Airforce Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.airforce-technology.com web site http://www.airforce-technology.com/ en-us http://www.airforce-technology.com/ Airforce Technology-Updates http://www.airforce-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Australia and the US order E/A-18 joint tactical terminal-receivers from DRS http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-us-order-ea-18-joint-tactical-terminal-receivers-from-drs-4495904 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-us-order-ea-18-joint-tactical-terminal-receivers-from-drs-4495904 DRS Technologies has been awarded a contract to supply joint tactical terminal-receivers (JTT-R) systems to the Australian Defence Force and the US Navy. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Colombian Air Force grounds IAI-built Kfir aircraft fleet http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscolombian-air-force-grounds-iai-built-kfir-aircraft-fleet-4495583 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newscolombian-air-force-grounds-iai-built-kfir-aircraft-fleet-4495583 The Colombian Air Force (FAC) has reportedly grounded its entire fleet of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)-built Kfir C-10 all-weather, multirole combat aircraft. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT New DARPA software will help unnamed aircraft operate in teams http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnew-darpa-software-will-help-unnamed-aircraft-operate-in-teams-4495587 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnew-darpa-software-will-help-unnamed-aircraft-operate-in-teams-4495587 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued a special notice inviting interested companies to participate in the select Phase I of its collaborative operations in denied environment (CODE) programme. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Oshkosh to supply Striker ARFF vehicles to USAF http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsoshkosh-to-supply-striker-arff-vehicles-to-usaf-4495613 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsoshkosh-to-supply-striker-arff-vehicles-to-usaf-4495613 Oshkosh Airport Products has received a contract to supply Striker aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicles to the US Air Force (USAF). Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT USAF confirms plan to re-evaluate bids for 3DELRR contract http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-confirms-plan-to-re-evaluate-bids-for-3delrr-contract-4495591 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-confirms-plan-to-re-evaluate-bids-for-3delrr-contract-4495591 The US Air Force (USAF) has confirmed its plans to re-evaluate bids submitted for its next-generation 3D expeditionary long-range radar (3DELRR) contract. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT EDA advances to second phase of European air transport fleet programme http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newseda-advances-to-second-phase-of-european-air-transport-fleet-programme-4494553 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newseda-advances-to-second-phase-of-european-air-transport-fleet-programme-4494553 The European Defence Agency (EDA) has entered into the second phase of its strategy to address the airlift shortfall in the European Union. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT UK MoD awards Typhoon support contract extension to BAE http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-awards-typhoon-support-contract-extension-to-bae-4494568 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-awards-typhoon-support-contract-extension-to-bae-4494568 BAE Systems has secured a contract to extend the Typhoon Availability Service (TAS) for the in-service support of the UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon fleet. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Israeli Air Force to install new radar in F-15I fighters http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsisraeli-air-force-to-install-new-radar-in-f-15i-fighters-4494563 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsisraeli-air-force-to-install-new-radar-in-f-15i-fighters-4494563 The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is reportedly planning to install a new advanced radar system in its fleet of Boeing-built F-15I Strike Eagle aircraft in the coming years. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT UAE likely to supply Mirage 2000-9 fighters to Iraqi Air Force http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsuae-likely-to-supply-mirage-2000-9-fighters-to-iraqi-air-force-4493293 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsuae-likely-to-supply-mirage-2000-9-fighters-to-iraqi-air-force-4493293 The UAE Government is reportedly planning to transfer up to ten of its Mirage 2000-9 multi-role combat aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) in March this year. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Indra wins contract to develop new radar for Eurofighter Typhoon http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsindra-wins-contract-to-develop-new-radar-for-eurofighter-typhoon-4493305 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsindra-wins-contract-to-develop-new-radar-for-eurofighter-typhoon-4493305 Spanish company Indra has secured a €90m contract to develop the new radar system Captor-E for Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role combat aircraft. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Classified F-35 data remains secure despite hacking, says Pentagon http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsclassified-f-35-data-remains-secure-despite-hacking-says-pentagon-4493324 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsclassified-f-35-data-remains-secure-despite-hacking-says-pentagon-4493324 The US Department of Defense (DoD) has claimed that all classified data about the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) programme remains secure despite the alleged hacking attempts by China. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Israel deploys Iron Dome batteries in north to counter retaliatory attacks http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsisrael-deploys-iron-dome-batteries-in-north-to-counter-retaliatory-attacks-4493299 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsisrael-deploys-iron-dome-batteries-in-north-to-counter-retaliatory-attacks-4493299 The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) has reportedly deployed several Iron Dome anti-missile defence systems to the North in anticipation of possible retaliation by Hezbollah and Iran. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Japan selects Northrop's Global Hawk and E-2D Advanced Hawkeye for ISR missions http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsjapan-selects-northrops-global-hawk-and-e-2d-advanced-hawkeye-for-isr-missions-4492135 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsjapan-selects-northrops-global-hawk-and-e-2d-advanced-hawkeye-for-isr-missions-4492135 The Japanese Ministry of Defence (MoD) has selected two Northrop Grumman-built aircraft systems to enhance the country's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT UK MoD awards Falkland Islands SAR support helicopter services contract to AAR http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-awards-falkland-islands-sar-support-helicopter-services-contract-to-aar-4492193 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-awards-falkland-islands-sar-support-helicopter-services-contract-to-aar-4492193 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a contract to AAR to provide search and rescue (SAR) and support helicopter services in the Falkland Islands. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT The integration game – Raytheon UK’s new multilayered ISR solutions http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurethe-integration-game-raytheon-uks-new-multilayered-isr-solutions-4490606/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/features/featurethe-integration-game-raytheon-uks-new-multilayered-isr-solutions-4490606/ The mass of intelligence gathered by sensors aboard surveillance aircraft needs to be rapidly processed alongside other information to support real-time decision making in the field. Raytheon UK has launched a highly interoperable ISR software platfo… Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT USAF orders additional combat survivor evader locator radios from Boeing http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-orders-additional-combat-survivor-evader-locator-radios-from-boeing-4492126 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-orders-additional-combat-survivor-evader-locator-radios-from-boeing-4492126 Boeing has been awarded contracts for the delivery of additional combat survivor evader locator (CSEL) radios to the US Air Force (USAF). Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Indian Air Force receives first series production Tejas light combat aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsindian-air-force-receives-first-series-production-tejas-light-combat-aircraft-4491081 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsindian-air-force-receives-first-series-production-tejas-light-combat-aircraft-4491081 The Indian Air Force (IAF) has taken delivery of the first series production of Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) facility in Bangalore, India. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Fokker signs F-35 wing component production agreement with Lockheed http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsfokker-signs-f-35-wing-component-production-agreement-with-lockheed-4491021 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsfokker-signs-f-35-wing-component-production-agreement-with-lockheed-4491021 Fokker has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin for the production of additional wing components for the next batches of F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT USAF to start ICBM nuclear satellite terminal upgrade testing this month http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-to-start-icbm-nuclear-satellite-terminal-upgrade-testing-this-month-4491043 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-to-start-icbm-nuclear-satellite-terminal-upgrade-testing-this-month-4491043 The US Air Force (USAF) is set to begin operational testing of the upgraded nuclear satellite communication terminals that connect US leaders to Minuteman combat crews in the event of a nuclear attack this month. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Yak-152 Primary Trainer Aircraft http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/yak-152-primary-trainer-aircraft/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/yak-152-primary-trainer-aircraft/ Yak-152 is a new generation primary trainer aircraft being developed by Yakovlev Design Bureau, a part of Irkut Corporation. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT