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Navy admirals showed off the laser mounted to the USS Ponce Wednesday to the Pentagon press corps as the Navy announced it was confident the laser could protect the sailors aboard the Ponce, which is deployed to the Persian Gulf. As part of the media blitz, the Navy released this video showing the litany of […]

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Residents who live near bases where F-35s are stationed appealed to the Pentagon saying they feared the F-35 would be too loud and disturb neighborhoods. However, the Joint Strike Fighter program office released results on Oct.31 that found the F-35B is no louder than the F/A-18. The tests results were released ahead of the beginning […]

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A Military​.com reporter and videographer went aboard the USS Forth Worth, also known as Littoral Combat Ship 3, ahead of its deployment to the Pacific to learn about the ship and get a taste of everyday life aboard. Capt. Ken Bridgewater, commanding officer of the Fort Worth, offered a first hand walking tour of the inside […]

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This is what Air Force generals have envisioned for decades. Two sets of fifth generation fighters flew side-by-side earlier this month to practice offensive counter air, defensive counter air and interdiction missions together over Florida out of Eglin Air Force Base. It as the first time the F-35 and F-22 flew operational training missions together, Air Force […]

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China unveiled its version of the U.S. F-35 Joint Strike Fighter — the Shenyang FC-31 — at the biennial Zhuhai Air Show in a surprise to the rest of the world’s aviation community. The military aviation display comes ahead of President Obama’s visit to Beijing for the APEC summit. It also comes right before Defense Secretary […]

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