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Typhoon Meteor integration programme moves ahead

Pilots from each of the Eurofighter consortium's member nations have successfully completed Typhoon cockpit assessment trials, aimed at evaluating the aircraft's ability to incorporate the...

Typhoon Meteor integration programme moves ahead

Alenia unveils new MC-27J Spartan at Farnborough 2012

Alenia Aermacchi has unveiled a new, armed version of its combat-proven C-27J Spartan battlefield airlifter, at the ongoing 2012 Farnborough International Air Show, in the...

Alenia unveils new MC-27J Spartan at Farnborough 2012

Norwegian Air Force completes first test firing of ground-based ESSM

The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RnoAF) has successfully completed the first live test firing of the Raytheon Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) ground-based variant at the Andoya Rocket...

Norwegian Air Force completes first test firing of ground-based ESSM

USAF orders dismount detection radar from Raytheon

The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a contract to Raytheon for the production of four dismount detection radars (DDRs), for use on its fleet of General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper unmanned...

USAF orders dismount detection radar from Raytheon

RAF's Puma Mk2 helicopter upgrade programme moves ahead

Eurocopter has completed the first internal qualification of the UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) Puma HC Mk2 helicopter, marking a significant step forward in the Puma Life Extension Programme...

RAF's Puma Mk2 helicopter upgrade programme moves ahead

Germany receives first ASSTA 3.0 Tornados from Cassidian

The German Air Force has taken delivery of the first two Avionics Software System Tornado Ada (ASSTA) 3.0 upgraded Tornado combat aircraft from...

Germany receives first ASSTA 3.0 Tornados from Cassidian

RAF orders first A400M FFS from Airbus Military

Airbus Military has been awarded a contract to supply the first A400M Full Flight Simulator (FFS) to the UK Royal Air Force...

RAF orders first A400M FFS from Airbus Military

Russia will not deliver Yak-130 fighter jets to Syria

Russia will not deliver a previously agreed order of 40 Yak-130 fighter planes to Syria, according to a senior Russian official....

Russia will not deliver Yak-130 fighter jets to Syria

Sagem’s Hammer laser-guided weapon completes test firing

Sagem's Hammer air-to-ground guided weapon with laser terminal guidance, the SBU-64 Hammer, has been successfully tested by the French defence procurement agency DGA at the Cazaux air base,...

Sagem’s Hammer laser-guided weapon completes test firing

Russia to test Aviastar’s first Il-76MD-90A transport aircraft

Russia is preparing to test the first flying prototype of the Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A transport aircraft, Aviastar aircraft plant general director Sergei Dementyev has...

Russia to test Aviastar’s first Il-76MD-90A transport aircraft

Moroccan Air Force to receive AIM-9X missiles from Raytheon

Morocco has signed a letter of offer and acceptance (LOA) with the US government for the purchase of AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder infrared-guided, air-to-air missiles from...

Moroccan Air Force to receive AIM-9X missiles from Raytheon

BAE to begin Mantis UAV test flights in 2013

BAE Systems is planning to begin test flights of its long-endurance unmanned air vehicle (UAV), dubbed The Mantis, in UK airspace in early...

BAE to begin Mantis UAV test flights in 2013

Mozambique receives FTB-337G utility aircraft from Portugal

Portugal's defence minister, Jose Pedro Aguiar-Branco, has delivered its second decommissioned FTB-337G Milirole utility aircraft to the Mozambican Air...

Mozambique receives FTB-337G utility aircraft from Portugal

UAE and Bahraini air forces complete joint air defence exercise

The UAE and Royal Bahraini Air Force and Air Defence units have completed a bilateral air defence exercise, code-named Union of Falcons 1 / 2012, as part of a joint strategy to enhance...

UAE and Bahraini air forces complete joint air defence exercise

Israeli Cabinet approves Alenia M-346 purchase

The Israeli Air Force's (IAF) acquisition of Alenia Aermacchi's M-346 Master, under a potential $1bn deal, has been approved by the Israeli Minister's Cabinet to serve as its new advanced...

Israeli Cabinet approves Alenia M-346 purchase

Hawker Beechcraft to participate in RIAT and Farnborough Airshow 2012

Hawker Beechcraft is planning to showcase its military trainer and special mission aircraft at the forthcoming Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) and Farnborough International Airshow in...

Hawker Beechcraft to participate in RIAT and Farnborough Airshow 2012

BAE close to signing Oman Eurofighter contract

BAE Systems is close to signing a government-to-government agreement with Oman for the multi-billion pound Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet sale to the country's Air...

BAE close to signing Oman Eurofighter contract

USAF completes alcohol-based fuel tests on A-10C Thunderbolt

The US Air Force (USAF) conducted the first test flight of a new alcohol-to-jet (ATJ) fuel powered A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft on 28 June 2012, at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida,...

USAF completes alcohol-based fuel tests on A-10C Thunderbolt

Saab to provide support services for Swedish Gripen fighters

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded a series of contracts to Saab for the development, support and maintenance of the JAS 39 Gripen fighter aircraft for the Swedish...

Saab to provide support services for Swedish Gripen fighters

Taiwan accepts US proposal for F-16A/Bs upgrade

The Taiwanese Ministry of National Defense (MND) has accepted a $3.8bn arms package submitted by the US Government to upgrade its Air Force's ageing fleet of F-16A/B Fighting Falcon jets,...

Taiwan accepts US proposal for F-16A/Bs upgrade

Two RAF Tornado jets crash in Moray Firth

Two Royal Air Force Tornado jets have crashed off the Moray Firth on the north-east coast of...

Two RAF Tornado jets crash in Moray Firth