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MORE RAFALES!

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CANADA IN FULL RECOIL OVER THE TRUE COST OF REPLACING THEIR CF-18 HORNETS WITH THE F-35

Exactly as I have predicted for years (please read the over 150 position pieces and commentary updates on the F-35 boondoggle posted on this site for consistent proof), Canada looks like it is going to shop for the best jet … Read the rest of this entry

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MIRAGES!

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TYLER’S 10 THOUGHTS ON THE FUTURE OF DRONE WARFARE

1.) Drones will grow up to become droids- That’s right, autonomy is not only on the way, in many ways it exists today. Over the last decade or two, drones have been like infant children, requiring hand holding and constant … Read the rest of this entry

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THE FRENCH MAKE BEAUTIFUL FIGHTERS AND VIDEOS!

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RAFALES!

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RAFALE RISES FROM THE ASHES IN THE GULF!

The good news for France’s once faltering fighter program keeps coming! After knocking out the EF-2000 Typhoon for India’s long running MMRCA competition, news came yesterday that the seemingly hopeless deal to provide the UAE’s growing tactical air forces with … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP FEBRUARY 1st, 2011!

Sorry for a few slow days around here guys, just got back from photographing RED FLAG at Nellis AFB. Images will be filtering in to my flickr page in the coming days, you can see a few of the first … Read the rest of this entry

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ONE OF THE BEST FIGHTER VIDEOS ON THE NET

The ultimate sales brochure for the Mirage 2000! http://youtu.be/nDppZFCHo3E?hd=1

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UAE Backs The Bus Up Over Dassault!

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/dubai-uae-stings-dassaults-uncompetitive-and-unworkable-rafale-bid-365019/ Some intense statements here! That bid must be pretty fat for the UAE brass to call Dassault out to this degree. Why is the UAE after the Rafale in the first place? It’s a fine machine but they already have F-16E/Fs in … Read the rest of this entry

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French Mirage F-1 Drivers Cut Loose In Africa!

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UAE’s Air Arm Continues To Explode In Size

It’s amazing how modern and large the UAE’s Air Force has ballooned. F-16E/F, Mirage 2000-9 now the Rafale. This is a big deal for the Rafale as it will be the first export sale for the fighter. The once struggling Rafale has seen an … Read the rest of this entry

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The Rafale’s Reputation and Capabilities Grows…

          Wow, claims of .90 mach cruise at a 50% power rating?! The French can embellish but if that is true that is fantastic performance for a 4.5 generation jet. http://www.defense-aerospace.com/cgi-bin/client/modele.pl?shop=dae&modele=feature&prod=126031&cat=5  

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