Boeing and U.S. Air Force Ink Historic Deal for F-15EX Fighter Jet

The Department of the Air Force has awarded a nearly $1.2 billion contract for its first lot of eight F-15EX fighter aircraft. The contract, awarded to Boeing, provides for the design, development, integration, manufacturing, test, verification, certification, delivery, sustainment and modification of F-15EX aircraft, including spares, support equipment, training materials, technical data and technical support.…

US fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Russian military aircraft near Alaska for the sixth time this month

US fighters intercepted four Russian military aircraft near Alaska Saturday, marking the sixth time this month Russian planes have been intercepted in the area this month. US Air Force F-22 Raptors were scrambled in response to the presence of four Russian Tu-142 reconnaissance aircraft inside the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) Saturday, North American…