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Singapore Plans to Buy F-35 Fighter Jets to Replace F-16 Fleet

Singapore Plans to Buy F-35 Fighter Jets to Replace F-16 FleetThe Air Force’s F-16s that were in service since 1998 will retire soon after 2030, Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said in a Facebook post the same day. Singapore has an annual defense budget of S$ 14.76 billion ($ 10.9 billion), the Straits Times reported in March 2018.



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Why the Air Force's Mighty F-22 Raptor Fleet Is In Serious Trouble

Why the Air Force's Mighty F-22 Raptor Fleet Is In Serious TroubleAll thanks to one storm. 



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US military grounds entire fleet of F-35s in wake of crash

US military grounds entire fleet of F-35s in wake of crashThe Department of Defense said it was investigating a fuel tube in the planes.



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With an eye on Russia, U.S. Navy re-establishing its Second Fleet

With an eye on Russia, U.S. Navy re-establishing its Second FleetBy Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States Navy is re-establishing its Second Fleet, responsible for the northern Atlantic Ocean, nearly seven years after it was disbanded as the Pentagon puts countering Russia at the heart of its military strategy. “Our National Defense Strategy makes clear that we’re back in an era of great power competition as the security environment continues to grow more challenging and complex,” Chief of U.S. Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson said on Friday. “Second Fleet will exercise operational and administrative authorities over assigned ships, aircraft and landing forces on the East Coast and northern Atlantic Ocean,” Richardson said.



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U.S. Navy relieves Seventh Fleet commander in wake of collisions in Asia

U.S. Navy relieves Seventh Fleet commander in wake of collisions in AsiaWASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy on Wednesday said it had removed Seventh Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin after a series of collisions involving its warships in Asia as the search goes on for 10 sailors missing since the latest mishap. Aucoin’s removal comes after a pre-dawn collision between a guided-missile destroyer and a merchant vessel east of Singapore and Malaysia on Monday, the fourth major incident in the U.S. Pacific Fleet this year. “Admiral Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, today relieved the commander of Seventh Fleet, Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin, due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command,” the U.S. Navy said in a press release.



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The Latest: Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander

The Latest: Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commanderTOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker (all times local):



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Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidentsTOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy dismissed the commander of the Asia-based 7th Fleet on Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its operations in the Pacific.



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Navy SEAL Killed After Fleet Week Parachute Malfunction Is Identified

Navy SEAL Killed After Fleet Week Parachute Malfunction Is IdentifiedPetty Officer First Class Remington "Remi" Peters was a member of "The Leap Frogs" parachute team.



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Elite Navy Seal Parachutist Dead After Fleet Week Accident

Elite Navy Seal Parachutist Dead After Fleet Week AccidentIt was supposed to be a highlight of New York's Fleet Week — a demonstration by the elite US Navy SEAL parachute team called the "Leap Frogs" — descending in formation near the Statue of Liberty.



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Elite Navy Seal Parachutist Dead After Fleet Week Accident

Elite Navy Seal Parachutist Dead After Fleet Week AccidentIt was supposed to be a highlight of New York's Fleet Week — a demonstration by the elite US Navy SEAL parachute team called the "Leap Frogs" — descending in formation near the Statue of Liberty.



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