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 Global Soldier Modernization Market 2015-2025 http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/technical-publications/global-soldier-modernization-air/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/technical-publications/global-soldier-modernization-air/ An introduction to the report on the global soldier modernization market 2015-2025. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Israeli Air Force begins absorption process of David's Sling air defence system http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsisraeli-air-force-begins-absorption-process-of-davids-sling-air-defence-system-4611527 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsisraeli-air-force-begins-absorption-process-of-davids-sling-air-defence-system-4611527 The Israeli Air Force's (IAF) Air Defense Division has established a founding team, marking the start of the absorption process of the David's Sling Weapon System (DSWS) also known as 'Magic Wand'. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT US and Polish Air Forces conduct electronic warfare exercise http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-and-polish-air-forces-conduct-electronic-warfare-exercise-4611544 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsus-and-polish-air-forces-conduct-electronic-warfare-exercise-4611544 The US Air Force (USAF) and the Polish Air Force have jointly participated in Ramstein Guard, an electronic warfare Nato exercise in which Poland was the lead nation. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT BAE to continue support of RSAF’s AGC Flying Training Institute http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsbae-to-continue-support-of-rsafs-agc-flying-training-institute-4611390 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsbae-to-continue-support-of-rsafs-agc-flying-training-institute-4611390 The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) has awarded a contract extension to BAE Systems to support its Air Grading Centre (AGC) - Flying Training Institute (FTI) from its flight training academy located in Tamworth, New South Wales. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT India’s HAL completes hot weather flight trials of new LCH http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsindias-hal-completes-hot-weather-flight-trials-of-new-lch-4611378 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsindias-hal-completes-hot-weather-flight-trials-of-new-lch-4611378 Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has successfully completed the hot weather flight trials of its light combat helicopter (LCH) at Jodhpur, India. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Erickson to train Uruguayan Air Force helicopter pilots http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newserickson-to-train-uruguayan-air-force-helicopter-pilots-4610361 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newserickson-to-train-uruguayan-air-force-helicopter-pilots-4610361 Erickson has received a contract from Chilcott, on behalf of US Southern Command, to deliver flight currency training for the Uruguayan Air Force helicopter pilots (Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya or FAU). Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT DA Defence’s A-4 Skyhawks support German Air Force training in Italy http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsda-defences-a-4-skyhawks-support-german-air-force-training-in-italy-4610263 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsda-defences-a-4-skyhawks-support-german-air-force-training-in-italy-4610263 Discovery Air Defence Services (DA Defence) has deployed McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawks to offer training support to the German Air Force Eurofighters on deployment in Italy. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT USAF failed to fully assess cost savings of A-10 divestment, says GAO report http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-failed-to-fully-assess-cost-savings-of-a-10-divestment-says-gao-report-4610365 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-failed-to-fully-assess-cost-savings-of-a-10-divestment-says-gao-report-4610365 The US Air Force (USAF) has not fully assessed the cost savings related with A-10 divestment or its alternatives proposed, according to a new report released by the US Government accountability office (GAO). Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Iraq’s F-16 fighter jet crashed in US during night training mission http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsiraqs-f-16-fighter-jet-crashed-in-us-during-night-training-mission-4610265 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsiraqs-f-16-fighter-jet-crashed-in-us-during-night-training-mission-4610265 An Iraqi Air Force's F-16 fighter jet has reportedly crashed in Arizona near the US-Mexico border during a night training mission. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Italian Air Force unveils new HH-101A Caesar helicopter http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsitalian-air-force-unveils-new-hh-101a-caesar-helicopter-4609193 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsitalian-air-force-unveils-new-hh-101a-caesar-helicopter-4609193 The Italian Air Force has unveiled its new AgustaWestland-built HH-101A special operations helicopter at its Cervia air base, near Venice. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Antonov completes first phase of Ukraine's AN-26 modernisation http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsantonov-completes-first-phase-of-ukraines-an26-modernisation-4609395 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsantonov-completes-first-phase-of-ukraines-an26-modernisation-4609395 Aircraft manufacturing and services firm Antonov, part of the Ukrainian Defense Industry (Ukroboronprom), has successfully completed the first phase of Ukraine's AN−26 transport aircraft modernisation programme. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Boeing delivers final C-17 Globemaster III aircrew training simulator to USAF http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsboeing-delivers-final-c-17-globemaster-iii-aircrew-training-simulator-to-usaf-4609197 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsboeing-delivers-final-c-17-globemaster-iii-aircrew-training-simulator-to-usaf-4609197 Boeing has delivered the 28th and final C-17 Globemaster III aircrew training simulator to the US Air Force's (USAF) Shepherd Field Air National Guard Base, Martinsburg, West Virginia. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT SCOTTY Lands Helicopter Contract http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/scotty-group/pressscotty-lands-helicopter-contract.html http://www.airforce-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/scotty-group/pressscotty-lands-helicopter-contract.html SCOTTY is happy to announce that it has landed an important contract with a helicopter fleet owner for beyond line-of-sight airborne telemedicine and transmission of surveillance video. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:16:00 GMT USAF selects Booz Allen as a prime contractor for $7.9bn Netcents-2 programme http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-selects-booz-allen-as-a-prime-contractor-for-79bn-netcents-2-programme-4608333 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsusaf-selects-booz-allen-as-a-prime-contractor-for-79bn-netcents-2-programme-4608333 The US Air Force (USAF) has selected Booz Allen Hamilton as a prime contractor for the $7.9bn network-centric solutions-2 (Netcents-2) network operations and infrastructure solutions contract for US Air Force IT programmes. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT UK’s F-35 Lightning II aircraft begins ski-jump launch testing http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsuks-f-35-lightning-ii-aircraft-begins-ski-jump-launch-testing-4608177 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsuks-f-35-lightning-ii-aircraft-begins-ski-jump-launch-testing-4608177 The F35 Lightning II Pax River Integrated Test Force (ITF) has started testing the short takeoff capability for the Lightning II, with the launch of the aircraft into the skies from a ski-jump. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Afghanistan receives fourth Lockheed-built C-130 Hercules aircraft from US http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsafghanistan-receives-fourth-lockheed-built-c-130-hercules-aircraft-from-us-4608328 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsafghanistan-receives-fourth-lockheed-built-c-130-hercules-aircraft-from-us-4608328 Afghanistan has received the fourth and final Lockheed Martin-built C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft from the US. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Northrop to deliver anti-missile system US Air Force Reserve Command and ANG http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-to-deliver-anti-missile-system-us-air-force-reserve-command-and-ang-4608171 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-to-deliver-anti-missile-system-us-air-force-reserve-command-and-ang-4608171 Northrop Grumman has secured a contract from Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA) to provide an advanced anti-missile system to the US Air National Guard (ANG) and Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC). Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Su-34 (Su-32) Fullback Fighter Bomber http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/su34/ http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/su34/ The Su-34 (also known as Su-27IB) fighter bomber has been developed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau Joint Stock Company in Moscow and the Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association at Novosibirsk, Russia. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:02:00 GMT Airbus resumes A400M deliveries after Spain’s DGAM withdraws restrictions http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsairbus-resumes-a400m-deliveries-after-spains-dgam-withdraws-restrictions-4607158 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsairbus-resumes-a400m-deliveries-after-spains-dgam-withdraws-restrictions-4607158 Airbus Defence and Space has resumed deliveries of its A400M aircraft after Spanish regulator DGAM lifted all remaining flight restrictions on new production aircraft. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Italian Air Force conducts training missions with M-346 and Eurofighter http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsitalian-air-force-conducts-training-missions-with-m-346-and-eurofighter-4607152 http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsitalian-air-force-conducts-training-missions-with-m-346-and-eurofighter-4607152 The Italian Air Force's (ITAF) 61st Air Wing has deployed Alenia Aermacchi-built A M-346 trainer aircraft to the Grosseto Air Base in order to test its capability as an 'aggressor'. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT