New News information at Airforce Technology New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Airforce Technology Airbus conducts air-to-air refuelling between C295W and H225M helicopter Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed an air-to-air refuelling demonstration between a C295W tactical airlifter and a H225M Caracal helicopter. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Northrop Grumman and partners to support RAAF's KC-30A fleet Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services (IDS) has partnered with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) and Lufthansa Technik to provide support services for Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) fleet of KC-30A multi-ro… Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Northrop Grumman, General Electric, Leidos The US Air Force has awarded a contract modification worth $140m to Northrop Grumman Corporation in support of battlefield airborne communication node payload systems. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Leonardo wins €500m aircraft delivery contracts for Italian air force and army Leonardo has been awarded two contracts totalling €500m from the Italian National Armaments Directorate of the Italian Defence Ministry. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Israeli Air Force receives Arrow-III anti-ballistic missile The Israeli Air Force has reportedly taken delivery of an operational Arrow-III anti-ballistic missile defence system. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Elbit to supply BrightNite systems to a Nato country Elbit Systems has been contracted to supply multi-spectral BrightNite systems to an undisclosed air force in a Nato country. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nigerian Air Force air strike kills 52 people A Nigerian Air Force fighter jet has mistakenly bombed a refugee camp in the country, killing at least 52 people and injuring 120 others. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Raytheon completes factory qualification testing of USAF's GPS OCX Raytheon has achieved a significant milestone in the US Air Force's (USAF) global positioning system next-generation operational control system (GPS OCX) development programme. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Liteye and Tribalco partner to equip US military with anti UAV defence systems Liteye Systems has entered into a partnership with Tribalco in order to deliver multiple anti-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) defence systems (AUDS) to the US military. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Lockheed selects BAE to modernise F-22 Raptor’s head-up display BAE Systems has been selected to modernise the head-up display (HUD) of the US Air Force's (USAF) F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft fleet. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Diligent secures COMSEC / CCI award from US Air Force US-based business management consultant Diligent Consulting has secured an award for the Air Force (AF) Communications Secure (COMSEC) and Controlled Cryptographic Items (CCI) Accountability and Tracking (COMSEC / CCI) Tool programme. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bluedrop wins contract to support RCAF's CFTS programme Canada-based Bluedrop Training and Simulation has secured a contract from KF Aerospace Defence Programs to support the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) contracted flying training and support (CFTS) programme. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Eurofighter and NETMA sign two contracts to support Typhoon fleet Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug has concluded a five-year arrangement with Nato Eurofighter and Tornado Management Organisation (NETMA) in order to boost the Eurofighter Typhoon fleet worldwide. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT USAF names preferred locations to host F-35A, KC-46A and MQ-9 Reaper The US Air Force (USAF) has selected preferred locations for its future F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter, KC-46A Pegasus and MQ-9 Reaper aircraft. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT CAE wins $762m training services contracts from RCAF and US Army CAE has received two training services contracts totalling C$1bn ($762m) from the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and the US Army. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT GKN to continue to provide Gripen engine support in Sweden GKN Aerospace will continue to support Gripen RM12 engines, as part of a three-year contract extension signed with the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV). Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Report: China emerges as the biggest supplier of arms to Ghana Ghana, which has limited and relatively underdeveloped domestic defence production capabilities, historically imported most of its weapon systems from China, according a report by Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI). Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: AAI, VSE Corporation, GKN Aerospace AAI Corporation has won a $475m-worth contract to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) services for mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT French DGA places order for fourth MQ-9 Reaper UAV The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has placed an order for a fourth MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT DARPA awards ALIAS programme Phase III contract to Sikorsky Sikorsky has been contracted to work on the third phase of the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) aircrew labour in-cockpit automation system (ALIAS) programme. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT