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US military begins preparations for Hurricane Matthew

Aircraft, ships, and personnel begin evacuations from Florida and US East Coast.

C-17 Globemasters, F-22 Raptors, and T-38 Talons are all shipping to bases further inland while Navy ships either shelter in place or sail for northern waters.

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Honey bees set up shop on F-22 Raptor

Honey bees 1, F-22 Raptor 0.

The US Air Force had a tiny problem when 20,000 honey bees descended on an F-22 Raptor. At least they weren't Hornets – there's a Navy joke in there somewhere.

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The Air Force needs to replace its ancient jet trainer

Think tank argues the T-38 is a danger to pilot training to fly the F-35, F-22.

US Air Force pilots are training on a jet that entered service in the 1960s, and that's a detriment to their abilities in 21st century fighters.

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Woman faces 20 years for trying to export F-35, F-22 engines to China [UPDATE]

According to the DoJ, the espionage took place between March 2011 and June 2013.

Wenxia Man was found guilty of "conspiring to export and cause the export of fighter jet engines, an unmanned aerial vehicle, and related technical documents."

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Air Force opposes restarting F-22 production, wants to prioritize F-X

Next-gen fighter would be developed in five to 10 years, rather than 20 or 30.

The USAF is pushing back against restarting F-22 production over the money, instead calling for the speedy development of the sixth-generation F-X fighter.

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USAF dispatches F-22s to Korean Peninsula amid rising tensions

America is sending one of its deadliest weapons systems to the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korean nuclear testing.

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Boeing preparing F-15 able to carry 16 air-to-air missiles?

A new variant of the venerable F-15 Eagle could be on the way, and it will allegedly carry 16 of the longest-range missiles in the US Air Force arsenal.

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F-22 Raptors to join 'European Reassurance Initiative'

The F-22 Raptor will be crossing the pond as part of US efforts to reassure European allies in the face of Russian belligerence.

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Sukhoi PAK FA T-50 shows off its best dance moves

Like its American counterparts, Russia's fifth-generation fighter has faced its trouble. Also like the Americans, its moves are absolutely breathtaking.

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Russian, US cat-and-mouse games continue in Arctic

Russian and American aircraft continue to meet in the skies, as the former pushes the latter in the east, west, south and most recently, the north. The far north.

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Best military photos of the week: November 14

After a week off, we're back with our roundup of the week's best military photos. It's a smaller gallery this week, with only eight photos, but there are still some exciting shots, starting with the image above.

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Whistleblower suit claims Northrop faked tests of crucial GPS system

A whistleblower lawsuit is casting light on some questionable testing practices at defense contractor Northrop Grumman. According to Todd Donaldson, the Northrop employee filing the suit, the company sold GPS systems to the Department of Defense after faking a crucial part of testing.

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F-22 Raptor makes combat debut nine years after entering service

Nearly nine years after it entered service, the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor has finally seen its first combat duty. The troubled, expensive stealth plane, which was originally intended to be America's primary, next-gen fighter until its early cancellation in 2011, took part in the airstrikes against Syria and the Islamic State earlier this week.