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US senators introduce legislation to sell 66 US F-16 C/Ds to Taiwan

The US will sell no fewer than 66 new F-16 C/D multirole fighter jets to Taiwan following the introduction of legislation by Senators John Cornyn and Robert Menendez. The bill cited a report...

US senators introduce legislation to sell 66 US F-16 C/Ds to Taiwan

Lockheed to support USAF C-130J MATS II programme

Lockheed has been awarded a contract by the US Air Force (USAF) to provide for the first phase of the C-130J maintenance and aircrew training system (MATS) II programme, including...

Lockheed to support USAF C-130J MATS II programme

French Air Force extends AWACS support contract

SIMMAD, the French Defence Ministry's Aircraft Through Life Support Organisation, has extended the through-life support contract for AWACS surveillance aircraft with Air France KLM E&M for...

French Air Force extends AWACS support contract

AAI to provide ABE systems for RAF Typhoon aircraft

AAI Test & Training has been awarded a contract by Cassidian for three model 310A advanced boresight equipment (ABE) systems to support the UK Royal Air Force's Eurofighter Typhoon...

AAI to provide ABE systems for RAF Typhoon aircraft

Syria likely to purchase additional Russian air defence systems

Syria is considering purchasing a complete range of advanced air defence systems from Russia, a source in the Russian defence industry has revealed. RIA Novosti quoted the source as...

Syria likely to purchase additional Russian air defence systems

Eurofighter to receive Babcock decoy-dispenser units

The Eurofighter consortium has awarded a contract to Babcock to deliver decoy-dispenser units for the Eurofighter Typhoon multirole combat aircraft. The contract calls for Babcock to...

Eurofighter to receive Babcock decoy-dispenser units

BAE to design US Air Force C-130 aircraft computers

The US Air Force has contracted BAE Systems to design and test mission computers for its 37 C-130 Hercules turboprop transport aircraft. Under the $23m contract, BAE is tasked to develop,...

BAE to design US Air Force C-130 aircraft computers

PAF 'ill-equipped' to defend national airspace

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) aircraft are in dire straits with more than three-quarters of the jets being unfit to fly, PAF spokesman Miguel Ernesto Okol has said. The PAF is dependent on...

PAF 'ill-equipped' to defend national airspace

IAF to use advance simulators to train pilots

Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots are set to train on advance simulators to deal with all possible operational requirements. IAF's vice chief air marshall KK Nohwar simulator training will add to...

IAF to use advance simulators to train pilots

Cobham to supply refuelling pods for FAB KC-390

Cobham has been awarded a contract from Embraer Defense and Security to supply wing-mounted aerial refuelling pods for the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) KC-390 airlifter. The aerial refuelling...

Cobham to supply refuelling pods for FAB KC-390

Polish Air Force MiG-29s to receive avionics overhaul

Wojskowe Zaklady Lotnicze nr 2 is to upgrade 16 MiG-29 jet fighters under an agreement with Poland Ministry of National Defence, the Armament Inspectorate has said. The $44.5m contract includes...

Polish Air Force MiG-29s to receive avionics overhaul

USAF completes ground-based positioning system review

Locata has completed critical design review (CDR) of its non-GPS-based positioning system (NGBPS) which will enable the US Air Force (USAF) to deploy a new ground-based positioning system for...

USAF completes ground-based positioning system review

CIS air defence joint drills conclude

The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) joint air defence system units conducted exercises with live firing drills at the Ashuluk firing range in the Astrakhan Region near the Caspian...

CIS air defence joint drills conclude

USAF receives sixth C-130J at Dyess AFB

The US Air Force (USAF) has received the sixth of 28 C-130J Super Hercules to the 317th Airlift Group at Dyess Air Force Base (AFB), Texas, US. 18th Air Force Commander Lieutenant General...

USAF receives sixth C-130J at Dyess AFB

French Air Force completes first SAMP trials

The French Air Force (ALA) has carried out the first firing of an Aster 30 surface-to-air medium-range missile (SAMP) at the Direction Générale de l'Armament missile test range...

French Air Force completes first SAMP trials

PLAAF installs missile black box to enhance combat readiness

The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) has installed a black box in the missile weapon system of the Nanjing Military Area Command (MAC) missile brigade. The black box, which is...

PLAAF installs missile black box to enhance combat readiness

Airbus Military to overhaul Polish Air Force Orlik TC II trainer

Airbus Military Polska has signed a contract to develop and equip Polish Air Force Orlik TC II trainer aircraft with a glass cockpit. This cockpit upgrade will reduce pilot workload and...

Airbus Military to overhaul Polish Air Force Orlik TC II trainer

IAF to procure Su-30 MKI and Tejas LCA aircaft

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has decided to procure Su-30MKI aircraft and Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) for induction into the IAF fleet, Indian Defence Minister AK Antony has said. The...

IAF to procure Su-30 MKI and Tejas LCA aircaft

USAF validates MALD-J capability to protect aircraft

The US Air Force (USAF) has completed the first test of the miniature air-launched decoy jammer (MALD-J) in a simulated operational environment, validating the jammer's capability to protect...

USAF validates MALD-J capability to protect aircraft

CAE to overhaul Luftwaffe Eurofighter and Tornado simulators

CAE has been contracted to provide support services for the German Air Force's (Luftwaffe) Eurofighter simulators and to upgrade Tornado flight simulators. Under the contract, which was awarded...

CAE to overhaul Luftwaffe Eurofighter and Tornado simulators

Lockheed to produce laser-guided bomb kits for USAF

The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to produce Paveway II Plus laser-guided bomb (LGB) GBU-12 guidance kits. The GBU-12 guidance kits consist of the...

Lockheed to produce laser-guided bomb kits for USAF