.4 billion cost of the 1st aircraft second consignment will reach 103 million, and that of the same parameter fighter seventh installment fall up to $ 98 million This is the first time when the price of the F-35

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NORTHROP GRUMMAN SHOWED LASER WEAPONS FOR F-35

The American company Northrop Grumman presented the latest development, which she plans to continue to be installed on the F-35 fighters: using a laser gun South American engineers are going to protect combat aircraft missing from Libyan warehouses with portable anti-aircraft missile complexes Promising laser for fighter fifth generation F-35 received the title of «Security resource Reset risks» (Threat Nullification Defensive Resource, ThNDR), it is not a weapon of attack, and is designed for defense. It is noted that Northrop Grumman makes it at his own expense without funding the Pentagon, but the company put their trust that the U.S.

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The Netherlands DECIDE TO BUY F-35

Netherlands September 17 announced that the country has chosen fighter F-35 as a substitute fleet of combat aircraft F-16, said the same day Defense News. This choice was made after a 15-year-old «Odyssey» when the Netherlands ranged in choosing promising Air Force combat aircraft. «F-35 is an excellent choice for development obmyslennym sverhtehnologichny Force aimed to the future. From a military point of view, the F-35 offers the greatest number of options, it is a more promising option, «reads the official statement of the Dutch government. Netherlands will buy 37 F-35A fighters in ordinary takeoff and landing, which are countless

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AND BASED ON HILL ERA BEGINS F-35

On the basis of Hill Air Force (, Utah) held a festive ceremony on arrival of the first stealth fighter fifth-generation F-35A Lightning-2, Military Times reported on September 22. At a ceremony on Friday accepted the role of Senator Orrin Hatch (Orrin Hatch). Fighter arrived at the base on September 13, with base Nellis (Nevada, 422-I test and evaluation squadron). Company and Lockheed Martin Ogden Air Logistics Complex will work together to produce a public-private partnership. Based on the Hill can be located first two drill Fighter Squadron F-35A. As a result, the F-35 fighter 3 versions will vary tactical

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F-35 FIRST FELL BELOW 100 MILLION

September 27 U.S. Department of Defense stated that formed two regular contract with Lockheed Martin for the acquisition of 71 F-35 fighter in the amount of 7.8 billion dollars, the price of which has declined substantially, reports agency Reuters. The sixth game of 36 fighters price has 4.4 billion dollars, the second agreement contains 35 aircraft at the cost of $ 3.4 billion cost of the 1st aircraft second consignment will reach 103 million, and that of the same parameter fighter seventh installment fall up to $ 98 million This is the first time when the price of the F-35

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F-35 ROBOT WILL

The possibility of creating a military drone-based fighter-bomber piloted the fifth generation F-35 does not exclude from military experts at the U.S. Naval Academy. Most of the actions of the current version control Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter is automated — for comparison, the size of its board software is 9 million lines of code, which is much more, if in the F-22. Lockheed Martin managers say that their secret Skunk Works division covers all directions of the fighter. Estimated test intensively tested in July F-35 has a pronounced emphasis on the «partial manned» and remote monitoring. Due to

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UPGRADE LOCKHEED MARTIN F-93 FIGHTER 35

Lockheed Martin company can get a contract for the modernization of 93 promising fighters F-35 Lightning II. As reported by Flightglobal, aircraft manufactured or ordered on the initial steps applets Joint Strike Fighter, is planned to improve versions of Block 2B, 3i and 3F.   Probable price contract is not specified. Coupled with the fact the Lexington Institute analyst (Lexington Institute) Dan Goor (Dan Goure), which refers to the publication, said that the cost of upgrading will be significant.   In order to avoid unnecessary costs on the following upgrades to the aircraft the U.S. Defense Department, namely, decided

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EDITOR AVIATION WEEK BENEFITS DESIGN CALLED J-31 COMPARED WITH F-35

According to media reports, on Wednesday, the layout of the second type of Chinese stealth fighter J-31 made the first flight from the airfield industrial Shenyang Aircraft Corporation (SAC, Liaoning Province). The flight lasted about 11 minutes.   English Aviation Combat Aircraft Monthly magazine said that this layout resettled Russian engines with «average thrust,» but in the future will be equipped with Chinese WS-13 turbofans.   Past deputy editor of the magazine Aviation Aviation World Weekly Bai Wei (Bai Wei) said that, as the South American F-22 and F-35 fighter jets Chinese J-20 and J-31 will complement each other.

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