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Volunteers From Other Countries Who Join Fight Against Russia Can Get Citizenship: Ukraine

Foreigners who travel to Ukraine to fight alongside Ukrainian forces during the war with Russia can receive Ukrainian citizenship, a top official said on March 9. First Deputy Interior Minister Yevhen Yenin said the growing number of volunteers sign a contract and get military papers, Ukrinform reported. Volunteers are eligible for citizenship, he also said. “If…


Pentagon Awards Lockheed Martin $6.6 Billion Sustainment Contract for F-35 Fighter Jets

The Pentagon has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. annualized contracts worth up to $6.6 billion to support operations and sustainment of the global F-35 fleet, its F-35 Joint Program Office said on Monday. The air vehicle sustainment contract is for fiscal year 2021, with options for years 2022 and 2023, and is intended to reduce sustainment…


Putin Inspects New Russian Fighter Jet Unveiled at Air Show

MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin inspected a prototype of a new Sukhoi fifth-generation fighter jet on Tuesday that Russia unveiled at its annual MAKS air show with an eye on export markets. The warplane, given the project name “Checkmate,” is likely to be touted as a rival to the U.S. F-35 stealth fighter, said Oleg Panteleyev, head…


Russia to Unveil New Fighter Jet at Moscow’s Air Show

MOSCOW—Russian aircraft makers say they will present a prospective new fighter jet at a Moscow air show that opens next week. The new warplane hidden under tarpaulin was photographed being towed to a parking spot across an airfield in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, where the MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon opens Tuesday. Russian President Vladimir…


Chinese Regime’s Sixth-Gen Fighter Jet Aimed at Attacking Taiwan: Leaked Documents

As the Chinese regime continues to intimidate Taiwan by repeatedly breaching the island’s airspace and escalating tensions in the Taiwan Strait, it is developing an advanced fighter jet aircraft in secret. The Epoch Times recently obtained a military document from a trusted source which unveiled details of a concept fighter jet project, driven by China’s…