Archive for December 26th, 2017

Beriev patents carrier-based AEW aircraft design

Posted in Navy, Research on December 26th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Beriev Aircraft Scientific Center has received a patent for the design of a V-tail jet-powered aircraft capable of taking off from ski-jump equipped carriers.

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Source: Beriev
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Japan said to be interested in acquiring F-35Bs

Posted in Air Force, Industry on December 26th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A report by Tokyo Shimbun says Japan is considering the purchase of F-35Bs so that it can deploy fighters further south in the Okinawa Prefecture.

F-35B at Edwards AFB in July 2014
By U.S. Navy photo/Released [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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