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Northrop’s Joint STARS JT-8D engines completes flight testing

Northrop Grumman has successfully completed flight testing of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) test-bed aircraft, marking its progression towards...

Northrop’s Joint STARS JT-8D engines completes flight testing

USAF orders Wasp AE SUAS from AeroVironment

The US Air Force has placed a $2.5m contract with AeroVironment for delivery of its newly launched Wasp AE small unmanned aircraft system...

USAF orders Wasp AE SUAS from AeroVironment

Airbus Military to supply eight C295 aircraft to Oman

Airbus Military has been awarded a contract for the supply of eight C295 military transport aircraft to the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), in a bid to help boost its tactical transport...

Airbus Military to supply eight C295 aircraft to Oman

Boeing delivers third Peace Eye AEW&C Aircraft to ROKAF

The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) has received its third Peace Eye 737 airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft from Boeing at ROKAF Base Gimhae, South Korea, ahead of...

Boeing delivers third Peace Eye AEW&C Aircraft to ROKAF

US military aircraft feature counterfeit China parts, claims report

Large numbers of counterfeit Chinese electronic parts have been used in the construction of US military equipment, a Senate Armed Services Committee report has revealed....

US military aircraft feature counterfeit China parts, claims report

US supports Taiwan F-16 fighter sale

The US House of Representatives has voted in favour of the sale of 66 F-16C/D fighter-jets to Taiwan in a bid to close a growing military gap with China, with the sale now due for Senate...

US supports Taiwan F-16 fighter sale

PLAAF to induct Chengdu J-20 aircraft by 2018

The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) of China will induct the Chengdu J-20 fighter aircraft by early 2018, the US Department of Defense (DoD) said in an annual assessment...

PLAAF to induct Chengdu J-20 aircraft by 2018

GA-ASI validates new open payload architecture for Predator B UAS

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) has validated a new open payload architecture during Sovereign payload capability demonstration (SPCD) at its Gray Butte Flight Operations...

GA-ASI validates new open payload architecture for Predator B UAS

Russia receives first modernised An-124-100 aircraft

The Russian Air Force has taken delivery of three modernised Antonov An-124-100 super-heavy transport aircraft, Air Force spokesman colonel Vladimir Drik...

Russia receives first modernised An-124-100 aircraft

RAF receives eighth C-17 Globemaster III from Boeing

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has taken delivery of the eighth C-17 Globemaster III heavy-lift transport aircraft from Boeing, at its final assembly facility in Long Beach,...

RAF receives eighth C-17 Globemaster III from Boeing

Russia seeks potential buyers for Su-30 aircraft sale

Russia is considering selling a batch of 18 Sukhoi Su-30 multirole fighter aircraft, which were returned by India in 2003....

Russia seeks potential buyers for Su-30 aircraft sale

USAF B-1 aircrew evaluate laser JDAM

The US Air Force has conducted an air to ground weapon system evaluation programme (WSEP) exercise, dubbed Combat Hammer, to evaluate its laser joint direct attack munitions...

USAF B-1 aircrew evaluate laser JDAM

RSAF to buy Pilatus PC-21 trainer in package deal with BAE

The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) is considering buying 55 Pilatus PC-21 expanded envelope trainer aircraft as its new lead-in pilot...

RSAF to buy Pilatus PC-21 trainer in package deal with BAE

Azerbaijan to receive Russian combat helicopters by late 2012

Russia is scheduled to complete the delivery of 64 combat helicopters to Azerbaijan by the end of...

Azerbaijan to receive Russian combat helicopters by late 2012

Vanguard Space to support USAF AEHF satellite programme

Lockheed Martin has awarded a subcontract to Vanguard Space Technologies for the fabrication and testing of two spacecraft bus structures in support of the US Air Force's (USAF) Advanced...

Vanguard Space to support USAF AEHF satellite programme

South Korea and US conduct Max Thunder exercises

The US and the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) have conducted aerial refuelling drills as part of the ongoing bilateral joint air exercise, called Max Thunder, at Kwangju Air Base in South...

South Korea and US conduct Max Thunder exercises

USAF reveals basing criteria for its KC-46A tanker aircraft

The US Air Force (USAF) has released the guidelines that will determine candidate bases for the new KC-46A tanker formal training unit (FTU) and the first two main operating bases...

USAF reveals basing criteria for its KC-46A tanker aircraft

Newtec equips Euro Hawk UAS with satellite communication technology

Newtec has equipped the Euro Hawk unmanned aerial system (UAS) with its new IP traffic enhancement and shaping technology, Cross-Layer-Optimization, which will help download data secured by the...

Newtec equips Euro Hawk UAS with satellite communication technology

USAF advised to take additional steps on F-22 Raptor

US defense secretary, Leon Panetta, has asked the US Air Force (USAF) to take additional steps to alleviate risks associated with Lockheed Martin-built F-22 Raptor...

USAF advised to take additional steps on F-22 Raptor

India’s CCS approves trainer aircraft purchase for IAF

The Indian Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has approved the purchase of 75 Pilatus PC-7 MK II basic trainers, valued around $560m, to bridge the training capability gap for the Indian Air...

India’s CCS approves trainer aircraft purchase for IAF

ITT Exelis to support USAF B-1B aircraft EW system

The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a follow-on contract to ITT Exelis as part of the ongoing maintenance and repair of the B-1B bomber aircraft's integrated electronic warfare (EW)...

ITT Exelis to support USAF B-1B aircraft EW system