Britain's Royal Air Force says that two of its jets deployed in Estonia have been scrambled twice in recent days to intercept Russian aircraft
But the stealth plane has some competition.
Four U.S. Air Force F-35A stealth fighters on May 31, 2019 arrived at Payerne air base in Switzerland.
The F-35s are scheduled to remain at the base until June 14, 2019 in support of F-35-maker Lockheed Martin in its bid to win the Swiss air force’s $8-billion tender for up to 40 new fighters.
The Swiss air force in April 2019 began evaluating the first of five different fighter types.
On April 12, 2019, two Eurofighter Typhoons...
Over the past half-century, the US military has relied on its dominance of the air to control the battlefield.
But waging the fight from above hasn't gotten the job done, and the true lessons of air power aren't being taught, writes retired Air Force officer William J. Astore.
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