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Israel to equip its Patriot system with new eyes

The Israel Air Force (IAF) is planning to upgrade its Patriot missile defence system with new cameras to assist the batteries in providing a more exact aerial image of targets including...

Israel to equip its Patriot system with new eyes

USAF plans to extend Huey aircraft service

The US Air Force (USAF) is planning to extend the operational life of the UH-1N Twin Huey for another 30 years, taking the overall service of some aircraft up to 70...

USAF plans to extend Huey aircraft service

USAF’s F-35A completes first in-flight refuelling mission

The US Air Force’s (USAF) F-35A Lightning II conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft has successfully completed its first in-flight refuelling mission while configured with external...

USAF’s F-35A completes first in-flight refuelling mission

DARPA’s ERB reveals HTV-2 second test flight report

The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) independent engineering review board (ERB) has completed the second flight review of Hypersonic Technology Vehicle...

DARPA’s ERB reveals HTV-2 second test flight report

Embraer threatens to backoff on USAF LAS contract

Embraer has warned the US Air Force (USAF) that it may not participate in the retendering of the Light Support Aircraft (LAS) contract if product requirements are...

Embraer threatens to backoff on USAF LAS contract

Exercise Bersama Shield 2012 begins

The Australian Defence Forces (ADF), along with other members of the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA), has started a multilateral exercise called Exercise Bersama Shield 2012 in the waters...

Exercise Bersama Shield 2012 begins

Russia to supply RVV-AE missiles to Malaysian Air Force

Russia’s state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport has inked a contract with Malaysia for the delivery of 35 Vympel R-77 RVV-AE air-to-air missiles for the Malaysian Air...

Russia to supply RVV-AE missiles to Malaysian Air Force

First MEADS Radar to begin integration testing

The first Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) Multifunction Fire Control Radar (MFCR) has begun integration level testing with a MEADS battle manager and launcher at Pratica di Mare...

First MEADS Radar to begin integration testing

Israeli Air Force to receive new Arrow interceptor

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) will soon receive a new advanced Arrow anti-ballistic missile system interceptor in the near future to help boost its defences in the wake of Iran’s...

Israeli Air Force to receive new Arrow interceptor

USAF orders AeroVironment Puma AE UAS

AeroVironment has been awarded a firm fixed-price contract for the delivery of its family of digital Puma All Environment (AE) Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) to the US Air Force...

USAF orders AeroVironment Puma AE UAS

Northrop’s CLIP system readies for deployment

Northrop Grumman’s Common Link Integration Processing (CLIP) system has received Milestone C acquisition approval from the US Air Force (USAF), resulting in the fielding of the...

Northrop’s CLIP system readies for deployment

Boeing supports Turkey’s Peace Eagle AEW&C programme

Boeing has started an extensive maintenance training programme for the Turkish Air Force's (TurAF) Peace Eagle Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) programme at its facility near Seattle,...

Boeing supports Turkey’s Peace Eagle AEW&C programme

ITT, BAE, L-3 team up to bid for USAF LISC

ITT Exelis, BAE, and L-3 have teamed up and formed a new joint venture - IBL JV - to bid for the US Air Force (USAF) Space Command’s planned Launch and Test Range System Integrated Support...

ITT, BAE, L-3 team up to bid for USAF LISC

AEgis to support USAF Simulation and Analysis Facility

AEgis Technologies has been awarded a contract to provide support services for the US Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), the Aeronautical System Center (ASC), Requirements and...

AEgis to support USAF Simulation and Analysis Facility

Airbus Military proposes C-295 aircraft for SAAF

Airbus Military is offering its C-295 transport aircraft to the South African Air Force (SAAF) as its new light transport and maritime surveillance aircraft, to help support national...

Airbus Military proposes C-295 aircraft for SAAF

Government defence spending reached $1.7bn in 2011

Government defence spending reached $1.738bn dollars in 2011 according to new figures from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute...

Government defence spending reached $1.7bn in 2011

RSAF's G550-AEW aircraft achieves FOC

The Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) Gulfstream 550 Airborne Early Warning (G550-AEW) aircraft has achieved full operational capability (FOC)...

RSAF's G550-AEW aircraft achieves FOC

Airbus to deliver first A400M to RMAF in 2015

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) is expected to take delivery of its first Airbus A400M military transport aircraft under contract from Airbus Military in January 2015, RMAF commander...

Airbus to deliver first A400M to RMAF in 2015

RNZAF’s new NH-90 aircraft has flaws, says report

The Royal New Zealand Air Force’s (RNZAF) new NH Industries-built NH90 aircraft is facing claims that it is flawed and may not fly in snowy conditions even after they have been...

RNZAF’s new NH-90 aircraft has flaws, says report

DynCorp wins KAF AH-64D Apaches support contract

The US Army Contracting Command (ACC) has awarded a contract to DynCorp International to provide a Maintenance Augmentation Team (MAT) for the Kuwait Air Force’s (KAF) AH-64D Apache...

DynCorp wins KAF AH-64D Apaches support contract

UK’s first F-35 makes inaugural flight

The UK’s first Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Lightining II production aircraft has flown its inaugural flight from Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth facility in Texas,...

UK’s first F-35 makes inaugural flight