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Kuwait to rearm fighters with AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder missiles

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a potential sale of 80 AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Block II All-Up-Round Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training...

Kuwait to rearm fighters with AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder missiles

Indonesia tests indigenous bombs

The Indonesian Air Force has test fired its indigenously developed National Piercing Bomb (BTN)-250 and Train Smoke Bomb Practice (BLA P)-50 at Iswahjudi Air Weapon Range (AWR) in Pandanwangi,...

Indonesia tests indigenous bombs

Boeing to support ROKAF fleet of F-15K jets

South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has awarded a performance based logistics (PBL) contract to Boeing to support the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) fleet of...

Boeing to support ROKAF fleet of F-15K jets

French Mirage 2000D fighters to receive Thales ASTAC pods

Thales has received a contract from the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) to install Airborne Electronic Reconnaissance System (ASTAC) tactical reconnaissance pods onto the French Air...

French Mirage 2000D fighters to receive Thales ASTAC pods

Japan may halt F-35 purchase over price rise

Japan’s Defence Ministry has indicated that it may halt purchases of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter, currently being developed by an international consortium led by Lockheed Martin,...

Japan may halt F-35 purchase over price rise

USAF to equip TDC with AtHoc emergency mass notification system

AtHoc has been awarded a contract for the supply of its IWSAlerts emergency mass notification system (EMNS) to equip the US Air Force’s (USAF) Theatre Deployable Communications...

USAF to equip TDC with AtHoc emergency mass notification system

Australia to transform Super Hornets to EA-18G Growlers

The Australian Government is planning to convert the Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) six new Boeing-built Super Hornet fighter aircraft to the EA-18G model, dubbed Growlers, under a yet to...

Australia to transform Super Hornets to EA-18G Growlers

BAE APKWS completes flight testing on fixed-wing aircraft

The Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS), developed by BAE Systems, successfully demonstrated its capabilities on fixed-wing aircraft during flight tests conducted at Eglin Air Force...

BAE APKWS completes flight testing on fixed-wing aircraft

USAF T-38 trainer replacement programme deferred to 2020

The US Air Force (USAF) T-X programme, aimed at replacing the ageing Northrop Grumman-built T-38C Talon fleet, has been delayed further due to the US Department of Defense's latest budget...

USAF T-38 trainer replacement programme deferred to 2020

USAF F-35A completes first external missiles testing

The US Air Force’s (USAF) conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35A, has completed its first flight tests carrying external missiles at Edwards...

USAF F-35A completes first external missiles testing

Boeing delivers first re-winged A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft

Boeing has delivered the US Air Force’s (USAF) first re-winged A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft at Hill Air Force Base, Utah,...

Boeing delivers first re-winged A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft

USAF orders for Switchblade loitering munition system

The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded an extension contract to AeroVironment to supply its Switchblade loitering munition systems to provide enhanced force protection and...

USAF orders for Switchblade loitering munition system

Indian Air Force inducts Russian Mi-17 V5 helicopter

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has formally inducted into service the first batch of Mi-17V-5 tactical transport helicopters procured from Russia under a $1.3bn deal in a bid to enhance...

Indian Air Force inducts Russian Mi-17 V5 helicopter

Israel selects Alenia M-346 Master for combat trainer tender

The Israeli defence ministry has selected Alenia Aermacchi's M-346 Master as its new advanced combat trainer for the Israeli Air Force (IAF), ending the competition between Italy and South...

Israel selects Alenia M-346 Master for combat trainer tender

Lockheed unveils new version of F-16 Fighting Falcon

Lockheed Martin has unveiled a new version of the Fighting Falcon fighter jet, F-16V, at the Singapore Air Show...

Lockheed unveils new version of F-16 Fighting Falcon

Airbus Military to deliver nine C295 aircraft to Indonesia

PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PT DI) has entered into an agreement with Airbus Military for the supply of nine C295 military transport aircraft along with spare parts and training support to...

Airbus Military to deliver nine C295 aircraft to Indonesia

Italy receives second T-346A trainer aircraft

The Italian Air Force (ITAF) has received the second T-346A advanced jet trainer aircraft of the M-346 series delivered by Alenia Aermacchi at its production facility in Venegono,...

Italy receives second T-346A trainer aircraft

US Missile Defence Satellite delivers vital infrared data to users

The US Air Force (USAF) Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous (GEO-1) spacecraft is providing vital infrared data to users as part of its ongoing rigorous operational...

US Missile Defence Satellite delivers vital infrared data to users

RAAF orders Cubic air combat training system

Cubic Defense Applications has received a foreign military sale contract for the supply of its P5 Tactical Combat Training System / Tactical Combat Training System (P5CTS / TCTS) to the...

RAAF orders Cubic air combat training system

Cassidian flight tests first upgraded Tornado aircraft

The German Air Force’s first production model of the upgraded Tornado combat aircraft fleet has undergone testing of the latest capability standard, Avionics Software System Tornado Ada...

Cassidian flight tests first upgraded Tornado aircraft

Northrop to supply additional LITENING SE pods for USAF

Northrop Grumman has been awarded two low rate initial production contract modifications for the supply of its additional Laser Infrared Targeting and Navigating (LITENING) SE advanced...

Northrop to supply additional LITENING SE pods for USAF