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Israeli jets hit Syrian military targets after attacking Israel’s Golan Heights

Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters hit Syrian military targets hours after thwarting an attempted infiltration from Syria by suspected militants attempting to plant explosives, the Israeli military said. In a rare statement that recognized strikes in neighboring Syria, the army said the targets included “observation posts and intelligence gathering systems, anti-aircraft artillery facilities, and command and control systems” at …

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India gets Rafale fighter jets from France, strengthening its air force

“The birds have safely landed in Ambala,” tweeted Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. “The landing of Rafale fighter jets in India marks the beginning of a new era in our military history.” Singh said the twin-engine, multi-purpose fighters would “revolutionize” the Indian Air Force (IAF). They were ordered in 2016 and have one or two seats. According to the manufacturer …

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The trade in jets annoyed Jamal Adams with Seahawks

Jamal Adams got his wish. The jets, according to a source, agreed to exchange the disgruntled security and a choice for the fourth round in 2022 with the Seahawks, in exchange for a selection for the first round in 2021, a selection for the first round in 2022, and a selection for the third Round 2021 and security Bradley McDougald. …

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Jamal Adams says Adam Gase is not the right leader for jets

New York Jets security Jamal Adams continues to try to force a trade and continues to criticize the organization’s leaders. He directs his latest volley to coach Adam Gase. “I don’t think he’s the right leader for this organization to reach the Promised Land,” Adams told the New York Daily News in an interview released Friday. “As a manager, it …

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U.S. fighter jets near the Iranian airliner, state media say

Two U.S. fighter planes approached an Iranian airliner on Thursday, forcing its pilots to quickly change altitude and injure passengers, Iranian state media reported. In the meantime, a spokesman for the US Central Command said in a statement that a fighter jet had “visually inspected” the airliner at “a safe distance”. It wasn’t immediately clear why government media reported that …

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Giants and Jets fans are not allowed in games

The MetLife stadium may be the venue for the football this fall, but fans will not be there. The Giants and Jets will play their home games “until further notice” in front of empty seats, the teams said in a joint statement Monday, citing the decision of New Jersey governor Phil Murphy that a crowd of more than 500 people …

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Boeing 747: British Airways discontinues its fleet of jumbo jets

“With great sadness, we can confirm that we are proposing to discontinue our entire 747 fleet with immediate effect,” said British Airways, the world’s largest operator of the 747-400, in a statement on Friday. The once groundbreaking jumbo jet was one of the most popular aircraft in the world, but Boeing hasn’t built a passenger version since it delivered the …

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British Airways exhibits the entire fleet of Boeing jumbo jets

(Reuters) – British Airways, the world’s largest operator of the Boeing 747, announced late Thursday that the entire jumbo jet fleet should be discontinued with immediate effect due to the corona virus pandemic downturn in the travel industry. FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 747-400 taxi from British Airways at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, February 14, 2015. REUTERS / …

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NASA Gulfstream private jets; flying astronauts and research missions

NASA operates a fleet of Gulfstream private jets, most notably flying astronauts to the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Moving astronauts is just one of the missions the Gulf Stream is tasked with, as the jets are also used for scientific research around the world. Gulfstreams also acted as space shuttles during pilot training when the program was …

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Japan announces plans for a new stealth fighter as the United States approves the sale of F-35 jets

The Department of Defense announced this week to members of the state parliament, the country’s parliament, that new sixth-generation fighters would begin production in 2031 and replace the country’s aging fleet with nearly 100 fourth-generation single-engine F-2 jets Fighters modeled on the American F-16, according to Japan’s national broadcaster NHK News. The country’s defense budget for fiscal year 2020 said …

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