Canadian Supreme Court orders Vice Media to hand over materials related to suspected ISIS fighter

Canada’s Supreme Court has ordered a Vice Media reporter to hand over material gathered on an accused terrorist, raising questions about the rights of journalists. The outlet called the ruling a “dark day for press freedom.” In a unanimous 9-0 ruling on Friday, the court ordered that reporter Ben Makuch must hand over his materials […]

UFC fighter Paige VanZant and model Charlotte McKinney told us how they deal with stalkers and harassers on Instagram

Web Summit People ought to think twice about harassing Paige VanZant online. She punches people for a living. But they do it anyway. UFC fighter VanZant and model Charlotte McKinney told us how they deal with creepy or dangerous online fans. McKinney has a time-delay tactic to avoid stalkers, who have harassed her family members. […]

Watch Russia’s Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet up close in refuel test-flight (VIDEO)

Russia’s newest supersonic Su-57 stealth fighter jet was filmed performing a mid-air refueling simulation. The footage was captured from the cockpit of a Su-30SM fighter, as well as from the ramp of the An-12 transport aircraft. Imitating a refueling formation, test pilot guru Sergey Bogdan lined up his Su-57 for a 10-minute mid-air pitstop behind […]

Fighter jet off USS Ronald Reagan crashes in Philippine Sea, both pilots rescued

An F/A-18 naval fighter jet from the aircraft carrier USS ‘Ronald Reagan’ crashed into the Philippine Sea near Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture, with both pilots rescued. The aircraft crashed after suffering a “mechanical issue” while traveling on a routine mission in the Philippine Sea, the US Navy said in a statement, adding that both pilots successfully […]

China’s newest 5th-generation stealth fighter jets perform stunts during airshow (VIDEO)

Several cutting-edge J-20 fighter jets have made a rare appearance in China, performing at the opening of the country’s largest airshow. The planes have proved to be truly “stealthy,” mostly avoiding the camera since their launch. The airshow kicked off in the coastal city of Zhuhai on Tuesday and will last until the end of […]

Iran inaugurates mass production of homemade fighter jet (VIDEO)

Iran’s defense minister has launched the production of a domestically-designed fourth-generation fighter jet, just as Tehran is bracing for sweeping US sanctions, expected to come into effect early next week. “Soon the required number of these planes will be produced and put at the service of the Air Force,” Defense Minister Brigadier-General Amir Hatami said, […]

Russian-made MiG fighter jet crashes in Egypt, triggering joint probe

A newly-bought Egyptian Air Force MiG-29 jet has crashed during a training flight, prompting both Cairo and the Russian manufacturer to investigate. The Egyptian military says a flight control system error is to blame. The pilot had to eject and is alive, the Egyptian defense ministry said in a statement.“The fighter jet has crashed during […]

Russian fighter jets fly upside-down, fire missiles in spectacular stratospheric drills (VIDEO)

Russian pilots honed their skills in gaining air superiority in case of a surprise attack during the drills in southern Russia. Footage from cameras strapped to fighter jets has captured the simulated high-intensity air fight. A video released by the Russian Defense Ministry shows Su-30M2 and Su-27SM fighter jets being scrambled to repel an attack […]

Paro flying high as he faces German fighter ace

BRISBANE’S brilliant boxing prospect Liam Paro plans a hit and run mission against rugged German Robert Tlatlik in their Fox Sports battle at the sold-out Brisbane Convention Centre on Saturday night. The 22-year-old world No. 6 will jet off to France immediately after the fight to support his mentor Mark Flanagan as the power-punching cruiserweight […]

US Defense Secretary Mattis wants 80% of key fighter jets ready for war

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has called on the Pentagon to bring at least 80 percent of its key fighter jets to combat readiness. For a country always at war with someone, surprisingly few of its warplanes are kept sky-worthy. Consistent with Washington’s increasingly saber-rattling rhetoric, the world’s largest military is putting its money where […]