New F-21 Fighter Could Be Amazing (Take an F-16 and Add F-22 and F-35 Tech)
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  • Death Match: Russia's New Su-35 Fighter vs.America's F-15, F-16 and More

    TNI Staff

    Security, Europe

    Who wins?

    The U.S. Air Force does not use the F-16 primarily as an air superiority fighter—the air-to-air mission is secondary—the AESA is needed to keep the venerable jet relevant. With an AESA, the F-16 could probably hold its own against the Su-35 at longer ranges—but it would still be a challenge.

    Russia’s Su-35 fighter certainly has western defense outlets buzzing--and for good reason.

    Moscow, despite heavy sanctions and an economy that has certainly seen better...


  • Lockheed Martin's F-21 (Or Super F-16) Won't Be Joining India's Air Force

    David Axe

    Security,

    According to journalist Angad Singh, the likely winner is French company Dassault’s Rafale twin-engine fighter.

    Lockheed Martin is developing a new variant of its iconic F-16 single-engine fighter in order to compete in India’s 2019 tender for 110 new warplanes.

    But don’t count on the American firm’s “F-21” to win the contract.

    According to journalist Angad Singh, the likely winner is French company Dassault’s Rafale twin-engine fighter.

    Singh explains his rationale in the...


  • F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse in California

    An F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just off March Air Reserve Base in Perris, California.

    The pilot ejected before impact just off the end of the runway, Maj. Perry Covington said. The pilot was taken to a hospital to be checked out but has no major injuries, said base spokesman Reggie Varner.

    Varner said the F-16 had a hydraulic failure which led to the crash. Authorities were investigating whether anyone on the ground was hurt.

    The base's fire department responded to the...