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Russian servicemen next to S-400 surface-to-air missiles after their deployment near Kaliningrad.

The US keeps warning Turkey that buying Russia’s S-400 missile system means it can’t have the F-35, but Turkey keeps doubling down

US lawmakers and the Trump administration have warned Turkey not to buy Russia's advanced air-defense system, but Ankara is undeterred.
The aircraft, designated AX-6, is the second F-35A assembled at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ F-35 Final Assembly & Check-Out (FACO) facility in Nagoya, Japan and is the first to be assigned to the JASDF’s 3rd Air Wing, 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan.

Japan lost an F-35 in the Pacific, and the US is in trouble if Russia or China find it first

Experts say Russia and China will do anything to get a look at the crashed F-35 jet and undermine the next several decades of US airpower.
Two Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, flown by 29 (R) Squadron from RAF Coningsby. The Typhoon in the foreground (left) can been seen with the RAF 100 colours painted on its tail, to commemorate the Royal Air Force Centenary Celebrations. The Typhoon FGR.Mk 4 is a highly capable and extremely agile fourth-generation multi-role combat aircraft, capable of being deployed for the full spectrum of air operations, including air policing, peace support and high-intensity conflict.

NATO will lose its next air war to Putin’s ‘formidable beasts’ if it waits for the F-35 to save it

NATO is at a huge disadvantage against Russia, which has cheap and deadly systems capable of downing NATO's legacy aircraft by the hundreds.
The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a long-range, high subsonic unmanned air vehicle completed its inaugural flight March 5, 2019 at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona.

The US Air Force just tested a stealth combat drone for suicide missions against Russia and China

With a range of between 1,500 and 2,000 nautical miles, the Valkyrie far outranges US stealth fighters or fighters of any kind.
Turkey's first F-35.

Russia could destroy the F-35 from within with a missile-defense sale to Turkey

Russia has failed to field a new fighter to compete with the US's F-35, but if its missile defense systems can get an inside look, it may not need to.
Boeing's F-15X concept.

Senators are urging Trump to stick with F-35s as the US eyes buying new souped-up F-15 fighter jets

The senators cited a price of $100 million per new F-15, but that figure may be off.
An F-35B with an external weapons load begins a short takeoff from the amphibious assault ship USS America.

US stealth jets train for high-end combat in the Pacific, as a furious China flaunts ‘carrier killer’ missiles

F-22 fighters and B-2 bombers are the US's most high-end platforms, designed to work as "door kickers," or the opening punch in a war.
An F-35B Lightning II aircraft belonging to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, the fixed wing component of 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit's Aviation Combat Element, takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp.

F-35s train in air-combat ‘beast mode’ in the Pacific after China deploys ‘carrier-killer’ missiles

The F-35 normally carries weapons internally to evade radars, but the Marines just showed it can pack a ton of firepower in 'Beast Mode.'
A rendering of what the new paint scheme will look like on the F-16.

A US Air Force F-16 painted like Russia’s Su-57 could give the US a major combat advantage

The jet with Russia's "digital shark" paint scheme will soon simulate air combat against US fighters like F-15s, F-22s, and F-35s.
J-20

China’s J-20 stealth fighter has no cannon — and it shows the jet can’t dogfight with the US

Today's F-22s, J-20s, Su-35s, and other highly maneuverable jets give the guns an "extremely limited use" in combat, a former Marine said.